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 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.
Boulder voters will consider three ballot measures in the November 2019 election:
- Ballot Measure: 2G - Tax on Tobacco Vaping Products
- Ballot Measure 2I - Middle-Income Housing Program
- Ballot Measure 2H - Sales and Use Tax Extension for Open Space and Long’s Gardens
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
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 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
- Municipal Initiative Guidelines
- Municipal Initiative Petition Form
- Charter Initiative Guidelines
- Charter Initiative Petition Form
Frequently Asked Questions
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).
Contact the Boulder County Clerk and Recorder's Office at 1750 33rd St., Suite 200, by calling 303-413-7740.
Visit Boulder County Elections.
Contact the Elections Administrator Dianne Marshall at [email protected] or call 303-441-3079.