November 8, 2022, is the General Election. City residents can vote at the New Germany City Hall located at 300 Broadway Street E.

Polls open at 7 am and polls close at 8 pm.  For absentee ballot information please visit


Election Judge Tennessen Warning document 

Affidavit of Candidacy.2022

2022 City Elections

Mayor 2 year term –  – Steve Van Lith

Council 4-year term – Thomas Mielke, and Kevin Grove.

Public Accuracy Testing:

On Tuesday, October 25, 2022, a Public Accuracy Test of the electronic voting equipment will be held for the precincts listed below.  The Public Accuracy Test will be held in the Jury Assembly room in the lower level of the Courts building in the Carver County Government Center at 10:00 AM, and 6:00 PM.  (Please note that you will need to go through a security checkpoint to enter the Courts building)

If you would like to witness this demonstration, you are welcome to do so at the above-mentioned location.

Participating Precincts (Times will vary):

Benton Township                 Camden Township
Dahlgren Township              Hancock Township
Hollywood Township           Laketown Township
San Francisco Township     Waconia Township
Watertown Township           Young America Township
City of Carver                        City of Cologne
City of Hamburg                   City of Mayer
City of New Germany           City of Norwood Young America


New accessible voting technology

Carver County polling places will feature new assistive voting technology this year. The OmniBallot Tablet is a ballot marking device for voters with disabilities, allowing voters to mark their ballots independently and privately without using a pen.