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CANDIDATES

Absent candidates, filing for office, Minn. Statutes 2011 204B.09

Affidavits

Candidacy, see AFFIDAVITS OF CANDIDACY

Filing, Minn. Statutes 2011 205.13

Selection, Minn. Statutes 2011 204B.13

Withdrawal

General elections, Minn. Statutes 2011 204B.12

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2011 204B.13

Primary elections (state), Minn. Statutes 2011 204B.12

School district elections, Minn. Statutes 2011 205A.06

Special elections, Minn. Statutes 2011 204D.23

Age, Minn. Statutes Const. art 5 s 2, art 7 s 6, 2011 204B.06

Agreements by, public subsidies

Acceptance, Minn. Statutes 2011 10A.25, 2011 10A.31, 2011 10A.315, 2011 10A.322

Agreements to correct errors, Minn. Statutes 2011 204C.38

Appointments by, voting challengers, Minn. Statutes 2011 204C.07

Ballots, record keeping errors

Ballot delivery agent, candidate may not be designated as, Minn. Statutes 2011 203B.11

Correction agreements, Minn. Statutes 2011 204C.38

Correction orders, applications for, Minn. Statutes 2011 204C.39

Campaign Finance and Public Disclosure Board, see CAMPAIGN FINANCE AND PUBLIC DISCLOSURE BOARD

Campaign practices, see CAMPAIGN PRACTICES

Canvassing boards, serving on, Minn. Statutes 2011 204C.31, 2011 205A.10

Catastrophic illnesses, see Vacancies in nomination under this topic

Certificates and certification

Campaign financial reports, Minn. Statutes 2011 211A.05

Certificates of nomination, Minn. Statutes 2011 204B.10, 2011 204B.44

Election, see Certificates of election under ELECTIONS

Voting challengers, appointment, Minn. Statutes 2011 204C.07

Certificates of nomination

Denial, Minn. Statutes 2011 204B.10

Failure to execute or file, petitions for correction, Minn. Statutes 2011 204B.10, 2011 204B.44

Political parties, duties, Minn. Statutes 2011 204B.13

Children or stepchildren of candidates

Election judges, serving as, exclusion, Minn. Statutes 2011 204B.19

Contested elections, see Recounts, duties under this topic

Contributions to, see Political contributions under CONTRIBUTIONS

Conviction

Campaign practices violations, Minn. Statutes 2011 211A.09, 2011 211B.17, 2011 609B.143

Ineligibility for public office, Minn. Statutes 2011 204B.10, 2011 609B.141

Corporate political contributions, see under CONTRIBUTIONS

Death, see Vacancies in nomination under this topic

Definitions

Campaign finance and public disclosure, Minn. Statutes 2011 10A.01

Campaign finance reporting law, Minn. Statutes 2011 211A.01

Campaign practices law, Minn. Statutes 2011 211B.01

Hennepin County, Minn. Statutes 2011 383B.042

Spending limits, Minn. Statutes 2011 10A.25

Election contests

Duties, see Recounts, duties under this topic

Eligibility to commence, Minn. Statutes 2011 209.02

Reports received, Supreme Court decisions, Minn. Statutes 2011 209.09

Election judges, serving as, exclusion, Minn. Statutes 2011 204B.19

Expenditures

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2011 10A.01

Legal expenditures, Minn. Statutes 2011 211B.12

Reports about, Minn. Statutes 2011 10A.20, 2011 211A.02

Filing fees

Amount, particular offices, Minn. Statutes 2011 204B.11, 2011 205.13, 2011 205A.06

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2011 204B.11

Municipal elections, Minn. Statutes 2011 205.065, 2011 205.13

Petition in place of filing fees, Minn. Statutes 2011 204B.11, 2011 205.13

School district elections, Minn. Statutes 2011 205A.03, 2011 205A.06

Special elections, Minn. Statutes 2011 204D.23

Filing procedures

Absent candidates, Minn. Statutes 2011 204B.09, 2011 205.13

Affidavits of candidacy, see AFFIDAVITS OF CANDIDACY

Candidates representing multiple counties, Minn. Statutes 2011 204B.09, 2011 204B.12

Candidates representing one county, Minn. Statutes 2011 204B.09, 2011 204B.12

Filing date, Minn. Statutes 2011 10A.025

Filing fees, see same under this topic

Municipal elections, Minn. Statutes 2011 205.065, 2011 205.075, 2011 205.13

Nominating petitions, see same under this topic

School district elections, Minn. Statutes 2011 123B.94, 2011 205A.03, 2011 205A.06

Special district candidates, Minn. Statutes 2011 204B.09

Town elections, Minn. Statutes 2011 367.12

Withdrawal from ballot, Minn. Statutes 2011 204B.12

Write-in candidates, Minn. Statutes 2011 204B.09

Fusion candidates, see Simultaneous nomination by more than one political party under this topic

Guardianship of, ineligibility for public office, Minn. Statutes 2011 204B.10

Identity and identification

Campaigning, access to multiple dwellings, Minn. Statutes 2011 211B.20

Incompetency, possible ineligibility for public office, Minn. Statutes 2011 204B.10

Inducements for candidacy, Minn. Statutes 2011 211B.10, 2011 211B.19

Inducements to be or refrain from being a candidate, Minn. Statutes 2011 211B.10

Information about

Affidavits of candidacy, see AFFIDAVITS OF CANDIDACY

Nominating petitions, see same under this topic

Use on ballot, errors or omissions, petitions for correction, Minn. Statutes 2011 204B.44

Lawsuits, opponents' reporting violations, equitable relief sought, Minn. Statutes 2011 10A.20

Leaves of absence

Enterprise Minnesota, Inc., employees, Minn. Statutes 2011 116O.04

State employees, classified service, Minn. Statutes 2011 43A.32

Libel and slander, retraction, Minn. Statutes 2011 548.06

Major political party candidates

Primary election loss, listing on general election ballot, Minn. Statutes 2011 204B.04

Requirements, Minn. Statutes 2011 200.02

Simultaneous nomination by more than one political party, Minn. Statutes 2011 204B.04, 2011 204B.06, 2011 204D.13

Minor political party candidates

Primary election loss, listing on general election ballot, Minn. Statutes 2011 204B.04

Requirements, Minn. Statutes 2011 200.02

Simultaneous nomination by more than one political party, Minn. Statutes 2011 204B.06, 2011 204D.13

Names

Absentee voting materials, use, Minn. Statutes 2011 203B.06, 2011 203B.21

Affidavits of candidacy, Minn. Statutes 2011 204B.06

Ballots, see Candidate names under BALLOTS

Certification, Minn. Statutes 2011 204B.10, 2011 204D.06, 2011 204D.23

County auditors, duties, Minn. Statutes 2011 204D.06, 2011 204D.23

Removal from ballots, Minn. Statutes 2011 204B.11

Secretary of state, duties, Minn. Statutes 2011 204D.06, 2011 204D.23

Withdrawal from ballot, Minn. Statutes 2011 204B.12

Nominating petitions

Absent candidates, submitting, Minn. Statutes 2011 205.13

Filing, Minn. Statutes 2011 204B.09, 2011 204B.10

General elections, Minn. Statutes 2011 204D.12

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2011 204B.07 to 2011 204B.10

Inspections, Minn. Statutes 2011 204B.10

Minor political parties, Minn. Statutes 2011 200.02

Municipal elections, first class cities, Minn. Statutes 2011 205.121, 2011 205.13

Nonpartisan offices, use, Minn. Statutes 2011 204D.04

Nonparty candidates, nomination, Minn. Statutes 2011 204B.03

Oaths, Minn. Statutes 2011 204B.07

Political party names, Minn. Statutes 2011 204B.07

Presidential electors, Minn. Statutes 2011 204B.07, 2011 204B.09

Primary elections (state), Minn. Statutes 2011 204D.04

Prohibitions, Minn. Statutes 2011 204B.04

Public Employees Retirement Association, board of trustees, Minn. Statutes 2011 353.03

School district elections, Minn. Statutes 2011 205A.06

Secretary of state's rules regarding, Minn. Statutes 2011 204B.071

Signatures, Minn. Statutes 2011 204B.08, 2011 204B.10

Special elections, Minn. Statutes 2011 204D.20, 2011 204D.23, 2011 204D.28

Use as petition in place of filing fees, Minn. Statutes 2011 204B.11

Nomination by more than one political party

General election ballots, listing on, Minn. Statutes 2011 204B.04

Nomination

Affidavits of candidacy, see AFFIDAVITS OF CANDIDACY

Capital improvements licensed organizations, defined as lawful purpose, Minn. Statutes 2011 349.12

Certificates, Minn. Statutes 2011 204B.10, 2011 204B.13, 2011 204B.44

Expenditures, gambling, lawful purpose, exclusion, Minn. Statutes 2011 349.12

Forfeiture, campaign practices violations, Minn. Statutes 2011 211A.09, 2011 211B.17, 2011 609B.143

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2011 204B.03

Invalidation of, Minn. Statutes 2011 209.07

Irregularities, election contests, Minn. Statutes 2011 209.02

Notice, time limit, Minn. Statutes 2011 206.88

Notice received, Minn. Statutes 2011 204C.32, 2011 204D.27

Petitions, see Nominating petitions under this topic

Special primary elections, Minn. Statutes 2011 204D.20

Vacancies in nomination, see same under this topic

Nominees of more than one political party, minor political party, status change to major political party, Minn. Statutes 2011 200.02

Notice given

Campaign expenditure limits, exceptions, Minn. Statutes 2011 10A.25

Election contests, ballots, guarding, Minn. Statutes 2011 209.05

Voting returns, record keeping errors, correction orders, applications for, Minn. Statutes 2011 204C.39

Oaths, Minn. Statutes 2011 204B.07, 2011 358.10

Opponents, defined, Minn. Statutes 2011 10A.25

Orders, correction orders

Voting returns, record keeping errors, Minn. Statutes 2011 204C.39

Parades, participation in, fee guidelines, Minn. Statutes 2011 211B.205

Parents of candidates

Election judges, serving as, exclusion, Minn. Statutes 2011 204B.19

Payments by

Elections, recounts, costs, Minn. Statutes 2011 204C.35, 2011 204C.36

Filing fees, Minn. Statutes 2011 204B.11, 2011 204D.23, 2011 205.13, 2011 205A.06

Petition in place of filing fees

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2011 204B.11

Municipal elections, Minn. Statutes 2011 205.13

Petitions by

Correction, election-related errors or omissions, Minn. Statutes 2011 204B.44

Filing fees, in place of, Minn. Statutes 2011 204B.11, 2011 205.13

Nominating petitions, see same under this topic

Opponents' reporting violations, equitable relief sought, Minn. Statutes 2011 10A.20

Political advertising, see POLITICAL ADVERTISING

Political contributions, see under CONTRIBUTIONS

Political party names, use, Minn. Statutes 2011 202A.11

Political party or principle, identification of

Affidavits of candidacy, Minn. Statutes 2011 204B.06

General election ballots, Minn. Statutes 2011 204B.36

Nominating petitions, Minn. Statutes 2011 204B.07

Principal campaign committees, see under CAMPAIGN PRACTICES

Public subsidies, see STATE ELECTIONS CAMPAIGN FUND

Qualifications, Minn. Const. art 7 s 6, 2011 204B.06

Recounts, duties

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2011 204C.35, 2011 204C.36

Municipal elections, Minn. Statutes 2011 205.065, 2011 205.185

School district elections, Minn. Statutes 2011 205A.03, 2011 205A.10

Special primary or election, Minn. Statutes 2011 204D.27

Redistricting plan corrections, copies to, Minn. Statutes 2011 2.91

Relatives of candidates

Election judges, serving as, exclusion, Minn. Statutes 2011 204B.19

Reports about

Canvassing boards, election results, Minn. Statutes 2011 204C.32, 2011 204C.33

Reports given, campaign finances

Failure to file, Minn. Statutes 2011 211A.05

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2011 10A.20, 2011 211A.02, 2011 211A.03

Residence, Minn. Statutes 2011 204B.06, 2011 204B.07

Service of process on

Certificates of election, Minn. Statutes 2011 205A.10

Election contests, notice, Minn. Statutes 2011 209.021

Nominating petitions, Minn. Statutes 2011 205.13, 2011 205A.06

Simultaneous nomination by more than one political party

General election ballots, listing on, Minn. Statutes 2011 204D.12, 2011 204D.13

Specific offices, see specific index headings

Spouses of candidates

Election judges, serving as, exclusion, Minn. Statutes 2011 204B.19

State elections campaign fund allocations, Minn. Statutes 2011 10A.31

Statements by, public support for other candidates, Minn. Statutes 2011 211B.13

Supporting, sheriff's employees, Minn. Statutes 2011 387.41

Unopposed candidates, public subsidies, ineligibility, Minn. Statutes 2011 10A.31

Vacancies in congress or legislature, Minn. Statutes 2011 204D.20 to 2011 204D.23

Vacancies in nomination

Campaign practices violators, appointment, Minn. Statutes 2011 211A.10, 2011 211B.18, 2011 609B.144, 2011 609B.146

Certificates of nomination, Minn. Statutes 2011 204B.13, 2011 204B.44

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2011 204B.13

Municipal elections, Minn. Statutes 2011 205.065, 2011 205.13

Nominating petitions, Minn. Statutes 2011 204B.13, 2011 205A.06

School district elections, Minn. Statutes 2011 205A.03, 2011 205A.06

Violations and penalties

Campaign practices

Financial reports, failure to file, Minn. Statutes 2011 211A.05

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2011 211B.19

Inducements for candidacy, Minn. Statutes 2011 211B.10

Violations, conviction, Minn. Statutes 2011 211A.09, 2011 211B.17, 2011 609B.143

Violators, appointments, Minn. Statutes 2011 211A.10, 2011 211B.18, 2011 609B.144, 2011 609B.146

Canvassing boards, serving on, Minn. Statutes 2011 204C.31, 2011 205A.10

False oaths, perjury, Minn. Statutes 2011 204B.07

Ineligibility for public office, Minn. Statutes 2011 204B.10, 2011 609B.141

Nominating petitions, Minn. Statutes 2011 204B.04, 2011 205A.06

Political party candidates, Minn. Statutes 2011 204B.04

Voting, assistance, Minn. Statutes 2011 204C.15

Voting

Assisting with, Minn. Statutes 2011 204C.15

Challengers, appointment, Minn. Statutes 2011 204C.07

Eligibility, Minn. Statutes 2011 204B.06

Web sites, election-related, Minn. Statutes 2011 10.60

Withdrawals

Affidavits, Minn. Statutes 2011 204B.12, 2011 204B.13, 2011 204D.23, 2011 205A.06

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2011 204B.12

Write-in candidates

Affidavits and petitions, filing, Minn. Statutes 2011 204B.09

State elections campaign fund allocations, Minn. Statutes 2011 10A.31

Write-in voting, see WRITE-IN VOTING