The Ramsey County Board of Commissioners has approved a special election for Ramsey County Commissioner in District 1, following the resignation of Commissioner Blake Huffman. District 1 represents the cities of Arden Hills, Gem Lake, North Oaks, Shoreview, Vadnais Heights, White Bear Township and parts of Mounds View, Spring Lake Park and Blaine. The candidate filing period closed June 18.
Early Voting Opens June 28
Early voting opens June 28 and runs through August 12. Early voting will be available by mail and in person at the Ramsey County Elections Office, 90 Plato Blvd. W., Saint Paul. Voting hours beginning June 28 will be Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.. Special hours closer to the primary election include Saturday, August 10, 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. and Monday, August 12, 8 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
The Plato office is the only location that will be open for early voting for the primary. See sample ballot for a list of candidates.
The schedule is as follows:
June 28: Early voting opens for County Special Primary Election.
Aug. 13: County Special Primary Election. Only needed if more than two candidates file for the open seat.
Aug. 16: Canvass County Special Primary Election results.
Sept. 20: Early voting opens for County Special General Election.
Nov. 5: County Special General Election.
Nov. 12: Canvass County Special General Election results.
Nov. 19: Period to contest results ends.
Residents and businesses in District 1 should contact Vicky Soukaseum at 651-266-8355 for assistance or questions regarding county services within the community.
See Ramsey County Public Notice.
Precinct 2 Location Change for August Primary
The Ramsey County Precinct 2 polling location will change for the August primary election from Valentine Hills Elementary School to North Heights Lutheran Church.
Ramsey County Elections will provide a letter to all affected registered voters for this area at least 25 days prior to the primary election.
The city's precinct locations are as follows:
- P1 Presbyterian Church of the Way 3382 Lexington Avenue N., Shoreview
- P2 North Heights Lutheran Church, 1700 West Highway 96, Arden Hills
- P3 Ramsey County Public Works 1425 Paul Kirkwold Drive., Arden Hills
Early voting for the general election opens Sept. 20, with the general election on Nov. 5. More information about the general election will be sent out after the August 13 primary election.