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UPDATED: Filing period opens for offices


May 15, 2020

The filing period opens Tuesday, May 19 for three Cloquet city council positions: Ward 4, Ward 5 and At-Large. Because Cloquet City Hall is currently closed to the public, affidavits of candidacy will be accepted by appointment and curbside, Monday through Friday between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. Make an appointment by either calling 218-655-1501 or emailing [email protected] or [email protected] The filing period ends at 5 p.m. June 2.

The filing period for county and state offices also runs May 19-June 2.

Candidates for District 11 State Senator and District 11A State Representative have to file with the Office of the Secretary of State or with the auditor in the county in which the candidate resides.

Three county commissioner spots are up for election in November for Districts 1, 3 and 5. Three Carlton County Soil & Water Conservation District seats are also up for election this year in Districts 1, 4 and 5. Sixth District Court Seats 3 and 14 in Carlton County are also on the ballot this fall.

File for state and county offices at the Carlton County Auditor’s Office, located in Room 205 of the Carlton County Courthouse, 301 Walnut Ave, Carlton, Minnesota 55718. Candidates may file in person or by mail, as long as the filing is received during the filing period.


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