NOTICE OF OFFICES
TO BE VOTED FOR AT THE
STATE GENERAL ELECTION
The following offices will be voted on at the State General Election to be held on Tuesday, November 8, 2016. Filing period is from 8 a.m. May 17, 2016, through 5 p.m. on May 31, 2016 (Note: Filing offices will be closed Monday, May 30, 2016 in observance of Memorial Day.)
The place of filing for county offices is the Office of the County Auditor, Meeker County, 325 North Sibley Avenue, Litchfield MN.
The place for 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 for filing for federal offices is the office of the Secretary of State, State Office Building, Room 180, 100 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., St. Paul MN 55155-1299.
Candidates may file in person or by mail, if the filing is received during the filing period.
Candidates who will be absent from the state during the filing period and meet the requirements of Minnesota Statues Section 204B.09, subdivision 1a, may arrange to file during the seven days immediately preceding the candidate?Äôs absence from the state.
United States Representative (One office per district)
District 7 Becker, Beltrami, Big Stone, Chippewa, Clay, Clearwater, Cottonwood, Douglas, Grant, Kandiyohi, Kittson, Lac qui Parle, Lake of the Woods, Lincoln, Lyon, Mahnomen, Marshall, McLeod, Meeker, Murray, Norman, Otter Tail, Pennington, Pipestone, Polk, Pope, Red Lake, Redwood, Renville, Roseau, Sibley, Stearns, Stevens, Swift, Todd, Traverse, Wilkin, Yellow Medicine.
State Senator (one office per district)
District 18 McLeod, Meeker, Sibley, Wright
State Representative (One office per district)
District 18A McLeod, Meeker, Wright
Candidate for judicial office may file either with the Office of the Minnesota Secretary of State or with the County Auditor in the county where the candidate resides.
Supreme Court (One Seat)
Seat # 6Incumbent: Hudson
Court of Appeals (Nine Seats)
Appellate offices are elected statewide. Where designated, candidates must reside in the congressional district listed for at least one year.
13 (6th Congressional District
14 (8th Congressional District)
Eighth Judicial District: (One Seat) Counties: Big Stone, Chippewa, Grant, Kandiyohi, Lac Qui Parle, Meeker, Pope, Renville, Stevens, Swift, Traverse, Wilkin, Yellow Medicine
Seat #9Incumbent: Hanson
County Commissioner Districts (One office per district ?Äì four year terms)
District 2: Forest City Township, Harvey Township, Litchfield Township,
Litchfield City Wards 1 and 5
District 3: Acton Township, Cedar Mills City, Cedar Mills Township, Collinwood Township, Cosmos City, Cosmos Township, Danielson Township, Ellsworth Township and Greenleaf Township
District 4: Dassel City, Dassel Township, Kingston City and Kingston Township
Soil & Water Conservation District (One office per district ?Äì four year terms)
District 1: Harvey, Manannah, Swede Grove and Union Grove
District 2: Forest City, Forest Prairie and Kingston
District 4: Acton, Litchfield and Darwin
If you have questions, please telephone the Meeker County Auditor?Äôs Office at (320) 693-5212.
Published in the Tri-County News Thursday, May 12, 2016.