Become a Candidate

How to Become a Candidate

Visit the MN Secretary of State website for information.

Campaign Finance

To learn what campaign finance filings are required for candidates for county, city, township, school district, and other political subdivision offices, please visit The Office of the Secretary of State’s Campaigning Site. To file required reports with our office, complete the Campaign Finance Report (PDF) form and return it via mail or email.

Received campaign finance filings for county offices are posted on this page for four years, as per requirements in M.S. 211A.02 Subd. 6.

Campaign Finance Filings