Elections

ELECTION INFORMATION, ABSENTEE BALLOTS AND VOTING CITY CENTER HOURS:

The 2020 General Election will be held November 3, 2020, in the City of Hutchinson.  The polling place for all City precincts is located at the Recreation Center, 900 Harrington Street.  Polls open at 7:00 a.m. and close at 8:00 p.m.

Absentee ballots are available for all eligible voters beginning September 18, 2020, through November 2, 2020, during regular business hours (8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.) at Hutchinson City Center, 111 Hassan St. S.E.  Special Saturday hours are set to allow people to vote absentee at the Hutchinson City Center on Saturday, October 31, 2020, from the hours of 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. and absentee voting hours will be from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on November 2, 2020.

 

DEADLING CHANGE FOR SUBMITTING
ABSENTEE AND MAIL BALLOTS

**10/30/2020 Media Release**

 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  

                                              CONTACT:  Connie M. Kurtzweg
Melissa Starke

     DEADLINE CHANGE FOR SUBMITTING ABSENTEE AND MAIL BALLOTS

The U.S. Court of Appeals has ruled that absentee and mail ballots
MUST BE RECEIVED BY ELECTION DAY in order to be counted.

Next steps for Voters to ensure their vote is counted:

  • Voters should no longer place their absentee or mail ballot in the mail.
  • Voters may deliver their ballots in person to their county/city election office and the ballots of three others. If delivering for others, signature and ID are required.
  • Voters who have already put their ballot in the mail may track their ballot at http://www.mnvotes.org/track. If their ballot has not yet been received, the voter may vote in-person absentee at their county/city election office or in person at their polling place on Election Day.
  • Voters may cast their vote in person with an absentee ballot at their local election office until Monday, November 2nd at 5:00 p.m.
  • Voters may cast their votes in person at their polling location on Election Day.

McLeod County/City of Hutchinson Extended Election Office Hours:
Friday 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Monday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.


Results

 

CANDIDATE

Brandon Begnaud
John Lofdahl
Mark Carrigan
Jeff Liestman
William K. Teetzel

TOTAL VOTES

760
403
256
219
106

 


Candidate Filings

The following individuals have filed for City Council seats as follows:

MAYOR

Morgan Baum
Gary T Forcier

*COUNCIL MEMBER SEAT 3

Brandon Begnaud
Mark Carrigan
Jeff Liestman
John Lofdahl
William Teetzel

COUNCIL MEMBER SEAT 4

Chad Czmowski
Jared R. Golde

*Council Member Seat 3 candidates will proceed to the Primary Election in August to narrow the candidates to two.  Council Member Seat 3, along with Council Member Seat 4 and Mayor, will then proceed to the General Election in November.


August 11, 2020 – Primary Election

Absentee Voting Begins June 26, 2020

November 3, 2020 – General Election

Absentee Voting Begins September 18, 2020


Minnesota voting information is available on state web sites.

Click on the links provided. These sites can assist you with voting information, registering to vote, finding your polling place, as well as your city precinct, US and Minnesota House  Representatives, and Minnesota Senate Representative.

Polling Place Finder Link
Find your polling place and your district and precinct information.

District Finder Link
Find your representatives and provides contact information.

 

 

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