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. 8, 2022 general election ballot for terms that begin in January 2023:

  • 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. 8 general election.

Filing Period

The filing period is Tues., Aug. 2 through 5 p.m. Tues., Aug. 16. The deadline to withdraw is 5 p.m. Thurs., Aug. 18. 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.

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.

Click here to view the most current campaign finance reports

Campaign Resources