2021  Election

2021 Ballot Summary

The Final, Certified Election results will be posted at the Jefferson County website 30 days after polls close at 7 p.m. on Election Day, Tuesday, November 2, 2021.  These results, along with the certification, can also be viewed at the link given at a time closer to election day.

After all ballots have been counted and included in the current results. The Jefferson County Clerk’s office will conduct a post-election audit , and certify the results on Wednesday, November 24. The City of Wheat Ridge Municipal Election 2021 includes a full slate of candidates for City Council and the Mayors Office with District II Councilmember Urban not running, due to term limits.

There are no Wheat Ridge ballot initiatives for 2021

An Election Forum is  for  planned for Thursday, September 30, 2021 from 6-8 p.m. at Wheat Ridge City Hall in Council Chambers. It is being put on by the Wheat Ridge Chamber of Commerce and the League of Women Voters.  The Chamber will host a hospitality suite in the lobby conference room with light refreshments. The event will be in person and live streamed. Masks are required for this event being held in Council Chambers

Please scroll down for more information including candidate information, resources and forms.

Election Security Notice- Jefferson County Clerk and Recorder     

Candidate for Mayor

Bud Starker

1. Petition Certificate of Sufficiency

Council District I Candidate

Janeece Hoppe

1. Candidate Affidavit

2. Petition Certificate of Sufficiency

Council District II Candidate

Scott Ohm                                                       New Committee

1. Candidate Affidavit                                        ScottOhm4Dist2

2. Petition Certificate of Sufficiency

Council District III Candidates

Amanda Weaver                                           New Committee

1.  Candidate Affidavit.                                   Amanda Weaver for Wheat Ridge

2. Petition Certificate of Sufficiency

Ihor Figlus

1. Candidate Affidavit

2. Petition Certificate of Sufficiency

3. Report of Contributions

Council District IV Candidate                   

Leah Dozeman                                             New Committee

1. Candidate Affidavit                                     Citizens to Elect Leah Dozeman

2. Petition Certificate of Sufficiency

November 2, 2021 CITY OF WHEAT RIDGE MUNICIPAL CANDIDATE CALENDAR


Date
Item Due
 August
August 3
(Tuesday)
First day to circulate candidate petitions 1-4-805 Petitions will be available for pick-up, 8:00 am in the City Clerk's office.
(91 days before election) First day to circulate candidate petitions.
(91 days before the election) C.R.S. 31-10-302
August 23
(Monday)
Last day to circulate candidate petitions. Due to be submitted to the City Clerk by no later than 5:00:00 p.m. C.R.S 31-10-302
(no later than 71 days before election)
August 27
(Friday)
Last Day to cure petitions 1-4-805 C.R.S 31-10-302
(67th day before the election)
 August 30 (1)
(Monday)
Last day to file an affidavit of intent to run as a write-in candidate C.R.S 1-4-1102(2), C.R.S 31-10-306
(Close of business on 64th day before the election)
 September
September 1
(Tuesday)
Deadline to file a candidate withdrawal of nomination with the clear. (No later than 63 days before the election) C.R.S.31-10-303
September 3
(Friday)
Lot Drawing for Ballot Placement of Names Ballot; Candidate Informational Meeting at Noon C.R.S 31-10-902
(City Council Chambers, City Hall)
September 30 (Thursday)
Election Forum 6 p.m. in City Council Chambers.  Hosted  the League of Women Voters of Colo and the Wheat Ridge Chamber of Commerce
 October
October 3
(Sunday)
Start of the 30-day period before the election for 24-hour Major Contributor reports and 48-hour Independent Expenditure reports.  Concludes on November 4.
October 11
(Monday)
Last day to submit an application to register to vote through a voter registration drive for Coordinated Election. (No later than 22 days before the election, or day after if 22 days falls on a holiday) C.R.S. 1-2-201 (3)(B)(I)
Oct. 11-15
Mail Ballots will be mailed to all eligible voters C.R.S 1-7.5107(3)(A.), C.R.S 1-1-106 (4)
October 12
(Tuesday)
First Candidate Finance Report Due - covers Oct. 28, 2020 - Oct. 7, 2021 C.R.S. 1-45-108(2)A.)(II)
(21 days before election)
October 25
(Monday)
Voting Centers open for in-person services (see JeffCo link for more information) C.R.S. 1-7.5-107 (4.5)
October 29
(Friday)
Second Candidate Finance Report Due.  Covers Oct. 8, 2021 - Oct. 27, 2021 C.R.S. 1-45-108 (2)
(Friday before election)
 November
November 2
(Tuesday)
COORDINATED ELECTION DAY
Polls open 7 a.m. - 7 p.m.
All ballots must be in the hands of the County Clerk by 7 p.m. on Election Day in order to be counted. Ballots cast by military and overseas voters must be sent no later than 7 p.m. on Election Day and received by the close of business on the 8th day after the election.C.R.S 1-1-104(6.5)
November 10
(Wednesday)
Last day for an elector to cure signature discrepancy or missing signature, or to provide missing ID. C.R.S.1-7.5-107.3 (2) (By 11:59 p.m. MT 8 days after election day)
November 24
(Wednesday)
Last day for the Canvass Board to complete the canvass and submit official abstract of votes cast for the Coordinated Election to the Secretary of State. C.R.S. 1-10-102(1) (No later than the 22nd day after the election)
November 30
(Tuesday)
Last day for an interested party to request a recount of the results of the Coordinated Election at their own expense. C.R.S. 1-10.5-106 (2) (Within 28 days after the Coordinated Election)
December
December 2
(Thursday)
Post-Election Candidate Finance Report Due Covers Oct. 24, 2021-Nov. 27, 2021 C.R.S. 1-45-108 (2)
(30 days after election)
December 7
(Tuesday)
Last day to complete a statutory recount of any race in the Coordinated Election. C.R.S. 1-10.5-102(2) (No later than the 35th day after the Coordinated Election)
December 9
(Thursday)
Last day to complete a recount requested by an interested party. C.R.S. 1-10.5-106(2) (No later than the 37th day after the Coordinated Election)
(1) New date adopted by Ordinance pending July 2021

CANDIDATE & COMMITTEE FORMS

CANDIDATE DOCUMENTS

CANDIDATE & COMMITTEE RESOURCES

Book Resources (available for check-out from the Clerk's Office):

  • "How to Get Elected to Public Office"
  • "How to Stay Elected in Public Office"
  • "CML Elected Official's Starter Kit" (incl. webinars on CD)