Election Administration

The City of Hastings administers State Primary and State General Elections.
Primary Election – August 9, 2016
General Election – November 8, 2016


Quick Tips Election & Voting Information

On Line Voter Registration



Ward Map and Polling Place Locations


Absentee Voting Information

What if I’m Gone on Election Day?  Absentee voting for the November 8th General Election will begin Friday, September 23, 2016. 


Work at the Polling Place as an Election Judge


Postings and Publications Primary: 

Postings and Publications General: 


Candidate Campaign Reports:




Candidate Filing Information

Candidate filing is open from Tuesday, May 17, 2016 at 8:00 am – Tuesday May 31, 2016 at 5:00 p.m.

Current Candidate Filings: Tony Nelson,  Danna Elling Schultz,  Joe Balsanek , Trevor Lund, Bryan Alpaugh, Adam Estenson, Tina Folch,  Lisa A. Leifeld

Locally, the four Ward council seats will be on the ballot this year.  Candidates must be a resident of the City of Hastings. 
Candidate Forms: 

Campaign Signage Regulations

In an effort to treat all political candidates consistently and fairly, the City of Hastings administers a process to enforce State regulations related to the placement of signs in City right-of-way and City property.  The rules apply to political campaign signs for all candidates, regardless of whether they are seeking school, City, county, state or federal offices. Campaign signs may be posted beginning June 24, 2016 and must be removed on or before November 18, 2016.                

Consistent with the laws of the State of Minnesota, campaign, private and commercial signs are not allowed in the following locations:

Public right-of-way for State Highways, including Trunk Highway 61, Trunk Highway 55 and Trunk Highway 316

County property and public right-of-way for County Roads:


Election Results:






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