Candidate Filings
 
2018 State General Election

Candidates for offices elected at the November 6, 2018 State General Election can be found using this candidate finder.
Candidate names are added during the filing period for federal, state, and county offices - Tuesday, May 22 through Tuesday, June 5
 
Candidate names are added during or after the filing period for:
 
Offices in cities and school districts that hold primaries - Tuesday, May 22 through Tuesday, June 5
Other municipal and school district offices - Tuesday, July 31 through Tuesday, August 14
 
 
Filing offices will be closed Monday, May 28, in observance of Memorial Day.
 
 
Contact your local clerk for the correct filing period for your city or school district.
 
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State Offices
Governor & Lt Governor
Candidate Name Party Website File Date
Jeff Johnson and Donna Bergstrom Republican www.johnsonforgovernor.org
johnsonforgovernor.org
6/4/2018
Mathew (Matt) Kruse and Theresa Loeffler Republican
6/5/2018
Tim Pawlenty and Michelle Fischbach Republican www.timpawlenty.com
www.timpawlenty.com
6/5/2018
Tim Holden and James P. Mellin II Democratic-Farmer-Labor holden4governor.com
holden4governor.com
6/5/2018
Erin Murphy and Erin Maye-Quade Democratic-Farmer-Labor murphyformn.com
murphyformn.com
6/5/2018
Olé Savior and Chris Edman Democratic-Farmer-Labor olesavior.org
6/5/2018
Lori Swanson and Rick Nolan Democratic-Farmer-Labor www.loriswanson.com
www.loriswanson.com
6/4/2018
Tim Walz and Peggy Flanagan Democratic-Farmer-Labor walzflanagan.org
walzflanagan.org
6/4/2018
Chris Wright and Judith Schwartzbacker Grassroots - Legalize Cannabis www.votewright.org
wwww.votewright.org
6/5/2018
Josh Welter and Mary O'Connor Libertarian http://www.welterforgovernor.com/
6/4/2018
 
 
Secretary of State
Candidate Name Party Website File Date
John Howe Republican www.soshowe.com
6/4/2018
Steve Simon Democratic-Farmer-Labor stevesimonmn.com
5/25/2018
William Denney Independence denney2018.com
6/5/2018
 
 
State Auditor
Candidate Name Party Website File Date
Pam Myhra Republican www.pamforauditor.com
6/4/2018
Julie Blaha Democratic-Farmer-Labor www.blahaforauditor.org
6/5/2018
Michael Ford Legal Marijuana Now legalcannabisnow.org
6/5/2018
Chris Dock Libertarian Party https://chrisdockforauditor.org
6/5/2018
 
 
Attorney General
Candidate Name Party Website File Date
Sharon Anderson Republican http://sharon4mnag.blogspot.com
5/23/2018
Robert Lessard Republican
6/5/2018
Doug Wardlow Republican www.dougwardlowag.com
6/4/2018
Keith Ellison Democratic-Farmer-Labor https://keithellison.org
6/5/2018
Tom Foley Democratic-Farmer-Labor www.votetomfoley.com
6/5/2018
Debra Hilstrom Democratic-Farmer-Labor debrahilstrommn.com
6/5/2018
Matt Pelikan Democratic-Farmer-Labor www.mattpelikan.com
6/5/2018
Mike Rothman Democratic-Farmer-Labor mikerothmanformn.com
6/5/2018
Noah M. Johnson Grassroots - Legalize Cannabis
6/5/2018