Filing for office ends today

Published 9:09 am Tuesday, June 5, 2012

Today is the last day of filing for various elected positions in Freeborn County and across the state.

In Albert Lea, seats up for election include those of mayor and of Albert Lea City Council members in wards 1, 3 and 5. People wishing to file for a city race can do so with City Clerk Shirley Slater-Schulte at City Hall. Cost is $5.

In Freeborn County, there are also a handful of positions up for election. Those include 1st, 3rd and 5th District commissioners and 1st, 2nd and 5th Soil and Water District supervisor positions.

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People wishing to file for a county race can do so at the Freeborn County Auditor-Treasurer’s Office in the Freeborn County Government Center. The cost is $20 for the Soil and Water Conservation District seats and $50 for the other county races.

Depending on the number of people who file for each seat, a primary election will be Aug. 14.