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Notice is hereby given that a general election will be held in Rice County on Tuesday, November 6, 2018, for the purpose of electing candidates for the offices listed below. The filing period for all offices begins at 8:00 a.m., Tuesday, May 22, 2018, and ends at 5:00 p.m., Tuesday, June 5, 2018.Note: Filing offices will be closed Monday, May 28, 2018, in observance of Memorial Day.Candidates may file in person or by mail if the filing is received during the filing period. Candidates who will be absent from the state during the filing period and meet the requirements of Minnesota Statutes section 204B.09, subdivision 1a, may arrange to file during the seven days immediately preceding the candidates absence from the state.The place of filing for federal offices is the Office of the Secretary of State, State Office Building, Room 180, 100 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., St. Paul, MN 55155-1299. The place of filing for state offices is with the Office of the Secretary of State or with the county auditor of the county in which the candidate resides.This notice is provided pursuant to Minnesota Statutes section 204B.33.FEDERAL OFFICESOne United States Senator (Term ending January 3, 2025)One United States Senator (Special Election for Term ending January 3, 2021)One United States Representative for District 1One United States Representative for District 2STATE LEGISLATIVE OFFICESOne State Representative for District 20BOne State Representative for District 24BSTATE EXECUTIVE OFFICESOne Governor and Lieutenant GovernorOne Secretary of StateOne State AuditorOne Attorney GeneralJUDICIAL OFFICESCandidates for judicial office may file either with the Office of the Minnesota Secretary of State or with the County Auditor in the county where the candidate resides. A Candidate filing for one of the Minnesota Court of Appeals seats that has been designated for one of the congressional districts must be a resident of that congressional district.Supreme CourtOne Chief Justice (One Seat) (Gildea)One Associate Justice for Seat 1 (G. Barry Anderson)One Associate Justice for Seat 2 (Chutich)One Associate Justice for Seat 5 (McKeig)Court of Appeals Appellate offices are elected statewide. Where designated, candidates must reside in the congressional district listed for at least one year.One Court of Appeals Judge for Seat 2 (Jesson)One Court of Appeals Judge for Seat 4 (Tracy M. Smith)One Court of Appeals Judge for Seat 6 (Worke) 1st Congressional DistrictOne Court of Appeals Judge for Seat 7 (Halbrooks) 5th Congressional DistrictOne Court of Appeals Judge for Seat 12 (Bratvold)One Court of Appeals Judge for Seat 14 (Florey) 8th Congressional DistrictThird Judicial DistrictOne Third District Court Judge for Seat 1 (Stevens)One Third District Court Judge for Seat 2 (Cajacob)One Third District Court Judge for Seat 5 (Leuning)One Third District Court Judge for Seat 8 (Hanks)One Third District Court Judge for Seat 10 (Hayne)One Third District Court Judge for Seat 12 (Long)One Third District Court Judge for Seat 15 (Chase)One Third District Court Judge for Seat 24 (Daily)Candidates for the following offices file with the Property Tax & Elections Director at the Auditor/Treasurer’s Office located at the Rice County Government Services Building, 320 3rd Street N.W., Suite 5, Faribault, MN 55021.COUNTY OFFICESOne County Commissioner for Commissioner District 3One County Commissioner for Commissioner District 4One County SheriffOne County AttorneyOne Supervisor for Soil & Water Conservation District 3One Supervisor for Soil & Water Conservation District 5
Annette Peters, Rice County Property Tax & Elections Director (507) 332-6133
Sara Folsted, Rice County Administrator, (507) 332-6121