Notice of Candidate Filings

Notice of Candidate Filings


Notice is hereby given that Affidavits of Candidacy will be accepted at the City Clerk’s office during the filing period of July 28, 2020 through August 11, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. for the following City Council seats:


Mayor – 4 Year Term

Ward 1 - 4 Year Term

Ward 2 - 4 Year Term

Ward 3 - 4 Year Term



Candidates’ names will appear on the November 3, 2020 General Election ballot.


Listed below are the filing requirements for those individuals seeking public office:


  1. Candidate must be an eligible voter.
  2. Is, or will be on assuming the office, 21 years of age or more.
  3. Maintained residence in the district from which the candidate seeks election for 30 days before the General Election.


Candidates must file an Affidavit of Candidacy and pay a $5 filing fee with the City Clerk’s office at Southwest Minnesota State University, Social Science Building, 1501 State Street, Marshall, MN. Office hours are 8:00 a.m.–4:30 p.m. Monday – Friday.  Filings will be accepted until 5:00 p.m. on August 11, 2020.  This notice of filing is being given pursuant to Minnesota Statute 205.13, Subd. 2.