Candidates can file for office today 22 May 18

Today (Tuesday) is the first day candidates can file for the Minnesota 2018 election. The candidate filing period lasts until June 5th. In Brown County several seats are up for election. Brown County District 4 and District 5 Commissioners, auditor/treasurer, sheriff and county attorney seats are up for election. Mayor seats up for election in Brown County include New Ulm, Cobden, Comfrey and Hanska. Several council sets in those towns are also up for election. Primary election day is on Tuesday, August 14th. The General Election will take place Tuesday, November 6th. For information on candidates and voter registration visit the Minnesota Secretary of State website.