Filing for Local Office

Candidate filing for Lakeville city offices will open on Tuesday, August 2, 2022 during regular office hours (Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.). Candidates must be at least 21 years of age and eligible to vote in Lakeville. An affidavit of candidacy and a $40 filing fee is required. Filings will close at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, August 16, 2022 for the following offices:

  • One (1) Mayor, four (4) year term
  • Two (2) Council Members, four (4) year term

Affidavits of candidacy will be accepted by electronic mail, facsimile or other electronic submission.

Questions regarding candidate filing should be directed to the City Clerk (, 952-985-4404).

Campaign forms and additional information can be found on the Secretary of State’s website.