Election Information

ELECTION JUDGE SURVEY if you are interested in serving as an Election Judge, please complete the survey and return to City Hall by Wednesday, July 6, 2016.
2016 ELECTION DATES:
  • Candidate Filing Period – Tuesday, August 2, 2016 to Tuesday, August 16, 2016
    • Mayor (4 year term)
    • Two Council Members (4 year term)
  • Primary Election – Tuesday, August 9, 2016 (7am-8pm)
  • General Election – Tuesday, November 8, 2016 (7am-8pm)
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.
The last day to preregister is 5:00 pm at City Hall on Tuesday, October 14, 2014 for the General 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:
QUESTIONS:
Call City Hall (763) 634-8770 or go online to www.sos.state.mn.us
2014 Campaign Finance Reports: 2014 Campaign Finance Reports