Candidates must be qualified (registered) electors, 18 years of age older, who have resided within the City and the district that they are seeking to represent for at least 12 consecutive months immediately preceding the date of the election. Candidates for the At Large seat can reside anywhere in the City, but must meet the minimum residency requirement.
In 2014, voters adopted revisions to the City Charter that require City Council candidates to be clear of felony convictions.
The District Map provides detailed information about the district boundaries. Eligible voters may cast votes for candidates in each district, regardless of where they reside in the City.
Campaign and Political Finance Filings
In accordance with state statutes, candidates are required to file a Candidate Affidavit, register committees, and file periodic financial reports. Links to the candidate filings are below:
Ballots will be mailed to all registered voters residing within the city limits. Ballots can be returned by mail or delivered to ballot drop-off locations at City Hall and the Montrose County Election Office. In order to be counted, ballots must be received by the City Clerk by 7 p.m. on Election Day.
Election Returns and Results
The City Clerk's Office will update this section periodically during the course of the election to provide information about ballots mailed and returned. Final election results will be made available soon after the polls close at 7:00 p.m. on April 5.