Filing for Brooklyn Park Mayor Opens
The filing period to run for Brooklyn Park mayor has opened. The person elected will fill the remaining two years of former Mayor Jeff Lunde’s term. Lunde resigned from his post as mayor after being elected to represent District 1 on the Hennepin County Board of Commissioners. The filing period closes Feb. 16.
The special election will be held on April 13, unless more than two candidates file and a primary election is needed.
If more than two candidates file for the vacancy, the following timetable would apply:
•Feb. 26 – Absentee ballot voting begins for primary election
•April 13 – Primary Election Day
•June 25 – Absentee ballot voting begins for special election
•Aug. 10 – Special Election Day