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Special Elections


Special elections are used to fill vacant offices or decide ballot questions; they can be scheduled at various times during the year, and may be held in conjunction with a regularly scheduled election. The following statutes govern special elections:

Upcoming Special Elections

The Office of the Secretary of State has been notified of the following special elections. Contact the local jurisdiction for details about the vacant office or ballot question. Last updated September 25, 2019.

November 5, 2019

  • Special Primary Anoka County Com 06 (Vacancy)
  • Special Election Goodhue County Com 01 (Vacancy)
  • Special Election Ramsey County Com 01 (Vacancy)
  • Special Election Waseca County Com 05 (Vacancy)
  • Special Election City of Byron (Question)
  • Special Primary City of Cloquet W-03 (Vacancy)
  • Special Election City of Cottage Grove (Vacancy)
  • Special Election City of Montgomery (Question)
  • Special Election City of Moorhead W-03 (Vacancy)
  • Special Election City of Moorhead W-04 (Vacancy)
  • Special Election City of Ostrander (Vacancy)
  • Special Election City of Ramsey W-03 (Vacancy)
  • Special Election City of Rothsay (Vacancy)
  • School District Special Election ISD 2 - Hill City (Vacancy)
  • School District Special Election ISD 47 - Sauk Rapids-Rice (Question)
  • School District Special Election ISD 111 - Watertown-Mayer (Question)
  • School District Special Election ISD 112 - Eastern Carver County (Question)
  • School District Special Election ISD 113 - Walker-Hackensack-Akeley (Question)
  • School District Special Election ISD 118 - Northland Community (Vacancy)
  • School District Special Election ISD 152 - Moorhead (Question)
  • School District Special Election ISD 182 - Crosby-Ironton (Question)
  • School District Special Election ISD 191 - Burnsville (Question)
  • School District Special Election ISD 194 - Lakeville (Question)
  • School District Special Election ISD 206 - Alexandria (Question)
  • School District Special Election ISD 227 - Chatfield (Vacancy)
  • School District Special Election ISD 238 - Mabel-Canton (Vacancy)
  • School District Special Election ISD 252 - Cannon Falls (Vacancy)
  • School District Special Election ISD 261 - Ashby (Question)
  • School District Special Election ISD 306 - Laporte (Question & Vacancy)
  • School District Special Election ISD 332 - Mora (Question)
  • School District Special Election ISD 423 - Hutchinson (Question)
  • School District Special Election ISD 435 - Waubun-Ogema-White Earth (Question)
  • School District Special Election ISD 458 - Truman (Question)
  • School District Special Election ISD 465 - Litchfield (Question)
  • School District Special Election ISD 486 - Swanville (Question)
  • School District Special Election ISD 497 - Lyle (Question)
  • School District Special Election ISD 511 - Adrian (Question)
  • School District Special Election ISD 514 - Ellsworth (Question)
  • School District Special Election ISD 518 - Worthington (Question)
  • School District Special Election ISD 534 - Stewartville (Question)
  • School District Special Election ISD 535 - Rochester (Question)
  • School District Special Election ISD 547 - Parkers Prairie (Question)
  • School District Special Election ISD 548 - Pelican Rapids (Question)
  • School District Special Election ISD 550 - Underwood (Vacancy)
  • School District Special Election ISD 593 - Crookston (Question & Vacancy)
  • School District Special Election ISD 599 - Fertile-Beltrami (Question)
  • School District Special Election ISD 600 - Fisher (Question)
  • School District Special Election ISD 630 - Red Lake Falls (Question)
  • School District Special Election ISD 656 - Faribault (Question)
  • School District Special Election ISD 707 - Nett Lake (Vacancy)
  • School District Special Election ISD 712 - Mountain Iron-Buhl (Vacancy)
  • School District Special Election ISD 717 - Jordan (Question)
  • School District Special Election ISD 726 - Becker (Question)
  • School District Special Election ISD 728 - ISD 728 (Question)
  • School District Special Election ISD 743 - Sauk Centre (Question)
  • School District Special Election ISD 748 - Sartell-St. Stephen (Question)
  • School District Special Election ISD 761 - Owatonna (Question)
  • School District Special Election ISD 763 - Medford (Vacancy)
  • School District Special Election ISD 821 - Menahga (Vacancy)
  • School District Special Election ISD 829 - Waseca (Vacancy)
  • School District Special Election ISD 836 - Butterfield (Vacancy)
  • School District Special Election ISD 858 - St. Charles (Question)
  • School District Special Election ISD 861 - Winona Area District 4 (Vacancy)
  • School District Special Election ISD 876 - Annandale (Question)
  • School District Special Election ISD 877 - Buffalo-Hanover-Montrose (Question)
  • School District Special Election ISD 912 - Milaca (Question & Vacancy)
  • School District Special Election ISD 2125 - Triton (Question)
  • School District Special Election ISD 2137 - Kingsland (Question & Vacancy)
  • School District Special Election ISD 2164 - Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton (Question)
  • School District Special Election ISD 2169 - Murray County Central (Question)
  • School District Special Election ISD 2172 - Kenyon-Wanamingo (Question)
  • School District Special Election ISD 2180 - MACCRAY (Question)
  • School District Special Election ISD 2358 - Tri-County (Question)
  • School District Special Election ISD 2364 - Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa (Question)
  • School District Special Election ISD 2365 - Gibbon-Fairfax-Winthrop (Question)
  • School District Special Election ISD 2534 - BOLD (Question)
  • School District Special Election ISD 2687 - Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted (Question)
  • School District Special Election ISD 2805 - Zumbrota-Mazeppa (Vacancy)
  • School District Special Election ISD 2853 - Lac qui Parle Valley (Question & Vacancy)
  • School District Special Election ISD 2854 - Ada-Borup (Question)
  • School District Special Election ISD 2859 - Glencoe-Silver Lake (Question)
  • School District Special Election ISD 2860 - Blue Earth Area (Question & Vacancy)
  • School District Special Election ISD 2886 - Glenville-Emmons (Question)
  • School District Special Election ISD 2895 - Jackson County Central (Question)
  • School District Special Election ISD 2908 - Brandon-Evansville (Question)

February 11, 2020

  • Special Election Anoka County Com 06 (Vacancy)
  • Special Election City of Cloquet W-03 (Vacancy)

Special Election Dates

Most special elections may only be held on one of the following five dates:

  • Second Tuesday in February
  • Second Tuesday in April
  • Second Tuesday in May
  • Second Tuesday in August
  • First Tuesday after the first Monday in November
  • February 12
  • April 9
  • May 14
  • August 13
  • November 5
  • February 11
  • April 14
  • May 12
  • August 11
  • November 3