Candidates for City Council

Council term
Council members serve a four-year term.  The Mayor serves a two-year term.

Requirements to be a candidate

  • You must be a United States citizen
  • You must be eligible to vote in Minnesota
  • You must be twenty-one years of age or older upon assuming office
  • You must live in St. Bonifacius for at least 30 days before the election

Filing to become a candidate
Candidate packets with the required forms are available in the City Clerk’s office at City Hall seven days before the filing dates.

For mayor (seat open in 2024)

For council member (2 - 4 year seats open in 2024)

Withdrawing from an election
To withdraw from an election, a candidate has to file an Affidavit of Withdrawal with the City Clerk. A candidate has until 5 p.m. two days after candidacy filing period to withdraw. After that date, candidates cannot file an affidavit of withdrawal. (MS205.13, subd. 6).

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