City Council Candidate Information

Candidate filing 

  • Filing dates are July 31, 2018 through August 14, 2018 (at 5 p.m.). 
  • Term of elective office is four years.  
  • Filing fee is $40.
  • Filing packets will be available at the government center on the first day of filing.

Elective offices on the November 6, 2018, General Election ballot

  •  Mayor
  • Council Member (two positions)

 List of candidates for 2018 General Election

Mayor (listed alphabetically)

  • P.J. Agness
  • Mark Steffenson

Councilmember (listed alphabetically)

  • Ray Emry
  • Karen Jaeger
  • Corinna Jayasuriya
  • Phil Leith

View video statements for the candidates as recorded by CCX Media

View candidate statements as printed by the Osseo-Maple Grove Press

Note: Subscription to the Osseo-Maple Grove Press required for viewing.

Campaign financial reports

  • Per MN Statute 211A.02, the City of Maple Grove is required to post the campaign financial reports of its candidates on the City website within 30 days of receiving the information.  These reports will be available until four years from the date of the report.
  • 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 election, and each year by January 31 until the final report is filed.
  • Final report is due when all debts are settled and all assets are disposed of in excess of $100.

Campaign Financial Reports 




Eligibility to hold office

    • Candidate must be an eligible voter
    • Is, or will be on assuming office, 21 years of age or more
    • Maintained residence in the district wherein they reside 30 days previous to the election