City of Wayzata Elections

Wayzata’s City Council includes a Mayor and four Council members. The mayor serves a four-year term of office and the Council members are elected at-large to serve overlapping four-year terms.

The following City Council seats will be on the Nov. 3, 2020 general election ballot for terms that begin in January 2021:

  • Mayor (four-year term)
  • Councilmember (four-year term)
  • Councilmember (four-year term)

Filing Requirements

Candidate must be an eligible voter, 21 years of age upon assuming office, and a resident of Wayzata for at least 30 days before the Nov. 3 general election.

Filing Period

The filing period is Tues., July 28 through 5 p.m. Tues., Aug. 11. The deadline to withdraw is 5 p.m. Thurs., Aug. 13. To file for public office, complete an affidavit of candidacy and pay the $5 filing fee to the city clerk during the two-week filing period.

2020 City Council Candidate Filings

Office
Candidate
Affidavit of Candidacy
MayorJohanna McCarthyMcCarthy Affidavit
City CouncilDan KochKoch Affidavit
City CouncilAlex PlechashPlechash Affidavit 
City CouncilJeff ParkhillParkhill Affidavit
City CouncilCathy IversonIverson Affidavit


Filing Documents

Campaign Finance Reports

  • City Council candidates must complete Campaign Financial Reporting Forms (PDF)
  • The initial report is due within 14 days after receiving contributions or making disbursements of more than $750.
  • Subsequent reports are due 10 days before and 30 days after the general election and each year by Jan. 31 until a final report is filed.
  • A final report is due when all assets are settled and all assets are disposed of in excess of $100.

Campaign Resources