Minnesota Secretary Of State - Senate District 13 Special Election
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Senate District 13 Special Election


The governor has issued a Writ of Special Election to fill a vacancy in Senate District 13. The vacancy was caused by the resignation of Senator Michelle Fischbach, effective May 25, 2018. Senate District 13 represents much of eastern Stearns County (excluding St. Cloud) and a small part of Benton County. 

Election Dates

  • Special Primary: August 14, 2018 (State Primary)
  • Special Election: November 6, 2018 (State General Election)

Filing Information

Candidates may file for this office with Benton County Elections, Stearns County Elections 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.

Filed candidates will be listed on the Candidate Finder website.