Candidate Filing Information

Filing Requirements for Local Office



Qualifications



To qualify for elective office a candidate must:
  • Be qualified to vote
  • Be at least twenty-one (21) years of age on the date he or she would assume office
  • Be a resident of the city and of any ward he or she seeks to represent, or will become a resident therein at least thirty (30) days before the election
  • Have no other affidavit on file for any other elected office
  • Pay a $5.00 filing fee
  • File an Affidavit of Candidacy form in the office of the City Clerk
  • Complete and file the public disclosure statement prescribed by the city's ethics ordinance
  • Complete and file Campaign Finance Reports
If elected, candidates must further qualify for office by taking and filing an oath of office.

Filing Location



City Clerk’s Office
Northfield City Hall
801 Washington Street, Northfield, MN 55057
507-645-3001
E-mail

Filing Period



The 2016 Candidate Filing Period for Municipal Elections opens on Tuesday, May 17, 2016 and closes on Tuesday, May 31, 2016. Northfield City Hall is open Monday - Friday 8 am - 5 pm. City offices will be closed on Monday, May 30, 2016. Additional Information


Candidate Information



2016 Mayoral & City Council Candidates for the General Election


Name Position Candidate Affidavit
Campaign Finance Report
Dana S. Graham Mayor Graham Affidavit 10.18.2016; 10.31.2016; 11.09.2016; 11.28.2016
Rhonda Pownell Mayor Pownell Affidavit 08.02.2016; 10.28.2016; 12.8.2016 Cert.; 12.8.2016
Greg Colby At-large Colby Affidavit 10.24.2016; 10.28.2016;
11.23.2016; 11.28.2016
Brad Ness At-large Ness Affidavit 12.13.2016
David DeLong Ward 2
DeLong Affidavit  10.24.2016; Final Report
Jack Hoschouer Ward 2 Hoschouer Affidavit 07.29.2016; 11.23.2016; 11.23.2016 Cert
Norman Butler Ward 3 Butler Affidavit  
Erica Zweifel Ward 3
Zweifel Affidavit Final Report