Polls in Eden Prairie will be open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. for the Tuesday, Aug. 9, primary election.
For those who want to vote before then, early in-person voting for the state primary election can be done at City Center, 8080 Mitchell Road, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 6, and 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 8.
Eden Prairie residents will help decide which candidates for Hennepin County sheriff and county attorney will go on to run in the Nov. 8 general election. The two top vote-getters in each race will continue on to November.
Three people – Joseph Banks, Jai Hanson and Dawanna Witt – are running for sheriff. Seven people – Martha Holton Dimick, Jarvis Jones, Tad Jude, Mary Moriarty, Paul Ostrow, Saraswati Singh, and Ryan Winkler – are running for county attorney.
Candidates planning to run in the Nov. 8 election for open seats on local school boards and city councils have been able to file for office since Aug. 2.
The deadline to file for those offices is Aug. 16.
As of 5 p.m. Friday, Aug. 5, incumbent Ron Case has filed for Eden Prairie mayor, and four people have filed for two open seats on the City Council. They are incumbent Mark Freiberg, Greg Lehman, incumbent Kathy Nelson, and Micah Olson.
For Eden Prairie School Board, three people – Aaron A. Casper, Debjyoti “DD” Dwivedy, and Francesca Pagan-Umar – have filed for four open seats. Isaac Kerry, who served as EPLN’s former school beat reporter, has filed to run in the special election for another School Board seat.