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 elections. Call 952.924.2503 during office hours, which are Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 

2017 Municipal Elections

In 2017, four city offices will be on the ballot: Council Member — Wards 1 through 4. 

St. Louis Park School District #283 will have three (3) school board member seats and two (2) referendum questions on the ballot.  For more information on ISD #283 school board elections or referendum questions, please visit www.slpschools.org or contact the district office at 952-928-6000.

No federal, state or county offices will be voted on this year.

Ward 1 Primary Election Results

A Primary Election was held on August 8, 2017 for the office of councilmember.  The two candidates that received the most votes were:

  • Margaret Rog
  • Brian Shekleton. 

The city council met on August 11, 2017 to officially canvass the results of the Primary Election.

Complete results details are available online through the Minnesota Secretary of State.

General Election: November 7, 2017

  • St. Louis Park voters in ALL WARDS - Wards 1, 2, 3 and 4 - can vote for their ward councilmember at the General Election in November.
  • St. Louis Park School District #283 offices will be on the ballot.
  • Ballot question(s) related to the school district will also appear on the ballot.

Who are the candidates for city offices?
The following individuals will appear on the 2017 General Election ballot:

Councilmember, Ward 1

  • Margaret Rog 
  • Brian Shekleton

Councilmember, Ward 2

  • Anne Mavity
  • Noelle Racette

Councilmember, Ward 3

  • Rachel Harris 
  • Jim Leuthner

Councilmember, Ward 4

  • Tim Brausen

Who are the candidates for ISD #283 School Board Member?

There are three (3) open seats on the St. Louis Park School Board.  All three seats are for four-year terms. 

  • Bruce Cantor
  • Anne Casey
  • Christine M Johnson
  • Mary Tomback
  • Karen D. Waters

We understand that voters are interested in learning more about the candidates for city offices. 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. Additional information regarding candidate filings, including candidate contact information, is available at the Minnesota Secretary of State website.

Important Dates

Sept. 22, 2017  Absentee voting begins at City Hall, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. 
October 17, 2017 Last day to pre-register before the General election
Nov. 4, 2017 Absentee voting available at City Hall, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Nov. 6, 2017 Absentee voting closes at 5 p.m. 
Nov. 7, 2017 Election Day (7 a.m. – 8 p.m.)