City Council Candidate Information


Click to view Edina's Filings for Candidacy from the Minnesota Secretary of State.

Mayor and City Council
Edina is served by a mayor and four at-large City Council members who are each elected to serve four-year terms and have one equal vote when deciding an issue. City Council elections take place in even-numbered election years.

Eligibility to Hold Office
Article VII, Section 6 of the Constitution of the State of Minnesota: Every person who by the provisions of this article is entitled to vote at any election and is twenty-one (21) years of age is eligible for any office elective by the people in the district wherein he has resided thirty days previous to the election, except as otherwise provided in the Constitution and law of the United States.

Filing for Office
The following forms are required to be recorded with the City Clerk when filing for office and are available at Edina City Hall during business hours:

• Affidavit of Candidacy - 2018 Candidates Filing opens on Tuesday July 31 and closes on Tuesday Aug. 14.
• Filing Fee of $5.00
• Campaign Financial Reports – please note that candidate campaign financial reports will be posted on the City’s website within 30 days of receipt and remain posted for four years.

  • Initial report is due within 14 days after receiving contributions or making disbursements of more than $750.
  • Subsequent reports are due 10 days before and 30 days after the election, and each year by Jan. 31 until a final report is filed.
  • Final report is due when all debts are settled and all assets are disposed of in excess of $100.

Administration Department

4801 W. 50th Street
Edina, MN 55424

Monday - Friday
8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. 

Download an absentee ballot application here. 

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