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201 4th Street SE
Room 135
Rochester, Mn 55904 (Map)

Phone: 507-328-2900
Fax: 507-328-2901
TDD: 507-328-2900

Mon-Fri 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

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Calendar of Elections/Filing for Office/Candidates/Financial Statements

Schedule of Elections/Candidates for Election

Regular elections are held on even years.

Dates of Election:
Primary Election - August 12, 2014
General Election - November 4, 2014
 
Candidate contact information can be found at  http://candidates.sos.state.mn.us

MAYOR
Ardell F Brede (filed on May 20)
Stephanie Kilen (filed on June 3)
Cindy Maves (filed on June 3)

1ST WARD COUNCILMEMBER
Ed Hruska (filed on May 20)

3RD WARD COUNCILMEMBER
Bruce Snyder (filed on May 20)
Nick Campion (filed on May 28th)
Vickie Anderson (filed on June 3)

5TH WARD COUNCILMEMBER
Shaun Palmer (filed on May 20)
Mark Hickey (filed May 20)

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City Offices for Election:

  • Mayor 
  • 1st Ward Councilmember
  • 3rd Ward Councilmember
  • 5th Ward Councilmember

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Filing Dates

8 am to 5 pm, May 20 - May 20-June 3 at the City Clerk's office, City Hall, 201 4th Street SE, Rochester MN 55904

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Withdrawal of Candidacy

If a person files for an office, and later decides to withdraw from candidacy, an affidavit of withdrawal of candidacy must be filed in the City Clerk's Office no later than 5 pm on June 5, 2014.

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Cost

$50.00

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Qualifications for Mayor:

  • Must be a resident of the city of Rochester for at least 30 days prior to filing for candidacy for the office.*
  • Must be a qualified voter in the State of Minnesota.*
  • Candidates filing for office must be 21 years of age or more when the oath of said office is taken.  (Oath of office will be taken on the first Monday in January at the first Council meeting, on  January 5th, 2015.
  • Candidates may not file for any other office to be voted on at said Charter Election to be held on November 4, 2014

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Qualifications for 1st, 3rd, or 5th Ward Councilmember:

  • Must be a resident of the ward for which the person is running for at least 30 days prior to filing for candidacy for the office.*
  • Must be a qualified voter in the State of Minnesota*
  • Candidates filing for office must be 21 years of age or more when the oath of said office is taken.  (Oath of office will be taken on the first Monday in January at the first City Council meeting on  January 5th, 2015)
  • Candidates may not file for any other office to be voted on at said Charter Election to be held on November 4, 2014.

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Term of office:

4 years*

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For more information

For more information, see the City of Rochester Charter, Chapter III.

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Questions?

Call the City Clerk's Office at 507-328-2900.

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* - per Charter of City of Rochester

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