Sunfish Lake elections are held in November of even-numbered years during the General Election.  On this page you will find information on election dates, voting and helpful links.  This page will be updated with information throughout the year.

  • Primary Election - August 13, 2024
  • General Election - November 5, 2024

What's on My Ballot? - Click here


Dakota County 2024 Notice of Offices to be voted for at the State General Election - Click here

Local Offices - Notice of Filing for Office - Click here

Filing for Office:

The candidate filing period:  The filing period begins on July 30, 2024, and closes on August 13, 2024.  Please contact Christy Wilcox at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 612-718-4282 to complete the Affidavit of Candidacy.  The filing fee of $5.00 may be paid cash or check.

Candidates who file for office must comply with the Minnesota Fair Campaign Practices Act and financial report requirements.  Visit the Minnesota Secretary of State's website to learn more about the requirements.

2024 Candidate Packet - Click Here

2024 Campaign Manual - Click Here

Pre-Register to Vote
Not sure if you’re registered or want to pre-register? Check your voter registration status at and learn what documents you will need to provide. Voters are strongly encouraged to pre-register to save themselves time on Election Day. If you have moved since the last election, have changed your name, or have not voted within the past four years, you will need to register. Only residential addresses are accepted. Pre-registration may be done online at, OR at any of the three Dakota County offices, or drivers’ license centers. See the chart above for important pre-registration deadlines.

Information on Absentee Voting:  Dakota County Elections

Apply On-Line for Absentee Ballot:  Minnesota Secretary of State

What's On My Ballot:  View your sample ballot