Local Election and Voter Information
Robbinsdale elections for Mayor and City Council are held in even years. This year the seats for Council Member Ward 3 and Council Member Ward 4 are open. Each council member serves a four-year term. Local primaries are scheduled if more than two candidates file for office. These seats will not be on the primary ballot, but will be for the general election in November.
Robbinsdale Candidates - 2018
Ward 3 - Kaira Miller and George Sleman
Ward 4 - Pat Backen and Jay Rathell
For more information on the primary candidates on state races, please visit the Secretary of State page.
City Council Filing Dates
Candidate filing dates for City Council were May 22, 2018 through June 5, 2018. To remove your name from the ballot, you must withdraw by Thursday, June 7th.
The Primary Election is Tuesday, August 14, 2018
The General Election is Tuesday, November 6, 2018
Ward 1: Redeemer Evangelical Lutheran Church - 4201 Regent Avenue North (click to view map).
Ward 2: Olivet United Methodist Church - 3620 43rd Avenue North (click to view map).
Ward 3: Elim Lutheran Church - 3978 West Broadway (click to view map).
Ward 4: Westphal American Legion - 3600 France Avenue North (click to view map).
Any qualified registered voter of the City is entitled to vote at said election and any resident of the City not previously registered as a voter may register on Election Day. Click here for additional information on poll locations.
Early voting in-person for the Primary Election begins Friday, June 29th and runs through Monday, August 13th. The first day to vote early in the General Election begins Friday, September 21 and runs through Monday, November 5th. You can vote early either by mail or in-person. https://www.hennepin.us/residents/elections/absentee-voting
For more information on voting early by mail, go to http://www.sos.state.mn.us/elections-voting/other-ways-to-vote/vote-early-by-mail/
For more information on voting early in-person, go to https://www.sos.state.mn.us/elections-voting/other-ways-to-vote/vote-early-in-person/
The City of Robbinsdale is currently accepting applications for election judges. For more information and an application, contact Tom Marshall at 763-531-1252 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Election Judge Eligibility
To be eligible to be an election judge, you must meet all of the following state requirements:
- Be eligible to vote (U.S. citizen, 18 years of age or older, maintain residence in Minnesota for 20 days immediately preceding the election)
- Be able to read, write, and speak English
- Must not be a candidate on the ballot or the spouse, parent, child, stepchild, sibling, or step-sibling of a candidate at that election
- Must not be domiciled, either permanently or temporarily, with any candidate on the ballot at that election
- Must not be a spouse, parent, child, step-child, sibling, or step-sibling of any election judge serving in the same precinct