Elections and Voting

Contact Information: 

City Clerk's Office
303-450-8757 clerk@northglenn.org
11701 Community Center Drive Northglenn, CO 80233
Map Open weekdays, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Adams County Election Department
720-523-6500
Adams County Government Center 1st Floor, Suite E 3102
4430 S. Adams County Parkway
Brighton, CO 80601
Open weekdays, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

City of Northglennn Wards

Elections and Voting

November 3, 2015 Election

The City Council of the City of Northglenn includes a mayor, who is elected at-large, and eight council members: two from each of the City’s four wards. The mayor and council members serve staggered 4-year terms, which begin at the first Council meeting following the certification of election results by the City Clerk.

Regular municipal elections are held on the first Tuesday in November of every odd-numbered year. All City elections are non-partisan and candidates cannot run under any party label. At the November 3, 2015 election, the following offices will be elected:
• Council member – Ward 1
• Council member – Ward 2
• Council member – Ward 3
• Council member – Ward 4

Candidate Qualifications
• United States citizen
• Registered elector
• Resident of Northglenn for at least 1 year preceding the election
• Resident of the ward for at least 32 days immediately preceding nomination
• No felony convictions

Compensation
City Council members currently receive a monthly honorarium in the following amounts.
• $974.05 per month – Mayor
• $800.11 per month – Mayor Pro Tem
• $695.75 per month – Council
• Each member of the Council receives a monthly stipend of $370 for business expenses

How do I become a candidate?
• You must file a notarized candidate affidavit with the City Clerk within 10 days of publicly announcing your intention to seek election. Forms are available in the City Clerk’s Office.
• You become a candidate when you publicly announce and thereafter accept a contribution or make an expenditure in support of the candidacy.
• You must submit a nomination petition to the City Clerk to get your name on the ballot.
• Nomination petitions will be available from the City Clerk’s Office on Aug. 3.
• Petitions can only be circulated Aug. 4 through 24. Signed petitions must be filed with the City Clerk no later than 5 p.m. on Aug. 24.
• Nomination petitions must be signed by at least 25 registered electors within your ward.

Council members serve four-year terms, and the individuals elected at the Nov. 3, 2015 election will assume office at the first meeting of the City Council following certification of election results by the City Clerk. Municipal elections are non-partisan and candidates for municipal office cannot run under any party label.

Schedule of Offices to be Elected

Office Current Office Holder Term Expires Term Limited in 2015
Mayor Joyce Downing November 2017 n/a
Council member Ward 1 Carol Dodge November 2017 n/a
Council member Ward 1 Wayne Dodge November 2015 No
Council member Ward 2 Joe Brown November 2017 n/a
Council member Ward 2 Leslie Carrico November 2015 No
Council member Ward 3 Kyle Mullica November 2017 n/a
Council member Ward 3 Marci Whitman November 2015 No
Council member Ward 4 Kim Snetzinger November 2017 n/a
Council member Ward 4 Gene Wieneke November 2015 Yes

Election Calendar for November, 2015

Upon candidacy

Individuals must file a Candidate Affidavit with the City Clerk’s office within 10 days of becoming a candidate C.R.S. 1-45-110

April 6 (Monday)

Candidate information packets available in the City Clerk’s office

August 4 (Tuesday)

First day nomination petitions may be circulated. Petitions may be circulated and signed August 4 – August 24. Petition forms will be
available in the City Clerk’s office on August 3rd. Petitions must contain at least 25 signatures of registered electors
residing in the candidate’s ward to be sufficient. (beginning 91 days prior and ending on the 71st day)

C.R.S. 1-4-805; C.R.S. 31-10-302; NMC 13-1-4

August 24 (Monday)

Deadline to file nomination petitions with the City Clerk. Nomination petitions must be received in the City Clerk’s office by 5:00 p.m.

(71 days prior) C.R.S. 1-4-805; C.R.S. 31-10-302; NMC 13-1-4

Note: Candidate Affidavit must be filed within 10 days of declaring candidacy.

August 27 (Thursday)

Last day nomination petition signatures, if determined by the City Clerk to be insufficient, may be amended, corrected or replaced.

(at any time before the 67th day prior) C.R.S. 1-4-805

August 31 (Monday)

Last day to file an affidavit of intent to run as a write-in candidate with the City Clerk (64 days prior) C.R.S. 1-4-1102(2)

September 1 (Tuesday)

Candidate names will be drawn by lot to determine the order they will appear on the ballot C.R.S. 1-5-406

September 4 (Friday)

Election season signs allowed on property in residential zones and in non-residential zones within the City. See Chapter 21 of the Northglenn Municipal Code for regulations concerning election season signs.

(60 days prior) NMC 21-1-4 and 21-1-5

October 12 (Monday)

Residency deadline to vote in the November 3, 2015 Election

(22 days immediately prior) C.R.S. 1-2-101(1)(b)

Residents may register to vote at any time up to and on the day of election

October 13 – 16

(Tuesday – Friday )

First day for County Clerks to send mail ballot packets to eligible electors.

(No sooner than 22 days and no later than 18 days prior, and Oct. 12 is a legal holiday)

C.R.S. 1-7.5-107(3)(a)

October 13 (Tuesday)

Campaign Finance Reports due for municipal candidates and committees active in the November 3, 2015 Election (21 days prior).

(Reporting Period: 10/30/2014 – 10/8/2015) C.R.S. 1-45-108(2)(a)(II)

October 30 (Friday)

Campaign Finance Reports due for municipal candidates and committees active in the November 3, 2015 Election (Friday before election)

(Reporting Period: 10/9/2015 – 10/25/2015) C.R.S. 1-45-108(2)(a)(II)

November 3 (Tuesday)

ELECTION DAY

Voter Service and Polling Centers and Ballot Drop-off Locations open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Voted ballots must be in the hands of the County Clerk by 7 p.m.

C.R.S. 1-7.5-107(4)(b)(II)

November 8 (Sunday)

Election season signs must be removed.

NMC 21-1-4 and 21-1-5

December 3 (Thursday)

Campaign Finance Reports due for municipal candidates and committees active in the November 3, 2015 Election (30 days after the election)

(Reporting Period: 10/26/2015 – 11/28/2015) C.R.S. 1-45-108(2)(a)(II)

December 4 (Friday)

Last day an interested party may request a recount of the results at their own expense (within 31 days after the election)

C.R.S. 1-10.5-106(2)

City of Northglenn
11701 Community Center Drive
Northglenn, CO 80233
303-451-8326