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:
2022 election notices
Notice of Public Accuracy Test - General Election
Notice of Public Accuracy Test - 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
Dates to file as a candidate are:
- May 17 through May 31, 2022
- 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.)
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
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