Candidate Filing

2022 Filing Period opens 8 a.m. May 17, 2022 and closes 5 p.m. May 31, 2022*

The following offices will be elected:

  • Mayor (two-year term)
  • Two Councilpersons (two-year terms)

Affidavits for Candidacy

If you would like to be added to the 2022 Ballot as a candidate for the IGH City Council, you must file an Affidavit of Candidacy (filing packet is below) with the City Clerk at IGH City Hall, 8150 Barbara Avenue, between 8 a.m. Tuesday, May 17 and 5 p.m. Tue, May 31, 2022.* The cost to file an Affidavit of Candidacy is $5. 

The Candidate filing packet is available below or at the front desk at City Hall during business hours (8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.*). 

If you wish to have the City Clerk review your completed Affidavit of Candidacy for accuracy/completeness, please make an appointment by emailing cityclerk@ighmn.gov or calling 651-450-2513. 

*Please note City Hall is closed on Monday, May 30 in observance of Memorial Day.  

To file for office, you must meet the following conditions:

  • Be eligible to vote in Minnesota
  • Have not filed for another office at the upcoming primary or general election
  • Be 21 years of age or more upon assuming office
  • Have maintained residence in their district for at least 30 days before the general election

The election dates for the open offices are:

  • Primary Election: Tue, Aug. 9, 2022. A municipal primary election for the offices of mayor and two councilpersons is only required if more than twice the number of candidates file for the same office.
  • General Election: Tue, Nov. 8, 2022

2022 Candidate Filing Packet