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2020 Candidate Forums (Virtual)

The Elk River Area Chamber of Commerce will once again be hosting candidate forums for local political races. While the forums are open to the public, due to pandemic restrictions, there is limited seating and you must pre-register to attend. ERACC is working with county and city administrators to stream each candidate forum so you may attend virtually. All candidate forums will be recorded and available for replay.


Sherburne County Commissioner Candidate Forum
Tuesday, October 6th
6:00 pm
Elk River City Hall

Otsego City Council & Mayoral Candidate Forum
Thursday, October 8th
6:00 pm & 7:15 pm
Prairie Center, Otsego

Elk River City Council Candidate Forum
Tuesday, October 13th
6:00 pm
Elk River City Hall

MN Legislative District 30 Candidate Forum
Wednesday, October 21st
5:00 pm
Elk River City Hall


All forums will be recorded and available until November 3rd to assist you when you are ready to vote. More information about the candidate forums and the various state, county, and city elections can be found using the buttons below.


Note: The Elk River Area Chamber does not assume any party affiliation, nor do we endorse any candidate. We are hosting this forum to provide information about the candidates to the general public.

2020 ISD 728 School Board

The School Board is elected to represent the taxpayer's interests in determining how our schools will be operated.  The Board establishes policies on everything from curriculum to athletic programs, and these policies are carried out by the superintendent of schools.


For more information about the ISD 728 School Board election, please visit the ISD 728 website.

Voter Information

Below you will find information related to where, when, and how to vote. In addition, there are links to request an absentee ballot and information regarding the candidates you will see on your ballot.

Voter Registration

You need to be a registered voter to cast a ballot. You can check your registration status here.

If you’re not registered, you can do so up to 21 days in advance of election day online or in-person (instructions here) OR at your polling place on election day with appropriate proof of residence.

You can learn more about registering to vote on election day here.

Polling Place
Absentee Ballots
What's On My Ballot?

Additional Resources & FAQs

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