The Isanti County News allows each candidate running for a local office one free filing statement announcing their candidacy. The Isanti County News doesn’t solicit this announcement from the candidate; it’s up the candidate to submit their filing statement to the newspaper if they wish to do so.
The announcement needs to be 300 words or less, and may include the candidate’s photo. We will run the filing statements in the next available edition after receipt. We reserve the right to edit filing statements. A candidate’s website, Facebook page, Twitter page and other social media sites cannot be included with their filing statements.
The filing period opens May 20 and closes June 3 for federal races, state races, county commissioner races and Isanti City Council. Candidates running for those offices must submit their filing statement to us by Friday, June 13, for final publication in our Wednesday, June 18 edition. Filing statements for these races will not be published after our June 18 edition unless as a paid advertisement.
For Cambridge City Council, Braham City Council and the District 911 School Board, the filing period opens July 29 and closes Aug. 12. Candidates running for those offices must submit their filing statement to us by Friday, Aug. 22, for final publication in our Wednesday, Aug. 27 edition. Filing statements for these races will not be published after the Aug. 27 edition unless as a paid advertisement.
Filing statements can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org or mailed or dropped off at 234 S. Main St., Cambridge, MN 55008.