Elections

Elections for Mayor and Council members are held in even numbered years in the city. Candidates for these offices must be a qualified voter in the State of Minnesota and must be 21 years of age on the date he or she would take office. Upon filing an affidavit with the City Clerk and payment of the filing fee, the name of the candidate will be placed on the official ballot without partisan designation. The City of Andover is divided into 10 voting precincts. The polling places are:

  • Precinct 1: Hope Lutheran Church
    16180 Round Lake Blvd. NW
    Andover, MN 55304
  • Precinct 2: Grace Lutheran Church
    13655 Round Lake Blvd. NW
    Andover, MN 55304
  • Precinct 3: Riverdale Assembly of God Church
    3210 Bunker Lake Blvd. NW
    Andover, MN 55304
  • Precinct 4: Crooked Lake Elementary School
    2939 Bunker Lake Blvd. NW
    Andover, MN 55304
  • Precinct 5: Andover Christian Church
    16045 Nightingale St. NW
    Andover, MN 55304
  • Precinct 6: Prairie Oak Community Church
    1657 161st Ave. NW
    Andover, MN 55304
  • Precinct 7: Andover Community Center
    15200 Hanson Blvd. NW
    Andover, MN 55304
  • Precinct 8: Andover Community Center
    15200 Hanson Blvd. NW
    Andover, MN 55304
  • Precinct 9: Bunker Hills Activity Center
    550 Bunker Lake Blvd. NW
    Andover, MN 55304
  • Precinct 10: Andover Elementary School
    14950 Hanson Blvd. NW
    Andover, MN 55304 


  For more information about elections and voter registration, go to
www.anokacounty.us/elections.

Learning Where to Vote & What is Needed


If you are unsure which precinct you are in, check the Minnesota Polling Place Finder. Voter registration cards are available at City Hall or from the Elections Department at the Anoka County Government Center

The Office of the Secretary of State has developed a Caucus Finder that can direct voters to their caucus location, Caucus Finder.
 

Registration 

Election day registration is permitted with proper identification. Learn what precinct you will vote in with the Andover precinct map (PDF).

Election Judge
If you would like to serve your community as a election judge, please contact City Hall 763-755-5100.

Absentee Voting

Voters who prefer to cast their absentee ballot in person may vote at the city hall of the city in which they reside during regular office hours.  In person absentee balloting will also be available at city halls on the Saturday prior to the election from 10:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. and until 5:00 p.m. the day before the election. 

The absentee balloting period for the August 11, 2020 Primary Election will take place June 26th through August 10th.  The absentee balloting period for the November 3, 2020 General Election will take place September 18th through November 2nd.     

Voters who wish to vote absentee by mail can download the absentee ballot application any time at www.anokacounty.us/absenteevoting.  Voters also can call (763) 324-1300 to have an absentee ballot application sent to them.

Candidate Filing

MAYOR AND CITY COUNCIL FILINGS

Filings for the following offices will open Tuesday, July 28, 2020 at 8:00 a.m. and will close at 5:00 p.m., Tuesday, August 11, 2020.

  • Mayor 1 (Two-year term)
  • Council members 2 (Four-year term)
Candidates must be eligible voters and reside in the City of Andover.  A $5.00 filing fee shall be paid at the time of filing.  Affidavits of candidacy are to be filed with the City Clerk at the Andover City Hall. 

Candidates must file an Affidavit of Candidacy and pay a $5.00 filing fee with the City Clerk's office at City Hall, 1685 Crosstown Boulevard NW, Andover, MN 55304.  Office hours are 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday.  You can email your Affidavit of Candidacy to the City Clerk m.hartner@andovermn.gov  and pay the $5.00 filing fee by credit card over the phone by calling 763-767-5107. 

Affidavit of Candidacy

Candidate Filing Packet

2020 CANDIDATES

MAYOR

Sheri Bukkila
Richard Kulkey
Julie Trude

COUNCILMEMBER (2 SEATS)

Ted Butler
Steven Fowlkes
Maribella McDermid
Randy Nelson
Joshua Pacheco
Mary C. VanderLaan