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Filing for Office

Candidates can file with Goodhue County if it is a:

When you file, you will submit a completed Affidavit of Candidacy and a Candidate Filing Fee or Petition in Place of Filing Fee.

Nominating Petition

If you are running as a member of a major political party or for a nonpartisan office, you do not need to file a nominating petition.

If you are running for a partisan office but not as a member of a major political party, then you must file a Nominating Petition with the required number of signatures.

Campaign Finance

Goodhue County candidate committees file campaign finance reports with us. Reporting is governed by Minnesota statutes 211A and 211B.

Campaign Finance Report Form  View Campaign Finance Reports


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