Candidates may file for Blue Earth County offices, including County Commissioner seats, Sheriff, County Attorney, and Soil and Water Conservation District seats, as well as state legislative and judicial seats. You can see the county's official Notice of Filing here.
Candidates for City of Mankato offices also file with Blue Earth County. You can see the city's official Notice of Filing here.
Candidates in Blue Earth County (and the City of Mankato) may file in in person at the Elections office on the first floor of the Historic Courthouse during the filing period which starts at 8:00 a.m. on Tuesday, May 17 and continues to 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 31st.
Candidates for any office who will be out of the state during the filing period may file affidavits of candidacy and filing fees or petitions (if any) during the seven days immediately preceding their absence from the state. Please contact our office if this circumstance applies.