Elections

Become an Election Judge

Information on Becoming an Election Judge

2018 Election Judge Training Sessions

  • These sessions are open to:
    • Experienced Election Judges
    • First-Time Election Judges
  • Pre-registration is not required-attend the session that will work with your schedule
  • Election judge applications will be completed at the training sessions

Election Judge Resources:

2018 Election Judge Guide

Election Judge Training Videos

  1. Elections


    Physical Address
    531 Dewey St
    Foley, MN 56329

    Mailing Address

    PO BOX 129
    Foley, MN 56329

    Phone: 320-968-5027

Candidate Filing

Filing of Affidavits of Candidacy for County Offices shall be at the Benton County Auditor-Treasurer Office, 531 Dewey Street, Benton County Government Center, Foley, MN 56329, from 8:00 am on Tuesday, May 22nd, 2018 until 5:00 pm on Tuesday, June 5th, 2018. Note: Filing offices will be closed May 28th, in observance of Memorial Day. There is a $50 fee to file for County Office and a $20 fee to file for Soil and Water Supervisor. 

County Offices to be elected in 2018:

  • County Commissioner for the District 2 Commission District (One)
  • County Commissioner for the District 3 Commission District (One)
  • Soil and Water Supervisor for District 2 (One)
  • Soil and Water Supervisor for District 3 (One)
  • County Attorney
  • County Auditor-Treasurer
  • County Sheriff

Public Notice:

2018 Notice of Filing


Candidate Information:

2018 Campaign Manual

Campaign Filing Packet

Candidate Filing Fees

2018 Elections Calendar and Offices to be Elected


2018 Elections Calendar and Offices to be Elected

Elected Officials:

State and Federal Representatives

Who Represents Me?


Township Officials

Township Officials

Campaign Financial Reports

Name Office Sought
Financial Reports
Troy Heck
County Sheriff
View Financial Reports
Pete Skwira County Sheriff
View Financial Reports
Marilyn Novak County Recorder View Financial Reports
Dennis Niess County Commissioner District 2 View Financial Reports
Miles Seppelt County Commissioner District 2 View Financial Reports
Edward Popp County Commissioner District 2 View Financial Reports
Jim McMahon County Commissioner District 3 View Financial Reports
Philip Miller County Attorney View Financial Reports
Karri Thorsten County Auditor-Treasuer View Financial Reports