The governor has issued a Writ of Special Election to fill a vacancy in Senate District 11. The vacancy was caused by the resignation of Senator Tony Lourey, effective January 3, 2019. Senate District 11 represents all of Carlton and Pine counties, eastern Kanabec county, and a portion of southern St. Louis county.
Candidates may file for this office with the auditor of Carlton, Kanabec, Pine, or Saint Louis counties, or at the Office of the Minnesota Secretary of State in Saint Paul. Candidates and their supporters are reminded that, in addition to filing their candidacy for office as described above, campaign committees must register with the Campaign Finance and Public Disclosure Board no later than 14 days after the committee has raised or spent $750.
|Name||Party/Principle||Filing Location||Filing Date|
|John "Sparky" Birrenbach||Legal Marijuana Now||Pine County||1/4/2019|
|Michelle Lee||DFL||Carlton County||1/4/2019|
|Jason Rarick||Republican||Pine County||1/4/2019|
|Stu Lourey||DFL||Pine County||1/7/2019|
Note: withdrawn candidates have been removed from the list above