City elections for mayor and council members are held the Tuesday after the first Monday of November in even-numbered years. The mayor’s term is two years, and the council member terms are four years. Elections for other county, state, and federal elections are also held at this time.

The 2022 elections will include various federal, state, county, judicial and local offices.

  • Primary Election - Tuesday, August 9, 2022
  • General Election - Tuesday, November 8, 2022

Minnesota Caucus Finder

For 2022, the precinct caucuses take place on Tuesday, February 1. The Office of the Secretary of State has developed a Caucus Finder that can direct voters to their caucus location. To find the precinct caucus locations for the Republican and Democratic-Farmer-Labor parties, visit the Minnesota Caucus Finder.

Election Results

For election results, visit the Minnesota Secretary of State’s website.

Important Election Dates - 2022 Election Season

Friday, June 24, 2022Absentee Voting begins for State Primary

Tuesday, July 19, 2022Last day to pre-register for the State Primary (Voters may still register at the polls on the election day.)

Tuesday, August 2, 2022Candidate Filing begins for Municipal Election

Saturday, August 6, 2022Saturday Absentee Voting  (City Hall will be open from 10 AM - 3 PM)

Tuesday, August 9, 2022State Primary Election Day  (Polls will be open 7 AM - 8 PM)

Tuesday, August 16, 2022Last day of Candidate Filing for Municipal Election  (open until 5 PM)

Friday, September 23, 2022Absentee Voting begins for General Election

Tuesday, October 18, 2022Last day to pre-register for the General Election  (Voters may still register at the polls on election day.)

Saturday, November 5, 2022Saturday Absentee Voting  (City Hall will be open from 10 AM - 3 PM)

Tuesday, November 8, 2022General Election Day  (Polls will be open 7 AM - 8 PM)

Monday, November 14, 2022Term begins for special election Council Member seat  (partial term currently filled by W.McLaurin)

Monday, January 2, 2023Term begins for Mayor and City Council Member seats  (regular terms)


The Administration Department is available to answer your questions about voter registration, absentee voting, filing for office, and elections.  The Elections Coordinator administers city, state, and federal elections. You may also contact the Elections Coordinator at East Bethel City Hall at 763-367-7853.

Some of your questions may also be answered by visiting Anoka County Election’s website or the Secretary of State’s website.