Just two incumbents had filed for office in Spring Valley as of Monday at 2 p.m., which was the day before the deadline.

Incumbent council member Tony Archer and incumbent Mayor Jim Struzyk had filed for office in Spring Valley as of Monday. The filing period for persons interested in running for public office in Spring Valley in 2014 ran through Tuesday, June 3, at 5 p.m., which was after the deadline for this edition.

The other incumbent - council member Todd Jones - had told City Administrator Deb Zimmer that he intended to file before the deadline on Tuesday. The four-year terms of Jones and Archer are up for election as is the two-year mayoral position now held by Struzyk.

This election year, Minnesota voters will head to the polls to decide a U.S. Senate seat, all U.S. House seats, as well as governor and other state constitutional officers, and all Minnesota House seats. The 2014 election will also include many county commissioners, county sheriffs, county attorneys, auditors, treasurers and recorders.

 Primary Election Day is Aug. 12, and General Election Day is Nov. 4.