Campaign Finance Reporting

Minnesota statute §211A.02, subd. 6 requires local governments with websites to upload political campaign reports for local government candidates based on jurisdiction population and dollar amounts spent.   The reports are required to be available on the website for at least four years.

Listed below are the candidate campaign finance reports for Lyon County elected officials/candidates related to 2016 and 2014 elections.  

Applicable city, school district, or town clerks with 400 or more registered voters as of January 1 of the election year and with websites are responsible for candidate filings within those entities.


County Commissioner District 1

Charles Sanow


County Commissioner District 4

Gary Crowley

Joel Dahl


County Commissioner District 5

Rick Anderson


District Court Judge District 5

Michelle Dietrich 


Soil & Water Conservation Supervisor District 1

Gary Laleman


Soil & Water Conservation Supervisor District 3

Mark Meulebroeck


Soil & Water Conservation Supervisor District 5

Steve Prairie

Read more: Campaign Finance Reporting

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Become an Election Judge!

How do I Become an Election Judge?  Complete (Download, fill out, save) and return the Election Judge Application below.


How are the judges selected?

The governing bodies of townships and cities appoint election judges and many are always looking for qualified applicants.

Are election judges paid?
You can choose to volunteer or be paid. Wages vary by precinct. 

Who are election judges?

Election judges are responsible for the administration of election procedures in the polling place. Election judges open and close the polls on election day. They help voters who need assistance, ensure only qualified voters are permitted to vote and certify precinct election results. Sometimes election judges are hired to process absentee and/or mail ballots with the Absentee Ballot Board.

At least two election judges in each precinct must serve with a different major political party designation (except in school district and township elections not held in conjunction with a statewide election, and for student trainee election judges).  The remaining election judges in a precinct can serve without an affiliation to a major political party.

Download this file (election judge form.pdf)Election Judge Application2023 kB
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Lyon County Zoning/SWCD

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Lyon County Landfill

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