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Posted on: December 13, 2019

[ARCHIVED] City of Montrose Announces 2020 Municipal Election


Montrose, CO — The City of Montrose will hold a municipal election for three city council seats on Tuesday, April 7, 2020. Council seats in District III, District IV, and the At-Large position will be on the ballot. 

Candidates elected to the District III and IV positions will serve four-year terms, while the At-Large representative will serve a two-year term. To view a map of Montrose’s council districts, candidates can visit

Those interested in running can access the candidate packet via the city website beginning Monday, December 16, 2019, or pick up a paper version from the City Clerk’s Office between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m., Monday through Thursday.

To qualify as a candidate, individuals must be registered electors, eighteen years of age or older, and have resided within the city and the district they wish to represent for at least 12 consecutive months immediately preceding Election Day. 

While candidates for the At-Large seat can reside anywhere within city limits, they must meet the minimum residency requirement. 


In addition to the aforementioned guidelines, voters adopted revisions to the City Charter in 2014 requiring all City Council candidates to be clear of felony convictions. 

Candidates may circulate nomination petitions beginning on Tuesday, January 7, 2020, and no later than January 27, 2020.  Candidates must collect 25 valid signatures to be included on the ballot.

For more information, contact City Clerk Lisa DelPiccolo at 970.240.1422 or 

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