Election Information

August 12, 2014 (7am-8pm)

Primary Election

November 4, 2014 (7am-8pm)

General Election

Polling location Rockord High School – Community  Center (Door 11)

7600 Co. Rd. 50 (Rebecca Park Trail), Rockford, MN  55373

 

Filing for Candidacy for City Seats

If you wish to file for a City seat that expires on December 31, 2014, you may stop by City Hall to complete an Affidavit of Candidacy.  Filing for local office begins on Tuesday, July 29, 2014 until Tuesday, August 12, 2014 at City Hall (8am-4:30pm M-F and until 5pm on August 12, 2014).  The filing fee is $2.00.

The City will have the following seats up for election:

  • Council Member (4 year Term) – two seats open

Primary and General Elections

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.

ABSENTEE VOTING:

Absentee voting will not be available at City Hall to vote in person.  Absentee voting will begin on Friday, June 27, 2014 for the Primary Election and September 19, 2014 for the General Election.  Absentee Ballot Applications are available on-line, at the County or at City Hall, 6031 Main Street, Rockford.  Complete the application and bring in person, fax or mail to the county where you live:

Hennepin County Residents - Hennepin County Elections, Government Center PSL, 300 South 6th Street, Minneapolis, MN  55487  Fax 612-348-2151 or Phone 612-348-5151

Wright County Residents – Wright County Government Center, Attn:  Elections Division, 10 2nd Street NW, Room 230, Buffalo, MN  55313  Fax 763-682-7873 or Phone 763-682-7578

SAMPLE BALLOT(S):

To view your ballot, click on the link and provide the appropriate informaiton:  http://myballotmn.sos.state.mn.us/

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.

The last day to preregister is 5:00 pm at City Hall on Tuesday, July 22, 2014 for the Primary Election.

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. Please consider posting the following link on your city’s website:

https://minnesota.overseasvotefoundation.org/vote/home.htm

QUESTIONS:

Call City Hall (763) 634-8770 or go online to www.sos.state.mn.us

 

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