Future Election Dates


  • Precinct Caucus - February 6, 2018
  • Primary Election - August 14, 2018
  • General Election - November 6, 2018


  • Precinct Caucus - March 3, 2020
  • Primary Election - August 11, 2020
  • General Election - November 3, 2020
The 2018 elections will include various federal, state, county, judicial and local offices. Search Candidate Filings.

Town Square TV will be conducting a City Council Candidate Forum on September 1, 2016. Candidate Forum Schedules

Check out the 2016 State Primary and General Timeline for important election dates.

Municipal Elections

Inver Grove Heights holds municipal elections on the first Tuesday after the first Monday in November in even numbered years. In 2018, it will be November 6, 2018. The Primary elections are held the first Tuesday after the second Monday in August. In 2018 it will be August 14, 2018.

Inver Grove Heights holds municipal primary elections when the number of candidates is more than twice the number of individuals to be elected.

The city’s five elected officials include a mayor (two-year term) and four council members (four-year term). The terms of council members are staggered so only two council members are elected every other year.

Early Voting

Absentee Voting without Envelope (early voting)

The implementation of Absentee Voting without an Envelope which allows the voter to complete and cast your ballot starting seven (7) days before the Election. The recent law change was passed by the Legislature in May of 2016. The voter is required to complete an absentee ballot application and a voter certificate. If the voter is not registered the voter must complete a registration application. Once complete, the voter will be able to vote by ballot and cast the ballot into the election equipment tabulator just like on Election Day.

This goes into effect the Tuesday before Elections. The time and dates are unknown at this time. Extended hours are usually the Saturday before the Election from 10:00am-3:00pm and Monday the day before Elections, 8:00am-5:00pm. The location to vote Early or Absentee is Inver Grove Heights City Hall, 8150 Barbara Ave.