Candidate Filing for Office

Notice of Candidate Filing for Municipal Office 2020

Notice is hereby given pursuant to Minnesota Statute 205.13; Subd 2, that candidate filings for the City of Anoka elected offices will begin at 8:00 a.m. on Tuesday, May 19, 2020, and ends at 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, June 2, 2020.   The amount of candidate filings received will determine whether the City of Anoka will hold a municipal primary election on August 11, 2020.

Candidates for the following offices file with the Anoka City Clerk, 2015 First Avenue, Anoka, Minnesota 55303.

City Offices

Regular Municipal Election to elect:

  • Mayor for a term of two years.
  • City Councilmember (2 seats) for a Full-term of four years each.

Cost to File

The cost to file an Affidavit of Candidacy is $20.00.  Individuals may submit a Petition in lieu of the filing fee.  For further information on this, please contact the City Clerk.

Withdrawal of Candidacy

Affidavits of Withdrawal are due no later than 5:00 p.m. on June 4, 2020.  The filing fee is not refundable.

If you have any questions relating to filing for office or other election questions, please contact City Clerk, Amy Oehlers at 763-576-2712 or via email.

Candidate Filing Information Packet & Secretary of State Campaign Manual are linked below.  Additional candidate information and general information on Elections is available on the Secretary of State’s website

Candidates Filed for Office - 2020

Candidate filings will be posted to the Secretary of State’s Candidate Filing page as they are received within 24 hours.

  1. City Councilmember Filing; Jeff Weaver
  2. City Councilmember Filing; Brian Wesp
  3. Mayor Filing; Phil Rice
  4. City Councilmember Filing; Sam Scott
  5. Mayor Filing; Barbara Deeds Baldwin
  6. City Councilmember Filing; Greg W. Tomlinson
  7. Mayor Filing; Shane Perry