Election Information

GENERAL ELECTION – TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2018 (7AM-8PM)
UPCOMING ELECTION DATES:
GENERAL ELECTION – TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2018 (7AM-8PM)
ELECTION JUDGE INFORMATION:
If you are interested in serving as an Election Judge, please complete the Election Judge Application and return to City Hall ASAP.  Still looking for judges for the General Election.
ELECTION LOCATION: 
ALL Rockford residents in Hennepin County and Wright County vote at the Rockford Community Center – 7600 County Road 50 (Rebecca Park Trail) Door 11.  The polls will be open from 7:00 am to 8:00 pm.
REGISTER TO VOTE:
If you are a new resident to the City of Rockford, recently turned 18, moved within the city or have not voted in the last four years you will need to register.  You may register to vote on Election Day, make sure you have ID such as a current driver’s license or Minnesota ID card with your correct address. If you have not changed your driver’s license you must have a current utility bill, along with your ID.
ABSENTEE VOTING INFORMATION:

Online Absentee Ballot Application:  https://mnvotes.sos.state.mn.us/ABRegistration/ABRegistrationStep1.aspx

Absentee Status Lookup:  https://mnvotes.sos.state.mn.us/AbsenteeBallotStatus.aspx

Absentee Ballot Applications are available at City Hall, 6031 Main Street, Rockford or on the City website.  Mail the application to the county where you live OR you can vote in person at:

Hennepin County Elections

Government Center

300 South 6th Street/Skyway Level 012

Minneapolis, MN  55487

Fax:  612-348-2151 / Phone:  612-348-5151

 

Wright County Government Center

Elections Division

10 2nd Street NW, Room 230

Buffalo, MN  55313

Fax:  763-682-7873 / Phone:  763-682-7578

 Absentee voting ballots will not available at City Hall.

ONE-STOP-SHOP ONLINE RESOURCE FOR MILITARY AND OVERSEAS VOTERS:
The Minnesota Secretary of State’s office encourages cities to share a one-stop-shop online resource for military and overseas voters. This website explains how to apply for, cast, and return absentee ballots.
Online Military/Overseas FPCA application:   https://mnvotes.sos.state.mn.us/UocavaRegistration/UocavaStep1.aspx

 

ELECTION INFORMATION:

Pollfinder:  http://pollfinder.sos.state.mn.us/

Election Results:  http://www.sos.state.mn.us/elections-voting/election-results

 

 

CAMPAIGN INFORMATION:
Filing open:  Tuesday, July 31, 2018 to Tuesday, August 14, 2018 (until 5pm on August 14, 2018)
  • City Council Member (4 year term 1/1/2019 – 12/31/2023) – two openings
  • City Council Member (Special – 2 year term 1/1/2019-12/31/2020) – one opening
2018 Campaign Finance Reports: 2018 Campaign Financial Reports
2016 Campaign Finance Reports: 2016 Campaign Financial Reports
2014 Campaign Finance Reports: 2014 Campaign Financial Reports
QUESTIONS:
Call City Hall (763) 634-8770 or go online to www.sos.state.mn.us