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2016 Loretto Municipal Election

The following local offices will be up for election on November 8th, 2016:

  • Mayor - two year term
  • Council Member - four year term
  • Council Member - four year term


Candidate Filing Dates:  August 2nd through August 16th

To be eligible to run for local office you must:

  • be eligible to vote in Minnesota
  • have not filed for any other office at the upcoming general election [except as provided in M.S. 204B.06, subd.1 (2)]
  • be 21 years of age or more upon assuming office (by January 1, 2017)
  • have maintained residence in Loretto for at least 30 days before the general election


Eligible residents interested in becoming a candidate for these local offices must file at Loretto City Hall during the filing period mentioned above and during regular office hours:  Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays 8:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.; and Wednesdays from 3:00 - 6:00 p.m.  On the last day of filing, August 16th, the office will be open from 1:00 - 5:00 p.m.  The filing fee is $2.

Candidates will receive a packet of information to help guide them through the election process.

Questions?  Contact Mary Schneider at 763-479-4305 or mschneider@ci.loretto.mn.us