Elections & Voter Information

One of the best ways to participate in Northfield’s municipal city government is by voting. The City Clerk’s Office oversees all aspects related to holding elections, including voter registration, polling locations, absentee voting, election judges, and candidate filing.

Find out if you are registered to vote and how to register on election day. Find out where you vote and who is on your ballot.

2022 Election Notices

Notice of Public Accuracy Test - General Election


Notice of Public Accuracy Test - Primary Election

Notice of Primary Election

2022 Election Dates

Polls are open 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.

  • August 9, 2022 Primary Election Day
  • November 8, 2022 General Election Day

Find out where you vote

See who's on your ballot

Candidate filing

Dates to file as a candidate are:

  • May 17 through May 31, 2022 

Candidate Filing

Absentee voting

Absentee Balloting

Primary Election

  • June 24 through August 8 (Primary Election)
  • Northfield City Hall
  • Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:15 pm.
  • Saturday,  August 6,  10 a.m. to 3 p.m. (must arrive by 2:45 p.m.)
  • Monday, August 8, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (must arrive by 4:45 p.m.)

General Election

  • September 23 through November 7 (General Election)
  • Northfield City Hall
  • Friday, September 23 and September 30, 8 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.
  • Monday, September 26 through Thursday, September 29, 8 a.m. to 4:15 p.m.
  • Starting October 3, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:15 pm.
  • Saturday, November 5, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. (must arrive by 2:45 p.m.)
  • Monday, November 7, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (must arrive by 4:45 p.m.)

Voter pre-registration deadlines

Register in advance to save time on Election Day.

  • July 19, 2022 for the Primary Election
  • October 18, 2022 for the General Election

Election results

2020 General Election 

2018 General Election

2017 Special Election

2016 General Election

2016 Primary Election

2014 General Election

2014 Primary Election

2013 Special Election

2012 General Election

Election resources

Northfield City Clerk - Call 507-645-3001

Minnesota Secretary of State - Call 651-201-1339

Rice County Elections - Call 507-645-9576

Dakota County Elections - Call 651-438-4305