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Posted on: April 23, 2018

Notice of Filing for the 2018 General Election

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 OFFICES
One 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 1
One United States Representative for District 2

STATE LEGISLATIVE OFFICES
One State Representative for District 20B
One State Representative for District 24B

STATE EXECUTIVE OFFICES
One Governor and Lieutenant Governor
One Secretary of State
One State Auditor
One Attorney General

JUDICIAL OFFICES
Candidates 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 Court
One 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 District
One Court of Appeals Judge for Seat 7 (Halbrooks) 5th Congressional District
One Court of Appeals Judge for Seat 12 (Bratvold)
One Court of Appeals Judge for Seat 14 (Florey) 8th Congressional District

Third Judicial District
One 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 OFFICES
One County Commissioner for Commissioner District 3
One County Commissioner for Commissioner District 4
One County Sheriff
One County Attorney
One Supervisor for Soil & Water Conservation District 3
One Supervisor for Soil & Water Conservation District 5


CONTACTS:

Annette Peters, Rice County Property Tax & Elections Director (507) 332-6133

Sara Folsted, Rice County Administrator, (507) 332-6121

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