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Municipal Elections 2020

Inver Grove Heights holds municipal elections on the first Tuesday in November (following the first Monday in November) in even numbered years and holds municipal primary elections when the number of candidates is more than twice the number of individuals to be elected. 

IGH Elected Officials

The city’s five elected officials include:

  • A mayor (two-year term) and 
  • Four council members (four-year term)

The terms of council members are staggered so only two council members are elected every other year. 

Apply to be a City Council Member 

Candidate Post

Applications due June 2, 2020

Have you considered serving your community as a City Council member?

Candidate Filing begins May 19, 2020 and ends June 2, 2020. 

Individuals filing can:

  • Make an appointment to submit their affidavit of candidacy with the city clerk at 651-450-2513 up until 5 p.m. on June 2, 2020.

- or - 

  • Have their affidavit notarized and dropped off in our Dropbox outside City Hall up until 5 p.m. on June 2,2020.

Candidate Filing Affidavit of Candidacy:

Below is a link to all campaign-related forms:


If you have questions, please contact the City Clerk’s office at 651-450-2513

IGH City Council Terms expiring this year are as follows:

Mayor 2-year term (George Tourville)

Council Member 4-year term (Tom Bartholomew)

Council Member 4-year term (Kara Perry)


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