Candidates May Begin Circulating Petitions Jan. 1

Several positions are up for election in 2022. The earliest date candidates may begin circulating petitions is Jan. 1. Petitions may be filed as early as Jan. 3, but no later than 4 p.m. on Monday, April 11, 2022.

Open positions include two city commissioners; three park board members; three school board members; and two county commissioners. Other county positions up for election include the auditor, recorder, treasurer, sheriff and state’s attorney.

Anyone interested in running for city commission or the park board must file with the city administration office at City Hall, 205 Second Ave NW, Mandan.

Those interested in running for school board will need to submit a statement of interest at the Mandan Public Schools administration office in the Brave Center, 901 Division St NW.

Individuals interested in running for county office must file with the county auditor at Morton County Courthouse, 210 Second Ave NW.

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