SAINT PAUL — Minnesota Secretary of State Steve Simon today received a writ from Governor Mark Dayton ordering a special election to be held for House District 3A on Tuesday, December 8, 2015. The special election is being held to fill the vacancy created by the passing of former State Representative David Dill. A special primary election, if necessary, will be held on Tuesday, September 29, 2015.
The candidate filing period for the House seat begins Tuesday, August 25, and ends Monday, August 31, at 5 p.m. Candidates may file their candidacies for this office with the County Auditor in the county in which they reside (Cook, Koochiching, Lake or Saint Louis counties), or at the Office of the Minnesota Secretary of State, State Office Building in St. Paul. The candidate withdrawal period ends at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, September 1.
Candidates and their supporters are reminded that in addition to filing their candidacy for office as described above, that campaign committees must register with the Campaign Finance and Public Disclosure Board, www.cfboard.state.mn.us, no later than 14 days after the committee has raised or spent $750.
Candidate and special election information will be posted on the Office of the Secretary of State website at: www.sos.state.mn.us.
Contact: Ryan Furlong, 651-297-8919, firstname.lastname@example.org