2019  Election

November 5, 2019 CANDIDATE CALENDAR


Date
Item Due
August 6
(Tuesday)
First day to circulate candidate petitions 1-4-805 Petitions will be available for pick-up, 8:00 am in the City Clerk's office.
(91 days before election)
August 26
(Monday)
Last day to circulate candidate petitions. Due to City Clerk by 5:00pm 1-4-805
(no later than 71 days before election)
August 30
(Friday)
Last Day to cure petitions 1-4-805
(67th day before the election)
August 30
(Friday)
 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 4
(Wednesday)
 Lot Drawing for Ballot Placement of Names Ballot; Candidate Informational Meeting 7:00 PM
(City Council Chambers, City Hall)
 September 22
(Friday)
 Last Day to File Pro/Con Statements on TABOR questions
September 24
(Tuesday)
Election Forum 6 - 9 p.m. in City Council Chambers.  Hosted by the Wheat Ridge Chamber of Commerce

October 15
(Tuesday)
First Candidate Finance Report Due (covers Oct 28, 2018 thru Oct 10, 2019)
(21 days before election) Municipal Code 7-6(b)
November 1
(Friday)
Second Candidate Finance report due (covers October 11, 2019 thru Oct 27, 2019
(Friday before election)
November 5
(Tuesday)
ELECTION DAY

(Friday)
Official Abstract of Votes prepared by County 1-10-102(1)
(No later than 17 days after the election)

(Thursday)
Publish Election Results after Canvas
December 5
(Thursday)
Post-Election 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)