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Affidavits of Candidacy

Two seats on the City Council will be on the General Election Ballot this November. Residents who are interested in filing to be on the ballot must file between August 2nd and August 16th at Newport City Hall, 2060 1st Avenue, Newport, MN 55055.

To file an Affidavit of Candidacy must be filed:
  • In-Person only. Mailed or emailed Affidavits will not be accepted
  • During normal City Hall hours, Monday-Thursday, 8am-6pm
  • On August 16th, filing strictly ends at 5pm
  • An Affidavit of Candidacy must be signed at City Hall and witnessed by the Election Clerk
  • The fee for filing is $2.00
Affidavit of Candidacy
Campaign Manual

More information regarding elections can be found on the Minnesota Secretary of State's website.