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City, state and federal elections for the City of St. Louis Park are administered by the city clerk. Staff in the city clerk's office are available to answer your questions about voter registration, absentee voting, candidate filing and election activities. Call 952.924.2503 during office hours, Monday – Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 

Election results

View election results on the Minnesota Secretary of State’s website after the polls close. Viewing results on the Secretary of State’s website is the quickest way to see the results on election night. It also has the most comprehensive results since it represents both precinct and absentee voting totals.

Note: The election results are unofficial until canvassed by the state canvassing board.

What is on my ballot in 2018?

In 2018, all voters in Minnesota will have these state and federal offices on their ballot:

  • U.S. Senator
  • U.S. Representative
  • Governor and Lt. Governor
  • Secretary of State
  • State Auditor
  • Attorney General
  • State Representative

Additionally, voters in St. Louis Park will have these county and judicial offices on their ballot:

  • County Commissioner District 3
  • County Attorney
  • County Sheriff
  • Supreme Court - various seats
  • Court of Appeals - various seats
  • District Court Fourth Judicial District - various seats

Can I view a sample ballot?

Before voting on Election Day, many voters find it helpful to know the candidates that will appear on their ballot. View a list of candidates and offices that will appear on your ballot or contact the elections hotline at 952.924.2503 to have a sample ballot mailed to you. 

Sample ballots are also available at city hall, Monday – Friday from 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Candidate information

To remain neutral, the city does not advertise or provide background information on candidates or political platforms. Candidates appearing on the ballot may have their own websites dedicated to their campaign.

View information regarding candidate filings, including candidate contact information. 

Primary election results

St. Louis Park voters turned out in record numbers at the state primary election on Aug. 14, 2018. A total of 11,435 voters cast a ballot, for a turnout of 35.8 percent. By comparison, the turnout in St. Louis Park for the 2014 state primary election was 11 percent. 

View precinct-level results and statistics for St. Louis Park.

Voter participation letters

City elections staff has heard from some concerned St. Louis Park voters who have received a letter from the Voter Participation Center, stating the recipient does not appear to be registered to vote. The letter goes on to encourage voter registration and provides www.mnvotes.org as a way to check registration status or register online.

First, we want voters to know that these letters are not illegal; records of registered voters are publicly available. Second, city staff supports efforts to ensure voters are registered and to check their voter registration status prior to voting. If you have questions about your voter registration status or about elections in general call the city elections hotline at 952.924.2503.