Candidate filing information
In 2020, the period during which candidates may file for federal, state, judicial, and county offices
is May 19 - June 2 (ends at 5pm). Candidate filing materials and instructions are available here
for candidates wishing to file by mail or by appointment. Please refer to the Cass County
homepage for COVID-19 public service advisories.
Cass County, Minnesota - Candidate Filing Notice
Candidate Filings in Cass County
Instructions to candidates: First select the Filing Packet Overview for the office you are seeking.
Then select the remaining filing packet documents from the list as indicated by office and in the Overview.
County Candidate Filing Packet Overview
Soil and Water District Supervisor Candidate Filing Packet Overview
State Legislative and Judicial Candidate Filing Packet Overview
Filing Packet Documents:
Affidavit of Candidacy (all candidates)
Candidate Information Form (all candidates, optional)
Minnesota Campaign Manual 2020 Edition (all candidates)
Campaign Financial Reporting Deadlines Summary (county and SWCD candidates)
Campaign Financial Report (county and SWCD candidates)
Certification of Filing (county and SWCD candidates)
Voter Registration Counts (all candidates)
Map of Mail Ballot Precincts
Minnesota Department of Transportion sign placement information (all candidates)
IRS Campaign Filing Requirements (all candidates)
Auto dial-announcing device law - Minnesota Attorney General (all candidates)
Statement of economic interest filing (all candidates)
Campaign Finance Registration (all candidates)
The candidate filing period for cities, townships, and school districts (that do not hold primaries) is
July 28 - August 11, 2020. Candidates filing for these offices will file with the clerk
or designated filing officer of the respective jurisdiction.