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2013 SPECIAL MAYORAL ELECTION TIMELINE

March 11, 2013

City Council adopts Resolution accepting resignation effective April 1, 2013

Minn. Stat. § 351. 01

March 16, 2013 (Saturday)

At least 2 weeks before the first day to file affidavits, publish notice stating the first and last

dates on which affidavits of candidacy may be filed and the closing time for filing on the last day for filing

Minn. Stat. § 205. 13,

subd. 2

2 weeks = March 19, 2013 (Tuesday)

April 8, 2013

City Council adopts Resolution declaring vacancy in the office of mayor

March 22, 2013 ( Friday)

Post similar notice at least 10 days before the first day to file affidavits of candidacy

Minn. Stat. § 205. 13, subd.

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April 2, 2013 ( 70 days / 10 weeks before the special election)

Start of period for filing affidavits of candidacy

Lasts for 2 weeks

Minn. Stat. § 205. 13, subd.

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April

16, 2013 ( 56 days / 8 weeks before

the special election)

End of period for filing affidavits of candidacy

Minn. Stat. § 205. 13, subd.

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April 19, 2013 ( at least 53 days prior to special election)

Notice to the county auditor including the date of the election, the offices to be voted on at the

election

Minn. Stat. § 205. 16, subd. 4

May 10, 2013 (at least 32/ 30 days before special election)

Master list is ready from County (32 days)

Minn. Stat. § 201. 091, subd. 2

Absentee Voting begins (30 days)

Minn. Stat. § 2046. 35, subd. 4

May 13, 2013 (at least 25 days before special election)

City Council appoints election judges by resolution ( May 17 last day)

Minn. Stat. § 2046.21, subd. 2

City Council appoints absentee ballot board by resolution

Minn. Stat. § 2038. 121, subd. 1

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May 21, 2013 — 21(

days before special election)

Last day to preregister and appear on the roster

Preregistration closes at 5: 00 p. m.

Minn. Stat. § 201. 061

May 22, 2013 (20 days before special election)

Healthcare facility absentee voting may begin

Minn. Stat. § 2036. 11 subd.

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May 25, 2013 (at least two weeks before special election)

Publish sample ballot

Minn. Stat. § 205. 16, subd. 2

May 25 and June 1, 2013 (two weeks' published notice)

Publish Notice of Election Minn. Stat. § 205. 16, subd. 1

May 31, 2013 ( 10 days before special election)

Notice of special election posted in Clerk' s office

Minn. Stat. § 205. 16,

subd. 1

June

7, 2013 ( Friday) Rosters and Greeter Lists picked up from county

Minn. Stat. § 2046.28, subd. 2

June 8, 2013 (Saturday)

City Hall open for absentee voting (10:00 a. m. —3: 00 p.m.)

Minn. Stat. § 203B. 085

June 10, 2013 ( Monday) City Hall open until 5: 00 for absentee voting

Minn. Stat. § 203B. 085

June 11, 2013 (Tuesday)

Special Election

June 13, 2013 (Thursday) All rosters and supplies must be turned in to County Auditor by 4:30 p.m.

Minn. Stat. § 204C. 27

June 14 —21, 2013 ( between the 3rd and 101h days after special election)

Canvass of returns of special election Council to designate date and time Minn. Stat. § 205. 185, subd. 3

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