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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 voter registration, absentee voting, candidate filing and all election activities. If you have questions we want to hear from you!

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 elections

The next election in St. Louis Park is scheduled for Nov. 5, 2019.  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 online, 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.

Learn more about ranked-choice voting and get answers to common questions.

Interested in elections? 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

Candidate information

Candidate filing for city offices (mayor and council member) will take place July 30 - Aug. 13, 2019 in the city clerk's office.

In order to appear on the ballot, an individual must complete the following during the filing period:

If you are thinking of running for a city office please check back in March 2019 for more resources and educational opportunities for prospective candidates.

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.