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Topics: Congressional District 1 Special Election  
2022 Elections  -  Redistricting   -   Election Information


This Special Election is to fill the vacant District 1 U.S. Representative seat, for the remainder of the term expiring January 3, 2023.

  • May 24, 2022- Special Primary Election
  • August 9th, 2022 - Special Election

Extended Voting Hours:

The Brown County Auditor- Treasurer’s Office will be offering extended election hours on Saturday, May 21 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. to allow voters to cast absentee ballots or return mailed ballots in advance of the Special Primary Election for the vacant First Congressional District seat set for May 24th.

A listing of precinct polling locations and hours and deadlines for returning mailed ballots can be found here (PDF)

The deadline to pre-register for the Special Primary Election ended on May 3, 2022. Visit MN Secretary of State to learn about this Special Election and how to REGISTER ON ELECTION DAY.

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August 9th, 2022-  State Primary Election and Congressional District 1 Special Election
November 8th, 2022- State General Election

Candidates for Federal, State, County Commissioner and Soil and Water Supervisor, and City & School District Offices where a primary is possible may file from May 17, 2022 until May 31, 2022 at 5 pm. See the below notice for offices that will be voted for at the state general election in 2022.



Redistricting is the process of redrawing the boundaries of election districts to ensure that the people of each district are equally represented after the completion of Congressional reapportionment following the Decennial Census. The Public Hearing to Consider Plans for Redistricting of County Commissioner Districts and Approve County Redistricting Plan was held during the regular board meeting on Tuesday, April 19, 2022.

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Contact Auditor-Treasurer Office


Brown County Courthouse
14 S State Street
PO Box 115
New Ulm, MN 56073-0115

Located on the 2nd floor, Rm 206
Hours: 8 am – 4:30pm Weekdays

Telephone: (507) 233-6613
Fax: (507) 359-1430

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Telephone: (507) 233-6614

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Office Hours: 8am to 4:30pm
(most offices)

Main Office Phone: 507-233-6600

Courthouse Address:
14 S State St
New Ulm, MN 56073

Individual Office Hours may vary.


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