Filing for City Offices

Qualifications for Running for Office

  • Be eligible to vote in Minnesota
  • Must be 21 years of age or older when assuming office
  • Have maintained residence in your ward for at least 30 days before the general election

How to File for Office

Candidates for City Council seats must file an Affidavit of Candidacy in person with the City Clerk's office located at City Hall, 112 West Washington Avenue, Fergus Falls, MN 56537.

Filing must be completed between July 31-August 14, 2018 in order to be placed on the ballot.  

For more information, contact Lynne Olson, Assistant to the City Administrator or call 218-332-5404.