Election Information

2024 Elections

The following elections will be held in the City of Pequot Lakes at the Cole Memorial Building:

  • Presidential Nominating Primary - March 5, 2024
  • State Primary - August 13, 2024
  • General Election - November 5, 2024
Polls are open from 7:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. 

2024 City of Pequot Lakes City Council Election

The following offices will be open for filing in the City of Pequot Lakes.

  • Mayor – 2-Year Term; currently held by Tyler Gardner.
  • Council Member – 4-Year Term; currently held by Scott Pederson.
  • Council Member – 4-Year Term; currently held by Pete Clement.

  • Special Election to Fill Council Vacancy; currently temporarily held by Laura Larson.

Candidacy filing opens on July 30, 2024 at 8:00 a.m. and closes on August 13, 2024 at 5:00 p.m. The deadline to withdraw is August 15, 2024.

Affidavit of Candidacy requests are available: 

  • In person at Pequot Lakes City Hall, 4638 Main Street, Pequot Lakes from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (with the exception of August 13th and August 15th the office hours will be from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.);

  • Via email at cityhall@pequotlakes-mn.gov 

  • Via fax at (218)568-5860. 

Filing fee is $2.00.

Voter Registration and Early Voting

Those seeking to register to vote may do so through the Minnesota Secretary of State’s Office or may do so in-person on election day at the Cole Memorial Building. 

Residents of Pequot Lakes may vote early in-person or absentee beginning 46 days before an election. In-person early voting and absentee voting is conducted by the Crow Wing County Elections Office located in the Historic Courthouse at 326 Laurel St., Brainerd, MN 56401