Early Voting (Absentee Voting) is now open
Please visit the Washington County Service Center located at 19955 Forest Rd. N. in Forest Lake to vote early. See Absentee Voting information below. You can also vote on Tuesday, November 8, 2022, at your designated precinct. Please check the Polling Place Finder found on the Secretary of State’s website to determine your polling location.
Redistricting occurs every 10 years throughout the State and can affect the City's precinct boundaries. This year the City of Forest Lake has redrawing our precinct maps and some voters will be voting in a different precinct. This means you may have a new in-person polling location.
Please see the link below for the City Council Resolution and precinct map. You can also find the map posted in the lobby of the Forest Lake City Center.
Resolution 02-28-22-01 - Establish Precincts and Polling Places in Forest Lake
Please contact Washington County if you have election questions. You may also contact the Secretary of State.
2022 Election Information
Primary Election: Tuesday, August 9, 2022
General Election: Tuesday, November 8, 2022
Please contact Washington County if you have election questions. Information can also be found on the Secretary of State website.
The City of Forest Lake has two City Council seats and a Mayoral election for this voting season. The candidate filing period began Tuesday, August 2, 2022 and ended Tuesday, August 16, 2022 at 5:00 pm. Interested candidates completed an Affidavit of Candidacy at the Forest Lake City Center with a $5 filing fee. More information on candidate qualifications can be found here.
2022 Local Candidate Filings
See information in the link below about candidate filings.
Click this link for 2022 Candidate Filing Documents
Click this link for 2022 Candidate Financial Documents