Minnesota County Attorney

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The Minnesota County Attorney is an agency that is responsible for some prosecution and investigation of Minnesota's campaign finance laws.


There is an elected County Attorney in each of Minnesota's 87 counties[1].

Campaign finance discipline

The County Attorney handles all campaign finance complaints that involve criminal law violations and matters not in the jurisdiction of the Minnesota Campaign Finance and Public Disclosure Board[2]. All matters are referred to the County Attorney comes from the Office of Administrative Hearings[3]. All other matters are handled by the Campaign Finance and Public Disclosure Board[4].

External links


  1. Minnesota County Attorney's Association, "Statutory Duties of the County Attorney"
  2. [Confirmed via email with MN SOS on May 7, 2010]
  3. [Confirmed via email with MN SOS on May 7, 2010]
  4. Minnesota Campaign Finance and Ethics Board, "Political Committee/Political Fund Manual"(See Page 12, Complaints)