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.

  • Presidential Nomination Primary - March 5, 2024
  • Primary Election - August 13, 2024
  • General Election - November 5, 2024


Dakota County 2024 Notice of Offices to be voted for at the State General Election - 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. to complete the Affidavit of Candidacy.  The filing fee of $5.00 may be paid cash or check.

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