Running for Office

Running for Office

Federal & State Offices

Visit the Colorado Secretary of State website for information about running for federal and state offices in Colorado. This includes information on CU Regent, District Attorney, RTD Board of Directors, and Board of Education positions.

County Offices

There are no county offices up for election in 2017. The following county offices are up for election in 2018:

  • County Commissioner, District 3
  • County Assessor
  • County Coroner
  • County Clerk & Recorder
  • County Surveyor
  • County Sheriff
  • County Treasurer

Note: County commissioners are elected at-large, however, they must reside in the commissioner district.

There are four ways a candidate for county office may access the ballot:

  1. Political party candidate nomination
  2. Political party candidate petition
  3. Unaffiliated candidate petition
  4. Write-in Affidavit

Review the County Candidate Information Guide for information about ballot access and requirements.

Review Colorado Revised Statutes for complete qualification requirements and ballot access information:

In order to declare candidacy, a candidate affidavit must be filed on the Colorado Secretary of State’s TRACER website within 10 days of becoming a candidate. You may also visit the TRACER website for campaign finance obligations or call 303-894-2200, Ext. 6383, for more details.

Municipal Offices

Contact the municipality for municipal office and campaign finance information. Contact the municipality to find out which seats are up for election in 2017.

Municipal Clerk Contact Information
Boulder303-441-3011
Erie303-926-2731
Jamestown303-449-1806
Lafayette303-665-5588 ext. 1227
Longmont303-651-8649
Louisville303-335-4571
Lyons303-823-6622 ext. 12
Nederland303-258-3266 ext. 23
Superior303-499-3675
Ward303-459-9273

School Districts

Boulder Valley, St. Vrain Valley and Thompson School Districts will have Board of Education seats up for election in 2017.
Information about which seats are up and current office holders can be found on the school district websites.
Contact school districts for information regarding school board positions.
Contact the Colorado Secretary of State’s Office for campaign finance information.

School District Contacts
Boulder Valley303-447-1010
St. Vrain Valley303-776-6200
Park970-586-2361
Thompson970-613-5000
Secretary of State303-894-2200 ext. 6383

Special Districts

Contact the Department of Local Affairs for information on Board of Director positions.
Contact the Colorado Secretary of State’s Office for campaign finance information.

Contact Us

Elections Division

303-413-7740

303-413-7728 (Fax)

Email
www.BoulderCountyVotes.org

Hours: 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. M-F

Location

Boulder: 1750 33rd Street
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Longmont: 529 Coffman Street
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Lafayette: 1376 Miners Drive
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Mailing Address

1750 33rd Street, Suite 200
Boulder, CO 80301