Northglenn holds elections for mayor and the eight Council member positions on City Council.
November 5, 2019 Regular Municipal Election
The next election for the City of Northglenn will be the November 5, 2019 regular election. The election will be conducted as a coordinated, mail ballot election with Adams County and Weld County. In addition to Mayor and City Council candidates, voters may be asked to vote on Northglenn ballot questions as well as ballot issues/questions from the State, County, and special districts.
2019 City Council Election
The following positions are up for election on November 5, 2019:
Mayor - 4 year term expiring 11/2023
Council member Ward 1 - 4 year term expiring 11/2023
Council member Ward 2 - 4 year term expiring 11/2023
Council member Ward 3 - 4 year term expiring 11/2023
Council member Ward 4 - 4 year term expiring 11/2023
Municipal elections are non-partisan, which means candidates do not run under a party label. Accordingly, the City does not collect information regarding any candidate's party affiliation.
2019 Candidate Manual - Revised
The Candidate Manual has been revised to include information about the election of a mayor at the November 5, 2019 election.
- Must be a U.S. Citizen
- Must be a registered voter
- Must be a resident of Northglenn for a minimum of one year immediately preceding the election
- Must also be a resident of their respective ward for a minimum of 32 days immediately preceding nomination
- Must have no felony convictions
- File a notarized candidate affidavit with the City Clerk within 10 days of becoming a candidate. Forms are available in the City Clerk’s Office.
- The definition for becoming a candidate is publicly announcing your intent to run for office and thereafter accepting a contribution or making an expenditure in support of the candidacy. These actions are considered to determine if an individual is a candidate for campaign finance filing purposes; there is no requirement that a candidate must accept donations or spend money during their campaign.
- Submit a Nomination Petition to the City Clerk to get your name on the ballot.
- Petition forms will be available from the City Clerk's Office on August 5
- Petitions may only be circulated August 6 - 26
- Petitions must be filed with the City Clerk no later than 5:00 p.m. on Monday, August 26
- Number of signatures required:
- Mayor Candidates: Nomination petitions must be signed by at least 25 registered voters within the city at-large.
- City Council Candidates: Nomination petitions must be signed by at least 25 registered voters within your ward.
- Attend City Council meetings. Regular meetings are held on the second and fourth Monday at 7 p.m. in City Hall Council Chambers; study sessions are held on the first and third Monday at 6 p.m.
- Review the City Charter
- Examine the Municipal Code
- Familiarize yourself with election laws
- Look over the city's financial documents
- Read over state election laws