The City of Buffalo's elected City Council includes a Mayor and four City Council Members. The Mayor is elected to a two-year term and City Council Members are elected to four-year terms.
Must be eligible to vote in Minnesota
Must have not filed for another office at the upcoming primary or general election
Must be 21 years of age or more upon assuming office
Must have maintained residence in the City of Buffalo for at least 30 days before the general election
Local filings for the 2022 general election will be open for a two week time period. Filings are scheduled to open on August 2 at 8 am and will close on August 16 at 5 pm. A filing fee of $5.00 is due at the time of filing the affidavit of candidacy. The Secretary of State's website provides all the forms and information needed to file for office and to administer your campaign. Campaign Filing Packet Secretary of State's Website.