2018 Election Timeline

The following are key dates and times for the 2018 election cycle. 


June 2018

June 29:

Primary Absentee Voting begins

June 29:

First day campaign signs may be posted

July 2018

July 24:

Pre-registration closes for Primary Election (can still register on Election Day at the polling place)

July 31:

Candidate Filing begins

August 2018

August 11:

Absentee Voting at Waconia City Hall from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

August 13:

Absentee Voting at Waconia City Hall until 5:00 p.m. 

August 14:

Primary Election Day - polls open from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

August 14:

Candidate Filing Ends

August 16:

Candidate withdrawal closes at 5:00 p.m.

September 2018

September 21:

Absentee voting for General Election begins at Waconia City Hall

October 2018

October 16:

Pre-registration closes for General Election (can still register on Election Day at the polling place)

November 2018

November 3:

Absentee Voting at Waconia City Hall from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

November 5:

Absentee Voting at Waconia City Hall until 5:00 p.m.

November 6:

General Election Day - polls open from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.