2017  Election

2017 CANDIDATE CALENDAR


Date
Item Due
August 8
(Tuesday)
Pick up nomination petitions 1-4-805
(91 days before election)
August 28
(Monday)
Return nomination petitions 1-4-805
(71 days before election)
August 31
(Thursday)
Last Day to Cure Petitions  1-4-805
(prior to 67th day before election)
September 5
(Tuesday)
 Last Day to file an Affidavit of Intent to Run as a Write in Candidate
(Close of Business on 64th day before the election)
 September 5
(Tuesday)
 Lot Drawing for Ballot Placement of Names Ballot; Candidate Informational Meeting 7:00 PM
(City Council Chambers)
 September 22
(Friday)
 Last Day to File Pro/Con Statements (re: TABOR questions)
October 3
(Tuesday)
Election Forum 5 p.m.
Hosted by City of Wheat Ridge and Wheat Ridge Chamber of Commerce (City Council Chambers)
October 27
(Friday)
First Candidate Finance Report Due
(11 days before election) Municipal Code 7-6(b)
October 31
(Tuesday)
Last day to apply for an absentee ballot if mailed 1-8-104(3)
(7th day before election)
November 7
(Tuesday)
ELECTION DAY
November 24
(Friday)
Official Abstract of Votes prepared by County 1-10-102(1)
(No later than 17 days after the election)
November 26
(Thursday)
Publish Election Results after Canvas
December 7
(Thursday)
Second Candidate Finance Report Due
(30 days after election) Municipal Code 7-6(b)


CANDIDATE & COMMITTEE FORMS

CANDIDATE & COMMITTEE RESOURCES

Book Resources (available for check-out from the Clerk's Office):

  • "How to Get Elected to Public Office"
  • "How to Stay Elected in Public Office"
  • "CML Elected Official's Starter Kit" (incl. webinars on CD)