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Election Information

Election Information

The next election is Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019. There will be six city council seats up for election and three ballot measures.

View the November 5, 2019, City of Boulder Ballot pdf for a complete list of candidates and ballot measures. Visit City Council Candidate Videos to learn more about the 15 candidates running for council this November.

Ballot Measures

Boulder voters will consider three ballot measures in the November 2019 election:

Matching Funds

The following city council candidates have qualified for matching funds:

  • Mark Wallach
  • Rachel Friend
  • Benita Duran
  • Aaron Brockett
  • Adam Swetlik
  • Mark McIntyre
  • Junie Joseph
  • Susan Peterson
  • Nikki McCord
  • Corina Julca
  • Brian Dolan

Independent Expenditures

An individual who spends in excess of $200 to either support/oppose or electioneering regarding a candidate(s) to city council or in excess of $1,000 to support/oppose a ballot measure(s) must file reports with the City Clerk following the timetable in the BRC 13-2-6 (c) (4) Independent Expenditures . This includes appropriate disclosure on election material as found in BRC 13-2-5 Disclosure Requirements

Violations and Complaints

Any registered elector of the City of Boulder who believes there has been a violation of the Campaign Finance Reform Initiative may file a written complaint with this form doc and send it to the City Clerk's Office. The completed form must identify the perceived violation of the Boulder Revised Code. 

For more information, contact the elections administrator at [email protected] . To report election sign code violations, call Code Enforcement at 303-441-1875.

Municipal and Charter Initiatives

Frequently Asked Questions

When is election day?

General municipal elections are held on odd numbered years and include any ballot issues and the election of new council members.  Special municipal elections are held on even numbered years if there are any ballot issues.

The City of Boulder will coordinate this year's election with Boulder County on Nov. 5, 2019  (the first Tuesday in November).

Where is my polling place?

How do I register to vote, update my registration or get an absentee ballot?

Contact the Boulder County Clerk and Recorder's Office at 1750 33rd St., Suite 200, by calling 303-413-7740.

Where can I find election results?

Who do I contact for other election questions?

Contact the Elections Administrator Dianne Marshall at [email protected] or call 303-441-3079.

Where can I find past election results and documents?