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Filing for Office
Eligibility
To be eligible to file for office, an individual must meet the following requirements: 
  • Be an eligible voter
  • Be 21 years of age or will be on assuming the office
  • Have maintained residence in the district from which the candidate seeks election for 30 days before the general election

Where to File
  • Excelsior City Offices
    339 Third Street
    Excelsior, MN 55331
  • 7:30 am - 5:30 pm, Monday through Thursday

Filing Dates
The following dates are in accordance with Minnesota statutes:
  • Candidate filing opens on July 31, 2012
  • Candidate filing closes on August 14, 2012 at 5:00 pm
  • Withdrawal deadline is August 16, 2012 at 5:00 pm
  • Terms begin on January 7, 2013

Offices
The following are elective offices for the City of Excelsior, which will appear on the November 6, 2012, general election ballot.

Mayor         
  • Term: Two years
  • Salary: $300/month
  • Filing Fee: $4

Councilmember (Two Positions)
  • Term: Four years
  • Salary: $200/month
  • Filing Fee: $4

Councilmember (One Position - Special Election)
  • Term: Two years (Term begins following contest period)
  • Salary: $200/month
  • Filing Fee: $4



339 Third Street
Excelsior, MN 55331
Phone: (952) 474-5233
Email: cityhall@ci.excelsior.mn.us