North Branch Election Information

The City of North Branch follows the election rules and guidelines outlined in the Minnesota Election Laws.  On this page you will find information about elections, registering to vote, absentee voting, serving as an election judge, and polling places. If you have other questions that are not answered below, please feel free to contact Interin City Administrator Richard Hill, by phone at (651)674-8113 or by email at richardh@ci.north-branch.mn.us.

We are in the process of preparing for the 2016 Elections.  The City of North Branch will be electing a Mayor, which is a two-year term, and two City Council positions which are four-year terms.  These terms will begin in January 2017.  

Important 2016 Election Dates

  • March 1, 2016 - Precinct Caucuses.  Find your precinct caucus at http://caucusfinder.sos.state.mn.us/ 
  • June 24, 2016 - August 8, 2016 Absentee ballots are available from the Chisago County Auditor.
  • June 24, 2016 - November 18, 2016  Election signs can be posted.
  • July 19, 2016  Last day to pre-register for the Primary Election. Online registration is available at https://mnvotes.sos.state.mn.us/VoterRegistration/VoterRegistrationStep1.aspx
  • August 2 through August 16, 2016  Filing period for Mayor and City Council seats at City Hall.
  • August 8, 2016  Last day to apply for an absentee ballot for the Primary Election.
  • August 9, 2016  Primary Election Day
  • September 23, 2016 - November 7, 2016  Absentee ballots are available from the Chisago County Auditor.
  • October 18, 2016 Last day to pre-register for the General Election. Online registration is available at https://mnvotes.sos.state.mn.us/VoterRegistration/VoterRegistrationStep1.aspx
  • November 7, 2016  Last day to apply for an absentee ballot for the General Election.
  • November 8, 2016  General Election Day

For questions on elections please contact City Administrator Renae Fry at 651-674-8113 or renaef@ci.north-branch.mn.us


 

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