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Elections in 2022

Local elections in Osseo are held in even years. 

PRIMARY ELECTION
Primary Election will be held on Tuesday, August 9, 2022. Voting hours are 7:00 am - 8:00 pm.

GENERAL ELECTION
General Election will be held on Tuesday, November 8, 2022. Voting hours are 7:00 am - 8:00 pm.

HOURS FOR ABSENTEE (EARLY VOTING):
City Hall Business Hours are Monday-Thursday 7:30 am - 5:00 pm and Friday 7:30 - 11:30 am
City Hall is also open the Saturday before each election, August 6th and November 5th, from 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

KEY ELECTION DATES

June 24 -  First day campaign signs can be posted
June 24 - Absentee balloting begins for State Primary Election
August 2 - Candidate filing for city positions opens at City Hall ($2 filing fee)
August 9 - State Primary (7 a.m. to 8 p.m.)
August 16 - Candidate filing for city positions closes at 5 p.m.
August 18 - Candidates may withdraw (until 5 p.m.)
September 23 - Absentee balloting begins for General Election
November 8 - State General Election Day (7 a.m. to 8 p.m.)
November 14 - Canvass results of city election at City Council meeting
November 18 - Last day for campaign signs to be posted
January 2, 2023 - Term begins for newly elected officials (first Monday in January)


Be an Election Judge! Election Judge 2022 Application 


 Voting Information - MNVOTES.org

Before you can vote, you must register. In Minnesota, you may register 20 days or more before Election Day or on Election Day at your polling place. Your registration remains current until you move, change your name, or do not vote for four consecutive years. You may update your registration information by completing another Voter Registration Application. These forms are available at City Hall and on the Secretary of State Election Center website MNVOTES.org.

  • Check voter registeration.
  • What's on my ballot?
  • Request an absentee ballot.
  • Check if mail in ballot was received.
These topics and many more are on the Secretary of State website MNVOTES.org.

Register online, in person or by mail. In order to register online, voters must provide an email address and an identification number from one of the following:

  • Minnesota driver's license
  • Minnesota ID card
  • Last four digits of Social Security number


Voters who meet eligibility guidelines to vote can submit a completed voter registration application to Hennepin County Elections by mail or in person. Voters must update their registration if they changed their name or address since the last election.

For more information about elections in Hennepin County, visit hennepin.us/elections.


Where to Vote

On Election Day, voting in Osseo is at the Osseo Community Center, 415 Central Avenue, from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.  

For all general voting questions, please visit the Minnesota Secretary of State website MNVOTES.org

If you are a new resident of Osseo, voter registration forms are available at City Hall or on the Minnesota Secretary of State website MNVOTES.org


Campaign Reports

Campaign Financial Certification of Filing Reports will be posted online for four years.
2018_campaign_financial_statements.pdf
2020 Campaign Financial Certification of Filing Reports


Door-to-Door Advocacy

The City of Osseo requires Solicitors, Peddlers, and Transient Merchants to register with the Osseo Police Department and, in some cases, purchase a license to operate in the city. These restrictions do not apply to Door-to-Door advocacy, which includes "door-to-door canvassing and pamphleteering as vehicles for [sharing] religious, political and other ideas." Canvassers and candidates are allowed to go door-to-door to contact residents at any time of year, but this is especially common during election season.
 

Questions?

Do you still have questions on the voting process or questions related to voting in Osseo? Please contact City Clerk Katrina Jones by email or by phone at 763.425.4064.

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