2022 Elections

Election Notices:

City Council Candidates for the August 9th, 2022 Primary Election

The candidates for City Council will be narrowed to six(6) candidates at the August 9th, Primary Election.  The candidates are listed below.  If residents are seeking more information on these candidates please follow this link to the Candidate Profiles airing on Townsquare TV or reach out to the candidates or their campaign committees.  

Candidate Filings - South St. Paul School Board

The general election shall be held on Tuesday, November 8, 2022.  At that election, four (4) members will be elected to the School Board for terms of four (4) years each.

The period for filing affidavits of candidacy for the office of school board member of South St. Paul Schools shall begin at 7:00 AM on Tuesday, August 2, 2022 and shall close at 5:00 PM on Tuesday, August 16, 2022.

Affidavits of Candidacy are available in the City Clerk's Office at City Hall, 125 3rd Avenue North, South St. Paul.  The filing fee for this office is $2.  A candidate for this office must be an eligible voter, must be 21 years of age or more on assuming office, must have been a resident of the school district from which the candidate seeks election for thirty (30) days before the general election, and must have no other affidavit on file for any other office at the same primary or general election.

The affidavits of candidacy must be filed in the office of the city clerk and the filing fee paid prior to 5:00 o'clock p.m. on August 16, 2022.

Candidate Filings:




ABSENTEE BALLOT BOARD

City of South St. Paul Absentee Ballot Boards Meeting Schedule, 2022 State Primary Election 

The City of South St. Paul Absentee Ballot Board will meet during business hours at the call of the City Clerk in the 2nd Floor Conference Room of City Hall to accept absentee ballots received from voters residing in the following City of South St. Paul precincts during the absentee voting period (June 24th through August 8th, 2022):

City of South St. Paul:

  • Precinct 1
  • Precinct 2
  • Precinct 3
  • Precinct 4
  • Precinct 5

The Dakota County UOCAVA Absentee Ballot Board will meet during business hours at the call of the auditor on every day in which a military/overseas process absentee ballot is received.

For further information about these meetings, please contact Deanna Werner at 651-554, 3204 or dwerner@southstpaul.org

FOR ELECTION RESULTS YOU WILL BE DIRECTED TO THE OFFICE OF THE MINNESOTA SECRETRY OF STATE.  SOUTH ST PAUL CITY OFFICES WILL NOT BE OPEN ON ELECTION NIGHT.

Primary Election - Tuesday, August 9, 2022
General Election - Tuesday,  November 8, 2022


  • 2022 Key Election Dates:

  • August 2:  School Board Candidate filing opens
  • August 8:  Primary Election Absentee Voting Ends
  • August 9:  Primary Election
  • August 16:  School Board Candidate filing closes (5:00 pm)
  • September 23:  Absentee Ballot For General Election Begins
  • November 7:  Absentee Ballot Ends for General Election
  • November 8:  General Election Day


Affidavit of Candidacy
Campaign Manual
Campaign Financial Report
Campaign Financial Certificate of Filing
Campaign Filing Packet Materials
Affidavit of Withdrawal from Candidacy
Campaign Sign Regulations Brochure
Campaign Signs Memo