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.
There are no county offices up for election in 2017. The following county offices are up for election in 2018:
- County Commissioner, District 3 — Informational PDF for candidates seeking nomination by petition
- 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:
- Political party candidate nomination
- Political party candidate petition
- Unaffiliated candidate petition
- 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.
Contact the municipality for municipal office and campaign finance information. Contact the municipality to find out which seats are up for election in 2017.