Candidate Filings

2020 State General Election

Candidates for offices elected at the November 3, 2020 State General Election
can be found using this candidate finder.

Candidate names are added during the filing period for most federal, state and county offices.
This filing period is Tuesday, May 19 through Tuesday June 2.

Presidential candidates have a later filing deadline. In 2020, major parties have until August 28 to submit their candidates. Non-major party candidates have until August 18 to submit nominating petitions, which are reviewed by the Secretary of State for sufficiency.

Candidate names are added during or after the filing period for local offices:
Offices in cities and school districts that hold primaries - Tuesday, May 19 through Tuesday, June 2
Other municipal and school district offices - Tuesday, July 28 through Tuesday, August 11

Contact your local clerk for the correct filing period for your municipality or school district.

 
Home
Candidates Search Results
Federal Offices
U.S. President & Vice President
Candidate Name Party Website File Date
Donald J. Trump and Michael R. Pence Republican
8/24/2020
Joseph R. Biden and Kamala Harris Democratic-Farmer-Labor
8/24/2020
Roque "Rocky" De La Fuente and Darcy Richardson Independence-Alliance
8/18/2020
Howie Hawkins and Angela Walker Green Party
8/18/2020
Kanye West and Michelle Tidball Independent
8/18/2020
Brock Pierce and Karla Ballard Independent
8/18/2020
Gloria La Riva and Leonard Peltier Socialism and Liberation
8/18/2020
Alyson Kennedy and Malcolm Jarrett Socialist Workers Party
8/18/2020
Jo Jorgensen and Jeremy "Spike" Cohen Libertarian Party
8/18/2020
 
 
U.S. Senator
Candidate Name Party Website File Date
Kevin O'Connor Legal Marijuana Now
5/27/2020
Oliver Steinberg Grassroots - Legalize Cannabis
5/19/2020
John L. Berman Republican
6/2/2020
Bob "Again" Carney Jr. Republican votebobagain.com
5/29/2020
Cynthia Gail Republican
5/27/2020
Jason Lewis Republican www.lewisformn.com
6/1/2020
James Reibestein Republican
5/22/2020
Steve Carlson Democratic-Farmer-Labor stevecarlsonforussenate2018.com
5/19/2020
Ahmad R. Hassan Democratic-Farmer-Labor www.drhassanre.com
6/1/2020
Paula Overby Democratic-Farmer-Labor paulaoverby.com
6/1/2020
Christopher Lovell Seymore, Sr. Democratic-Farmer-Labor seymoreforUSsenate.com
6/1/2020
Tina Smith Democratic-Farmer-Labor www.tinaforminnesota.com
5/27/2020
 
 
 
Judicial Offices
Associate Justice - Supreme Court 4
Candidate Name Party Website File Date
Michelle MacDonald Nonpartisan www.macdonaldforjustice.com
6/1/2020
Paul Thissen Nonpartisan www.paulthissen.com
5/26/2020
 
 
Judge - Court of Appeals 3
Candidate Name Party Website File Date
Carol Hooten Nonpartisan
5/19/2020
 
 
Judge - Court of Appeals 9
Candidate Name Party Website File Date
Randall J Slieter Nonpartisan
5/19/2020
 
 
Judge - Court of Appeals 13
Candidate Name Party Website File Date
Jeanne Cochran Nonpartisan
5/19/2020
 
 
Judge - Court of Appeals 15
Candidate Name Party Website File Date
Kevin G. Ross Nonpartisan judgekevinross.com
5/19/2020