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City, state and federal elections for the City of St. Louis Park are administered by the city clerk. We know that sometimes information about elections can be confusing or intimidating. Staff in the city clerk's office are available to answer your questions about:

To see who has filed to run for office, visit the candidate filing page.

Call 952.924.2503 during office hours, Monday – Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. or email us at elections@stlouispark.org.

Upcoming events

Citywide mock election

Sept. 17, 4 – 8 p.m.

Test out the new ranked-choice voting system at the citywide mock election! This will be the last mock election before the November election. Attendees will be able to vote for their favorite conference room names for the new interpretive center at Westwood Hills Nature Center, favorite famous person from St. Louis Park, favorite St. Louis Park event and best designed “I voted” sticker.

The mock election will be held at the following four locations:

  1. Knollwood Place Apartments, 3630 Phillips Pkwy.
  2. St. Louis Park City Hall, 5005 Minnetonka Blvd.
  3. The Rec Center, 3700 Monterey Drive
  4. Park Harbor Church, 1615 Texas Ave. S.
Mobile voting

Oct. 1 4 – 7 p.m., Recreation Outdoor Center (ROC), 3700 Monterey Drive
Oct. 8, 4 – 7 p.m., Louisiana Court Apartments, 2705 W. 28th St.

Looking for another opportunity to vote early for the upcoming elections? Stop by one of the city's upcoming mobile voting events!

Voters will be able to receive and submit a ballot for the city election during both of these events. Make sure to look for the city’s community engagement vehicle.

The event will occur rain or shine.

If you can’t make either event, you can still vote early at city hall or your polling place on Election Day. Learn more about early voting.

Upcoming elections

The next election in St. Louis Park is scheduled for Nov. 5, 2019. Your polling location will be open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. on that day. The offices that will be on the ballot include:

  • Mayor
  • Council member at large A
  • Council member at large B
  • ISD 283 school board member

Due to changes made to the city charter in 2018, there will be no primary election in St. Louis Park in 2019.

Sample ballots for the 2019 general election will be available in mid-September. Voters can view a sample ballot, request a copy by calling the elections hotline at 952.924.2503 or pick one up at city hall, Monday – Friday from 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Ranked-choice voting

The city will use ranked-choice voting to elect the offices of mayor and council member at the Nov. 5, 2019 election.

Stay informed and get involved!

Email and text updates

Interested in receiving the latest news and education materials about city elections and ranked-choice voting? Sign up to receive email and/or text updates!

Elections outreach

In St. Louis Park we value voter engagement and education. We want all St. Louis Park voters to feel informed, included and heard. The city's elections outreach staff will be attending and hosting events throughout the community to help educate residents on elections administration and the ranked-choice voting system. Learn more about elections outreach

Social media

The city will be regularly posting information about ranked-choice voting and elections on social media. Don't forget to follow the city on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube