Filing for Office

The City of Fridley has 3 offices on the November 2018 ballot:
The Offices of
Councilmember Ward 1
Councilmember Ward 2
Councilmember Ward 3

You must be a resident of the ward to file for office.

Election Candidates

Filings for these offices are still open and this page will be updated as more candidates file with the City. 
  • Tom Tillberry Councilmember Ward 1
  • Pam Reynolds Councilmember Ward 2
  • Steve Eggert Councilmember Ward 2
  • Ann Bolkcom Councilmember Ward 3

Filing Time Period

 Filings for these offices opens May 22, 2018 and closes on June 5, 2018

If more than two candidates file for one office, a primary election will be held on August 14, 2018, to narrow the candidates to two.  The two candidates receiving the most votes will  move forward to the General Election in November.

How to File

The forms for filing in 2018 are provided below. 

The filing process will include a $10 filing fee and nominating petition.
Instructions for circulating and filing a Nomination Petition that has been signed by a minimum of ten registered voters during the filing period is included in the Candidate Filing Forms.

Once a candidate spends or receives $750, the candidate must file a Campaign Finance Report within 14 days with the Fridley City Clerk. See Chapter 211A of the Fair Campaign practices Act.  This information is provided in the Campaign Finance Information.


1.     Candidate Filing Forms
2.     Campaign Finance Information and Reports
3.     2018 Campaign Manual

Political Signs

The City of Fridley does not require permits for political signs. Signs, however, must adhere to the specific regulations.  We are providing City, County and State regulations for you:
Download/Print the official City of Fridley code, Chapter 214, relating to political signs