Interested Candidate Information

Interested in Running for Elected Office in Wheat Ridge?

Potential Candidates

The following elected positions will be up for election on November 2, 2021: 
  • Council Member - District I
  • Council Member - District II
  • Council Member - District III
  • Council Member - District IV
  • Mayor - At Large
(All terms are for four years)

Candidate Qualifications:

Each registered elector age 18 years or older on the date of the election may be a candidate and hold elective office in the city if he/she has resided in the City and district from which he/she is to be elected for a period of at least 12 consecutive months immediately preceding the date of the election.

Nomination Petitions may be circulated and signed starting on August 3 (Tuesday) and must be turned in to the City Clerk's Office no later than August 23 by 5 p.m. C.R.S. 31-10-102 (2) (a) For a candidate in a city, at least twenty-five registered electors residing within the city;

Additional candidate information and forms are available on the City Clerk's Election page  
Any questions? Please contact the City Clerk's Office at 303-235-2823.