Filing for Office

Filing begins for state, judicial and county offices at 8:00 am on Tuesday, May 17, 2022 and ends Tuesday, May 31, 2022 at 5:00 pm. 

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. The place of filing for county offices is the Isanti County Auditor-Treasurer’s office in the Isanti County Government Center at 555 18th Ave SW Cambridge, MN 55008. Filing offices will be closed Monday, May 30, 2022 in observance of Memorial Day.

Candidates may file their affidavit of candidacy via one of two ways:

  • Mail:

Candidates can mail their completed, notarized affidavit of candidacy form along with the filing fee to:

Isanti County Auditor-Treasurer 
555 18th Ave SW
Cambridge, MN 55008

  • In-Person Candidate Filing: 

Candidates can file in-person at the Isanti County Auditor-Treasurer office.

The affidavit of candidacy forms can be found at https://www.sos.state.mn.us/media/1027/affidavit-of-candidacy.pdf

View the Minnesota Secretary of State website for more information on candidate filing at https://www.sos.state.mn.us/election-administration-campaigns/become-a-candidate/

Contact the Auditor-Treasurer’s office with any further questions at (763) 689-1644 or [email protected].

Filing Schedule

Date
May 17, 2022First day to file affidavits of candidacy for state, judicial, and county offices beginning at 8:00 AM
May 31, 2022Last day to file affidavits of candidacy for state, judicial, and county offices until 5:00 PM
June 2, 2022Last day to file affidavits of withdrawal for state, judicial, and county offices until 5:00 PM. Filing fees are non-refundable.


Where to File

Minnesota Secretary of State Office

  • United States Representative – District 8

Minnesota Secretary of State Office OR Isanti County Auditor-Treasurer Office 

Candidates may file with the Isanti County Auditor-Treasurer if they reside in Isanti County.

  • State Senator – District 10
  • State Senator – District 27
  • State Senator – District 28
  • State Senator – District 31
  • State Representative – District 10B
  • State Representative – District 27B
  • State Representative – District 28A
  • State Representative – District 31B
  • Governor and Lieutenant Governor
  • Secretary of State
  • State Auditor
  • Attorney General
  • Judicial Offices

Isanti County Auditor-Treasurer Office

  • County Commissioner for District 1 (Two-Year Term)
    Bradford Township, City of Cambridge Precinct 1

  • County Commissioner for District 2 (Four-Year Term)
    Cambridge Township, Springvale Township, City of Cambridge Precinct 2

  • County Commissioner for District 3 (Two-Year Term)
    Dalbo Township, Maple Ridge Township, Spencer Brook Township, Stanchfield Township, Wyanett Township, City of Braham Precinct 

  • County Commissioner for District 4 (Two-Year Term) 
    Athens Township, Stanford Township, City of Isanti Precinct 1, City of St. Francis Precinct 3

  • County Commissioner for District 5 (Four-Year Term)
    Isanti Township, North Branch Township, Oxford Township, City of Isanti Precinct 2

NOTE:  Filing for city, school district and some townships (even-year fall elections) offices must be submitted to your city, school or township clerk. Contact your jurisdiction for further filing instructions.

Filing Fees

  • State Senator or Representative:             $100.00
  • Governor and Lieutenant Governor         $300.00
  • Secretary of State                                    $300.00                                               
  • State Auditor                                             $300.00
  • Attorney General                                      $300.00
  • Judicial Officer:                                         $300.00
  • County Commissioner:                             $50.00
  • County Attorney:                                       $50.00
  • County Sheriff:                                          $50.00
  • Soil & Water Conservation Supervisor:     $20.00