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.
The following county offices are up for election in 2020:
- County Commissioner, District 1 and District 2
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.
Note: For candidates planning to run for office in 2020, January 2, 2020 is the:
- Last day to affiliate with a major or minor party in order to run as a party candidate in the primary (either through nomination or petition).
- Last day to register as unaffiliated, in order to be placed in nomination (by petition) as an unaffiliated candidate.
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 2020.