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

This November, Northglenn voters will elect one councilmember from each of the city’s four wards and will also vote on a city ballot issue regarding the extension of an existing one-half percent sales tax to be used for the construction and rehabilitation of city capital improvements and the acquisition of water.

The Nov. 3, 2015, regular municipal election will be coordinated with Adams County and Weld County and will be conducted as a mail ballot election.

Ballots will be mailed to all active registered voters Oct. 13 to 16. Ballots must be returned by 7 p.m. on Election Day to be counted.

Voters may return their ballot by mail or by delivering it to a ballot drop-off site. A 24-hour drive-up ballot drop box is located in the south parking lot at City Hall, 11701 Community Center Drive. Information about other drop-off locations will be included in the mail ballot package voters will receive in October. Voter service and polling centers will also be available prior to and on Election Day for voters who may need a replacement ballot or who may need to use an accessible voting system.

New residents may register to vote at any time prior to the election and on Election Day if they have resided in Colorado for 22 days prior to the election. Online voter registration is available at www.govotecolorado.com for residents who have a

Colorado Driver’s License or ID card issued by the Department of Revenue. Voter registration is also available in-person at the City Clerk’s Office, the Adams County Election Department and at motor vehicle locations.

November 2015 Council Candidates
The City Council candidates who will appear on the ballot are as follows (listed in alphabetical order):
• Ward 1: Jordan Sauers
• Ward 2: Becky Brown and Gaye Monroe
• Ward 3: Marci Whitman
• Ward 4: Antonio Esquibel, Rosie Garner and Jenny Willford

Ballot Wording
Below is a copy of the city’s question that will appear on the ballot along with the City Council candidates and questions submitted by other entities such as the state, county and Adams 12 Five Star Schools. Additional information regarding the ballot question will be provided in the TABOR notice, which will be mailed by Adams County in early October to all households with at least one registered voter.

CITY OF NORTHGLENN BALLOT QUESTION: (SALES TAX EXTENSION)
WITHOUT RAISING ADDITIONAL TAXES, SHALL THE EXISTING ONE-HALF PERCENT (1/2%) SALES AND USE TAX ON NON-FOOD ITEMS ORIGINALLY ADOPTED BY NORTHGLENN’S ELECTORS AT THE SPECIAL ELECTION OF MAY 9, 1989, AND EXTENDED AT THE MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS OF NOVEMBER 8, 1994, NOVEMBER 2, 1999, NOVEMBER 2, 2004, AND NOVEMBER 2, 2010, BE EXTENDED AS A VOTER APPROVED REVENUE CHANGE WITHOUT A SUNSET CLAUSE, THE PROCEEDS OF SUCH SALES AND USE TAX EXTENSION TO BE USED EXCLUSIVELY FOR THE CONSTRUCTION AND REHABILITATION OF CITY OF NORTHGLENN CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS AND THE ACQUISITION OF WATER?

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 3 (Monday)

Nomination forms will be available for pick up in the City Clerk's Office.

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

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