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City Council Filings

Candidate filing begins Tuesday, July 28 and will continue through 5 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 11, for Woodbury residents seeking election to the City Council this November. Voters will elect two City Council members to four-year terms that begin in January 2021. 

City Council elections are non-partisan and candidates run for their seats at large. There is no city primary election; names of all candidates filing will appear on the November general election ballot. 

Persons wishing to run for City Council must be eligible to vote in Minnesota, at least 21 years of age upon assuming office, and a resident of Woodbury for at least 30 days prior to the Nov. 3 general election. Candidates also must not have filed for the same or any other office in the upcoming primary or general elections.

Candidates may file for office in the Administration Department at City Hall, 8301 Valley Creek Road, during regular business hours from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The office will remain open until 5 p.m. on Aug. 11, the last day to file. The filing fee is $40.

About City Council
Woodbury's City Council consists of the mayor and four council members who each serve four-year terms. Elections are held in November of even-numbered years and terms are staggered. Andrea Date and Amy Scoggins currently hold the two City Council positions on the November ballot. Council members are paid $948.33 monthly or $11,379.96 annually.

Learn more about City Council

For more information, contact Kim Blaeser, city clerk, at 651-714-3500 or kim.blaeser@woodburymn.gov.

2020 City Council Candidate Filings

Updated: Friday, Aug. 7
 Candidate Name Email Address Candidate Phone Number
Andrea Date andrea.date@gmail.com 651-983-0290
Temmy Olasimbo temmyforwoodbury@gmail.com 651-242-0938
Deborah A. Larson Ddarz2006@msn.com 651-587-1335
Amanda Hemmingsen Jaeger amandaforcitycouncil@gmail.com 612-770-7414
Susan Klosterman Finke meditrek@gmail.com 651-447-3248
Linda Ji lpji@comcast.net 651-206-1058
Kim Wilson kimwilsonforcouncil@gmail.com 651-343-2509
Bob Lawrence IV plantobeprepared@gmail.com 651-248-1825

Please note: The city does not endorse political candidates despite the depiction of city personnel or property in certain campaign photos/materials.

Campaign Finance Reports

2020 Campaign Finance Reports Filed

2018 Campaign Finance Reports Filed

2016 Campaign Finance Reports Filed