Elections

There will be a Special Election on May 24, 2022 for the seat of Congressional District 1, vacated by Jim Hagedorn. The City of Lafayette is a mail ballot precinct, all processing of the election will be done at the Nicollet County Government Center. 

As in the past all registered voters will receive a ballot packet prior to the election and the ballot must be returned by the election day to be processed. 

To register to vote on the Minnesota Secretary of State website. They encourage you to register before Election Day—it will save you time at the polling place. Registration temporarily closes 20 days before the election, and opens again on Election Day for voters who register at their polling place.