Individuals concerned about Anoka County’s Natural Resources should consider filing
  • ACD is a non-regulatory county level subdivision of state government
  • ACD Annual Plan
  • Each Supervisor serves on one or more committee and some hold offices
  • Supervisors receive a per diem (compensation) of $125 per board meeting
  • Supervisors average less than $4,000 per year in per diems
  • Meetings average one - three per month
  • The Board of Supervisors is composed of five members
  • Supervisors are elected for four year terms
  • The Board determines the direction of the District and oversees it's operations with staff attending to the daily activities
  • Terms Expire 12/31/2024: District 1 and 5
  • Terms Expire 12/31/2022: District 2, 3 & 4

*****Click on interactive map below for SWCD Board District Boundaries******

Minnesota's natural resources play an important role in the state's economy and its citizens' quality of life. Therefore, protecting and managing those natural resources is an important responsible. Citizens interested in leading those efforts are encouraged to run for supervisor of their local soil and water conservation district.  Being a supervisor is an opportunity for people concerned with resource management in Anoka County to become involved in policy making at the local, regional and state levels.

 Interested parties:

Anoka County Offices on the Ballot in 2022

  • County Attorney
  • County Commissioner District 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
  • County Sheriff
  • Soil and Water Conservation District Supervisor District 2, 3, 4

 Candidate Filing Period

  • Tuesday, May 17 through Tuesday, May 31 (closed for Memorial Day, Monday, May 30)
  • Regular office hours are Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • We will be open until 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 31
  • Completed candidate filings and fees (or petition in lieu of fee) must be physically received by Anoka County Elections by Tuesday, May 31 at 5:00 p.m.
  • The deadline for withdrawal is Thursday, June 2 at 5:00 p.m.

 Candidate Filing Location  Anoka County Elections Office, 2100 3rd Avenue, Suite 160, Anoka, MN 55303

*Note that our office has moved since the last candidate filing period in 2020 – we are now across from the main elevator bank of the Government Center

 Candidate Filing Fees

Office

Filing Fee

County Office

$50

Soil and Water Conservation District Supervisor

$20

 Filing Process

  • All candidates must complete an affidavit of candidacy and pay the filing fee (or petition in lieu of fee)
  • Affidavits must be notarized. This service can be performed free of charge by Anoka County Elections staff at the time of filing
  • Candidates for County Sheriff must submit a copy of their Peace Officer Standards and Training license (Anoka County Elections staff can copy at the time of filing)
  • Candidates for County Attorney must submit a copy of their law license (Anoka County Elections staff can copy at the time of filing)
  • Candidate filing packet documents will be provided at the time of filing and are also available at the Anoka County Elections website

 Candidate Affidavits and Documents

  • All candidate filings will appear on the Secretary of State’s Candidate Filings search page at https://candidates.sos.state.mn.us/
  • Candidate filings are posted as they are received, generally the same day

 Additional Information

  • Web:
  • Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Phone: 763-324-1300
  • Candidates appear on the ballot for the general election
  • An individual must live in a district with an open supervisor position in order to run
  • Supervisors do not participate in primary elections.
  • Filing Period opens May 17 - May 30th with a $20 filing fee
  • Anoka County Elections office a 763/323/5275 for additional filing information.
  • There is a filing fee and each applicant will receive a filing packet with election regulations.

 Candidate Affidavits and Documents

  • All candidate filings will appear on the Secretary of State’s Candidate Filings search page at https://candidates.sos.state.mn.us/
  • Candidate filings are posted as they are received, generally the same day

 Additional Information

  • Web:
  • Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Phone: 763-324-1300