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Candidate filings

The filing period for candidates for City offices ended June 5, 2018. For the office of Mayor, only William Droste (the incumbent) filed for election. For two seats on the City Council, the candidates are Tammy Block, Mark DeBettignies, Paul Essler, and Shaun Nelson (DeBettignies and Nelson are the incumbents). [Candidate database on Minnesota Secretary of State website.] All five local candidates will appear on the November general election ballot.

2018 election calendar

  • Early voting for primary begins: June 29
  • Primary election: August 14
  • Early voting for general election begins: September 21
  • General election: November 6

Other Links

Candidate filing documents

Download the necessary information sheets and forms to file as a candidate.

Campaign Signs

The City regulates campaign signs. View the campaign sign regulations.

Campaign Finance Reports

View reports from candidates for City offices.

Vote Absentee

Changes in Minnesota Election laws now allow for absentee voting without an excuse. You may request an absentee ballot online at this time, which will be mailed out during the absentee voting period. Ballots may be obtained in person or through the mail. More information can be found on the Absentee Voting page.

Election Contact Information

Rosemount City Hall
Ph: (651) 322-2003

Dakota County Property Taxation and Records Department
Ph: (651) 438-4380

Minnesota Secretary of State
Ph: (651) 296-9073