Early Voting (Absentee Voting) Information
During the voting season please visit the Washington County Service Center located at 19955 Forest Rd. N. in Forest Lake to vote early. 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. In 2022, the City of Forest Lake redrew precinct map lines and some voters are now in a different precinct. This means you may have a new in-person polling location. Please check the to determine your polling location.
Please see the link below for the City Council Resolution and precinct map.
2022 Election Information
Primary Election: Tuesday, August 9, 2022
General Election: Tuesday, November 8, 2022
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.