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New city hall address

The new city hall building is now open at 485 Gorman St. Please update your records to include our new mailing address. If you have questions, call us 952-233-9300.

Citizens vote during 2013 General Election

Elections

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The City Clerk’s Office administers city, county, state and federal elections.

City, county, school board, state and federal elections are held in even-numbered years. Primary elections are held on the second Tuesday in August. General elections are held on the first Tuesday in November.

Register to VoteVote AbsenteePolling Locations

Residents of Shakopee reside within the following government jurisdictions:

 Government Jurisdiction Shakopee Precinct No.
 U.S. Congressional District 2 All
 Minnesota Senate District 55 All 
 Minnesota House District 55A 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12A 
 Minnesota House District 55B 12B, 13 
 Metropolitan Council District 4 All 
 Scott County Commissioner District 1
 Scott County Commissioner District 3 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 8, 12A, 12B 
 Scott County Commissioner District 4 9, 10, 11, 13 
 Judicial District 1 All 
 Independent School District 720 All

 

Polls are open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Election Day. Find your polling location.

For more information about voting requirements and state elections, visit the Minnesota Secretary of State website. For information on absentee ballots and voting, visit the Scott County Elections website.

Changes to mayoral terms, election calendar

In August 2015, the Council approved moving the City’s current odd-year elections to even years beginning in 2018. The Council canceled the November 2017 election, extending all elected officials’ terms by one year, upon the ordinance effective date.

The City Council also changed the office of Mayor from a two-year to four-year term beginning with the next election cycle (2018). Read more...