There are three seats up for election on the City Council during the even year elections: (1) Mayor and (2) Councilmembers. The Mayor serves a two-year term of office and receives $9,540 annually. The Councilmembers serve overlapping four-year terms and receive $7,080 annually.
Those interested in running for office need to file during a two week period, typically starting in early August of each even year. You must be an eligible voter, live in Shoreview for at least 30 days before the election, and be at least 21 years of age. The cost to file is $5.00.
2016 Campaign Finance Forms
Per Minnesota State Statutes, the City must post all campaign finance reports filed during an election season for four years. Below are campaign finance reports from the 2016 candidates that received contributions or spent $750 or more.