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2020 General Election Information

  • Election Day is Tuesday, Nov. 3.
  • A mail ballot will be sent to all eligible voters, by their County Clerk's office, beginning Friday, Oct. 9.
  • Ballot drop-off locations will be open beginning Oct. 9. Scroll down for ballot drop off locations in the city or refer to your mail ballot insert for locations.
  • Oct. 26 is the last day to register to vote online to receive a mail ballot.
  • You must contact your County Clerk (see contact information below) if you did not receive a ballot, or for a replacement ballot, if needed.
  • Voted ballots must be received no later than 7 p.m. on election day.
  • In-person voting options are also available, beginning Oct. 19, through election day, at voter service and polling centers. Refer to your mail ballot insert for locations and times.
  • Regular municipal elections for the Westminster City Council are held in November in odd-numbered years. 
  • The next municipal election for Mayor and City Council will be on Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2021
  • There are no ballot questions or candidate races for the city on the Nov. 3 ballot.

Voter Information

Voter Registration Requirements:

  • United States citizen; and 
  • Resident of Colorado for at least 22 days; and 
  • 18-years-old (to vote; may register at 16 years-old)

Visit govotecolorado.com to register to vote, manage your registration, view your sample ballot, and track your ballot.

Westminster is located in both Jefferson County (west of Sheridan Blvd) and Adams County (east of Sheridan Blvd)

Jefferson County Voters Information - Jefferson County Election website or call the Jefferson County Clerk’s office at 303-271-8111.
Adams County Voters Information – Adams County Election website or call the Adams County Clerk’s office at 720-523-6500.

Westminster Ballot Drop Off Locations:

Adams County ballot drop boxes:

  • Westminster City Hall - 4800 W. 92nd Ave. (parking lot, near the flag poles)

 

 

 

Jefferson County ballot drop boxes:

 

 

 

 View past City election results
Campaign Finance Reports

Westminster City Council Election Information and Resources

The next regular municipal election will be held Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2021.

HOW TO BECOME A CANDIDATE:

  • A person is a candidate for election if the person has publicly announced an intention to seek election to public office, and thereafter has received a contribution or made an expenditure in support of the candidacy.
  • File a Candidate Affidavit with the City Clerk’s Office within 10 days of becoming a candidate and before circulating nominating petitions.
  • File a Committee Registration Form with the City Clerk’s Office within 10 days of accepting any contribution or making any expenditure.
  • Download the 2021 Candidate Packet and read it entirely. (Coming early 2021)
  • Download and read the Campaign and Political Finance Manual published by the Colorado Secretary of State.
  • Download and read the pertinent sections of the Colorado Revised Statutes regarding elections:  Title 31, Article 10-11, Title 1

Current Candidate Affidavits submitted for the 2021 election:

GETTING ON THE BALLOT:

  • Obtain the official Nomination Petition and Instructions from the City Clerk's Office (Available August 2021).
  • Collect 25 valid signatures from Westminster electors. It is strongly recommended that candidates collect at least 50 signatures to account for signatures that may be invalidated.
  • Submit the petition to the City Clerk’s office by the deadline.
  • If you have any questions, call the City Clerk’s Office at 303-658-2161.

Political Signs

  • Political signs DO NOT require permits.
  • Under NO circumstances should political signage of any type, size or scale be placed in the public right-of-way, or positioned in such a way as to cause unsafe blind spots or visual distractions for motorists.
  • Political signs MAY NOT be of any type of sign that is expressly forbidden in Section 11-11-5 of the Westminster Municipal Code (for example, a sign erected with moving parts or flashing lights).
  • Political signs must be placed at least 100 feet away from a polling place, but not on a public right-of-way.
  • Political signs MAY NOT be placed on or over any public property.
  • Please contact the City Clerk at 303-658-2161 for more information.