2020 Election Calendar
|January 17||Absentee voting begins for presidential nomination primary|
|February 11||Pre-registration ends at 5 p.m. for presidential nomination primary|
|February 29||Extended hours for absentee voting 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.|
|March 2||Absentee voting for presidential nomination primary election closes at 5 p.m.|
|March 3||Presidential nomination primary day, polls open 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.|
|June 26||Absentee voting begins for State Primary Election|
|July 21||Pre-registration ends at 5 p.m. for Primary Election|
|July 28||Candidate filing opens for State General Election. Individuals wanting to run for the two City Council member seats may file their Affidavit of Candidacy with the required $5 filing fee (or petition) at Wayzata City Hall.|
|August 8||Open Saturday for absentee voting (from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.)|
|August 10||In-person absentee voting for the State Primary closes at 5 p.m.|
|August 11||State Primary Election Day. The polls will be open from 7 a.m. – 8 p.m.|
|August 11||Candidate filing closes at 5 p.m. for State General Election.|
|September 18||Absentee voting begins for State General Election|
|October 13||Last day for voters to pre-register to vote for the State General Election (ends at 5 p.m.)|
|October 31||Extended hours for absentee voting (from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.)|
|November 2||In-person absentee voting for State General Election closes at 5 p.m.|
|November 3||State General Election. The polls will be open from 7 a.m. – 8 p.m.|
Election Sign Rules in Wayzata
Please be aware of the city's code related to posting political campaign signs.
Wayzata zoning code says: "Free-standing, temporary political signs, which may remain for a period of not more than eight (8) weeks prior to an election and five (5) days after an election, provided that such signs are no more than six (6) square feet in area and are placed with permission of the property owner or lessee, except during August 1 and ten days following the general election in any State general elction year pursuant to Minnesota Statue 211B.045., which does not place any size restrictions on non-commercial signs during that time period.
View the Election Ballot online at What's On My Ballot.
Information is subject to change based on actions of the Minnesota Legislature and current rulemaking.