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CANDIDATES

Absent candidates, filing for office, Minn. Statutes 2004 204B.09

Affidavits

Candidacy, see AFFIDAVITS OF CANDIDACY

Filing, Minn. Statutes 2004 205.13

Independent expenditures, notice, Minn. Statutes 2004 10A.20

Selection, Minn. Statutes 2004 204B.13

Withdrawal

General elections, Minn. Statutes 2004 204B.12

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 204B.13

Primary elections (state), Minn. Statutes 2004 204B.12

School district elections, Minn. Statutes 2004 205A.06

Special elections, Minn. Statutes 2004 204D.23

Age, Minn. Statutes Const. art 5 s 2, art 7 s 6, 2004 204B.06

Agreements by, public subsidies

Acceptance, Minn. Statutes 2004 10A.25, 2004 10A.31, 2004 10A.315, 2004 10A.322

Agreements to correct errors, Minn. Statutes 2004 204C.38

Appointments by, voting challengers, Minn. Statutes 2004 204C.07

Ballots, record keeping errors

Ballot delivery agent, candidate may not be designated as, Minn. Statutes 2004 203B.11

Correction agreements, Minn. Statutes 2004 204C.38

Correction orders, applications for, Minn. Statutes 2004 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 2004 204C.31, 2004 205A.10

Catastrophic illnesses, see Vacancies in nomination under this topic

Certificates and certification

Campaign financial reports, Minn. Statutes 2004 211A.05

Certificates of nomination, Minn. Statutes 2004 204B.10, 2004 204B.44

Election, see Certificates of election under ELECTIONS

Voting challengers, appointment, Minn. Statutes 2004 204C.07

Certificates of nomination

Denial, Minn. Statutes 2004 204B.10

Failure to execute or file, petitions for correction, Minn. Statutes 2004 204B.10, 2004 204B.44

Political parties, duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 204B.13

Children of candidates

Election judges, serving as, exclusion, Minn. Statutes 2004 204B.19

Contested elections, see Recounts, duties under this topic

Contributions to, see Political contributions under CONTRIBUTIONS

Conviction

Campaign practices violations, Minn. Statutes 2004 211A.09, 2004 211B.17

Ineligibility for public office, Minn. Statutes 2004 204B.10

Copies to

Campaign practices law, digest, Minn. Statutes 2004 211B.14

Redistricting plan corrections, Minn. Statutes 2004 2.91

Corporate political contributions, see under CONTRIBUTIONS

Death, see Vacancies in nomination under this topic

Definitions

Campaign finance reporting law, Minn. Statutes 2004 211A.01

Campaign practices law, Minn. Statutes 2004 211B.01

Ethics in government, Minn. Statutes 2004 10A.01

Hennepin County, Minn. Statutes 2004 383B.042

Political contribution refunds, Minn. Statutes 2004 290.06

Election contests

Duties, see Recounts, duties under this topic

Eligibility to commence, Minn. Statutes 2004 209.02

Election judges, serving as, exclusion, Minn. Statutes 2004 204B.19

Expenditures

Definitions, ethics in government, Minn. Statutes 2004 10A.01

Legal expenditures, Minn. Statutes 2004 211B.12

Reports about, Minn. Statutes 2004 10A.20, 2004 211A.02

Filing fees

Amount, particular offices, Minn. Statutes 2004 204B.11, 2004 205.13, 2004 205A.06

County auditors, duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 204B.11

General elections, Minn. Statutes 2004 204B.11

Insufficient funds or dishonored checks, Minn. Statutes 2004 204B.11

Municipal elections, Minn. Statutes 2004 205.065, 2004 205.13

Petition in place of filing fees, Minn. Statutes 2004 204B.11, 2004 205.13

Presidential electors, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2004 204B.11

School district elections, Minn. Statutes 2004 205A.03, 2004 205A.06

Secretary of state, duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 204B.11

Special elections, Minn. Statutes 2004 204D.23

Filing procedures

Absent candidates, Minn. Statutes 2004 204B.09, 2004 205.13

Affidavits of candidacy, see AFFIDAVITS OF CANDIDACY

Candidates representing multiple counties, Minn. Statutes 2004 204B.09, 2004 204B.12

Candidates representing one county, Minn. Statutes 2004 204B.09, 2004 204B.12

Filing date, Minn. Statutes 2004 10A.025

Filing fees, see same under this topic

Municipal elections, Minn. Statutes 2004 205.065, 2004 205.075, 2004 205.13

Nominating petitions, see same under this topic

School district elections, Minn. Statutes 2004 123B.94, 2004 205A.03, 2004 205A.06

Special district candidates, Minn. Statutes 2004 204B.09

Town elections, Minn. Statutes 2004 367.12

Withdrawal from ballot, see Withdrawals under this topic

Write-in candidates, Minn. Statutes 2004 204B.09

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

Guardianship of, ineligibility for public office, Minn. Statutes 2004 204B.10

Identity and identification

Campaigning, access to multiple dwellings, Minn. Statutes 2004 211B.20

Incompetency, ineligibility for public office, Minn. Statutes 2004 204B.10

Independent candidates

Simultaneous nomination by political party, Minn. Statutes 2004 204B.04

Inducements for candidacy, Minn. Statutes 2004 211B.10, 2004 211B.19

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 2004 204B.44

Lawsuits, opponents' reporting violations

Equitable relief sought, Minn. Statutes 2004 10A.20

Leaves of absence

Minnesota Technology, Inc., employees, Minn. Statutes 2004 116O.04

State employees, classified service, Minn. Statutes 2004 43A.32

Libel and slander, retraction, Minn. Statutes 2004 548.06

Major political party candidates

Primary election loss, listing on general election ballot, Minn. Statutes 2004 204B.04

Requirements, Minn. Statutes 2004 200.02

Simultaneous nomination by more than one political party, Minn. Statutes 2004 204B.04, 2004 204B.06, 2004 204D.13

Minor political party candidates

Primary election loss, listing on general election ballot, Minn. Statutes 2004 204B.04

Requirements, Minn. Statutes 2004 200.02

Simultaneous nomination by more than one political party, Minn. Statutes 2004 204B.04, 2004 204B.06, 2004 204D.13

Names

Absentee voting materials, use, Minn. Statutes 2004 203B.06, 2004 203B.21

Affidavits of candidacy, Minn. Statutes 2004 204B.06

Ballots, see Candidate names under BALLOTS

Certification, Minn. Statutes 2004 204B.10, 2004 204D.06, 2004 204D.23

County auditors, duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 204D.06, 2004 204D.23

Removal from ballots, Minn. Statutes 2004 204B.11

Secretary of state, duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 204D.06, 2004 204D.23

Withdrawal from ballot, Minn. Statutes 2004 204B.12

Nominating petitions

Absent candidates, submitting, Minn. Statutes 2004 205.13

Acknowledgment of filing, Minn. Statutes 2004 204B.10

Certification of nomination, Minn. Statutes 2004 204B.10

Contents, Minn. Statutes 2004 204B.07

County auditors, duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 204B.10

Disposition, Minn. Statutes 2004 204B.10

Filing, Minn. Statutes 2004 204B.09, 2004 204B.10, 2004 204B.13

General elections, Minn. Statutes 2004 204D.12

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 204B.07 to 2004 204B.10

Inspections, Minn. Statutes 2004 204B.10

Minor political parties, Minn. Statutes 2004 200.02

Municipal elections, first class cities, Minn. Statutes 2004 205.121, 2004 205.13

Nonpartisan offices, use, Minn. Statutes 2004 204D.04

Nonparty candidates, nomination, Minn. Statutes 2004 204B.03

Numbering of petitions received, Minn. Statutes 2004 204B.10

Oaths, Minn. Statutes 2004 204B.07

Political party names, Minn. Statutes 2004 204B.07

Presidential electors, Minn. Statutes 2004 204B.07, 2004 204B.09

Primary elections (state), Minn. Statutes 2004 204D.04, 2004 204D.10

Prohibitions, Minn. Statutes 2004 204B.04

Public Employees Retirement Association, board of trustees, Minn. Statutes 2004 353.03

Sample forms, Minn. Statutes 2004 204B.07

School district elections, Minn. Statutes 2004 205A.06

Secretary of state's rules regarding, Minn. Statutes 2004 204B.071

Secretary of state, duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 204B.10

Signatures, Minn. Statutes 2004 204B.08, 2004 204B.10, 2004 204B.13

Simultaneous nomination by more than one political party, Minn. Statutes 2004 204B.04

Special elections, Minn. Statutes 2004 204D.20, 2004 204D.23, 2004 204D.28

Use as petition in place of filing fees, Minn. Statutes 2004 204B.11

Nomination

Affidavits of candidacy, see AFFIDAVITS OF CANDIDACY

Certificates, Minn. Statutes 2004 204B.10, 2004 204B.13, 2004 204B.44

Expenditures, gambling, lawful purpose, exclusion, Minn. Statutes 2004 349.12

Forfeiture, campaign practices violations, Minn. Statutes 2004 211A.09, 2004 211B.17

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 204B.03

Invalidation of, Minn. Statutes 2004 209.07

Irregularities, election contests, Minn. Statutes 2004 209.02

Notice, time limit, Minn. Statutes 2004 206.88

Petitions, see Nominating petitions under this topic

Special primary elections, Minn. Statutes 2004 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 2004 200.02

Notice given

Campaign expenditure limits, exceptions, Minn. Statutes 2004 10A.25

Election contests, ballots, guarding, Minn. Statutes 2004 209.05

Voting returns, record keeping errors, correction orders, applications for, Minn. Statutes 2004 204C.39

Notice received

Campaign expenditure limits, opponent's exceeding, Minn. Statutes 2004 10A.25

Campaign financial reports, failure to file, Minn. Statutes 2004 211A.05

Certification of true names, Minn. Statutes 2004 204B.10

Election contests, Minn. Statutes 2004 209.021

Filing fees, inadequate payment, Minn. Statutes 2004 204B.11

Ineligibility, Minn. Statutes 2004 204B.10

Names, improper use on ballots, Minn. Statutes 2004 204B.10

Nomination, Minn. Statutes 2004 204C.32, 2004 204D.27

Public subsidies, estimated amount, Minn. Statutes 2004 10A.321

Voting returns, record keeping errors, Minn. Statutes 2004 204C.39

Oaths, Minn. Statutes 2004 204B.07, 2004 358.10

Opponents, defined, Minn. Statutes 2004 10A.25

Orders, correction orders

Voting returns, record keeping errors, Minn. Statutes 2004 204C.39

Parades, participation in, fee guidelines, Minn. Statutes 2004 211B.205

Parents of candidates

Election judges, serving as, exclusion, Minn. Statutes 2004 204B.19

Payments by

Elections, recounts, costs, Minn. Statutes 2004 204C.35, 2004 204C.36

Filing fees, Minn. Statutes 2004 204B.11, 2004 204D.23, 2004 205.13, 2004 205A.06

Petition in place of filing fees

County auditors, duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 204B.11

Municipal elections, Minn. Statutes 2004 205.13

Nominating petitions, use as, Minn. Statutes 2004 204B.11

Particular offices, Minn. Statutes 2004 204B.11

Sample forms, Minn. Statutes 2004 204B.11

Secretary of state, duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 204B.11

Petitions by

Correction, election-related errors or omissions, Minn. Statutes 2004 204B.44

Filing fees, in place of, Minn. Statutes 2004 204B.11, 2004 205.13

Nominating petitions, see same under this topic

Opponents' reporting violations, equitable relief sought, Minn. Statutes 2004 10A.20

Political advertising, see POLITICAL ADVERTISING

Political contributions, see under CONTRIBUTIONS

Political party names, use, Minn. Statutes 2004 202A.11

Political party or principle, identification of

Affidavits of candidacy, Minn. Statutes 2004 204B.06

General election ballots, Minn. Statutes 2004 204B.36

Nominating petitions, Minn. Statutes 2004 204B.07

Principal campaign committees, see under CAMPAIGN PRACTICES

Public subsidies, see STATE ELECTIONS CAMPAIGN FUND

Qualifications, Minn. Const. art 7 s 6, 2004 204B.06

Recounts, duties

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 204C.35, 2004 204C.36

Losing candidates, rights, Minn. Statutes 2004 204C.36

Municipal elections, Minn. Statutes 2004 205.065, 2004 205.185

School district elections, Minn. Statutes 2004 205A.03, 2004 205A.10

Relatives of candidates

Election judges, serving as, exclusion, Minn. Statutes 2004 204B.19

Reports about

Canvassing boards, election results, Minn. Statutes 2004 204C.32, 2004 204C.33

Reports given, campaign finances

Failure to file, Minn. Statutes 2004 211A.05

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 10A.20, 2004 211A.02, 2004 211A.03

Reports received

Election contests, Supreme Court decisions, Minn. Statutes 2004 209.09

Election results, declaration, Minn. Statutes 2004 204C.39

Residence, Minn. Statutes 2004 204B.06, 2004 204B.07

Service of process on

Certificates of election, Minn. Statutes 2004 205A.10

Election contests, notice, Minn. Statutes 2004 209.021

Nominating petitions, Minn. Statutes 2004 205.13, 2004 205A.06

Simultaneous nomination by more than one political party

Consent, Minn. Statutes 2004 204B.04, 2004 204B.06

General election ballots, listing on, Minn. Statutes 2004 204B.04, 2004 204D.12, 2004 204D.13

Independent candidates, Minn. Statutes 2004 204B.04

Specific offices, see specific index headings

Spouses of candidates

Election judges, serving as, exclusion, Minn. Statutes 2004 204B.19

State elections campaign fund allocations, Minn. Statutes 2004 10A.31

Statements by, public support for other candidates, Minn. Statutes 2004 211B.13

Supporting, sheriff's employees, Minn. Statutes 2004 387.41

Unopposed candidates, public subsidies, ineligibility, Minn. Statutes 2004 10A.31

Vacancies in congress or legislature, Minn. Statutes 2004 204D.20 to 2004 204D.23

Vacancies in nomination

Affidavits of selection, Minn. Statutes 2004 204B.13

Campaign practices violators, appointment, Minn. Statutes 2004 211A.10, 2004 211B.18

Certificates of nomination, Minn. Statutes 2004 204B.13, 2004 204B.44

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 204B.13

Governor and lieutenant governor candidates, Minn. Statutes 2004 204B.13

Municipal elections, Minn. Statutes 2004 205.065, 2004 205.13

Nominating petitions, Minn. Statutes 2004 204B.13, 2004 205A.06

Nonpartisan offices, Minn. Statutes 2004 204B.13

Partisan offices, Minn. Statutes 2004 204B.13

Political parties, duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 204B.13

School district elections, Minn. Statutes 2004 205A.03, 2004 205A.06

Secretary of state, duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 204B.13

Supplemental ballots, procedures, Minn. Statutes 2004 204B.41

Vacancy after deadline, Minn. Statutes 2004 204B.13

Voters, duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 204B.13

Violations and penalties

Campaign practices

Financial reports, failure to file, Minn. Statutes 2004 211A.05

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 211B.19

Inducements for candidacy, Minn. Statutes 2004 211B.10

Violations, conviction, Minn. Statutes 2004 211A.09, 2004 211B.17

Violators, appointments, Minn. Statutes 2004 211A.10, 2004 211B.18

Canvassing boards, serving on, Minn. Statutes 2004 204C.31, 2004 205A.10

False oaths, perjury, Minn. Statutes 2004 204B.07

Ineligibility for public office, Minn. Statutes 2004 204B.10

Nominating petitions, Minn. Statutes 2004 204B.04, 2004 205A.06

Political party candidates, Minn. Statutes 2004 204B.04

Voting, assistance, Minn. Statutes 2004 204C.15

Voting

Assisting with, Minn. Statutes 2004 204C.15

Challengers, appointment, Minn. Statutes 2004 204C.07

Eligibility, Minn. Statutes 2004 204B.06

Withdrawals

Affidavits, see same under this topic

Constitutional offices, withdrawal after primary, Minn. Statutes 2004 204B.12

Gubernatorial candidates, effect on running mates, Minn. Statutes 2004 204B.12

Procedures, Minn. Statutes 2004 204B.12

Write-in candidates

Affidavits and petitions, filing, Minn. Statutes 2004 204B.09

State elections campaign fund allocations, Minn. Statutes 2004 10A.31

Write-in voting, see WRITE-IN VOTING