Upcoming Elections

Interested in running for Mayor or City Council In Wheat Ridge?

Wheat Ridge Candidate Orientation 

Thursday, July 29. 2021, Noon - 1 p.m.

City Council Chambers

7500 W. 29th Avenue, Wheat Ridge

Steve Kirkpatrick, City Clerk will present key details about filing to run for office in Wheat Ridge

                                                  Free and open to the public – attendance is NOT required to run for office

The July 29, 2021 Candidate Orientation will be conducted both as a virtual meeting and in Council Chambers, if allowed to meet in-person on that date per any COVID-19 restrictions. The public may participate in these ways:

Join Zoom Meeting

https://us06web.zoom.us/j/82222891029

Meeting ID: 822 2289 1029

2021 Coordinated Election

Sat Sept. 18
Military and overseas ballots mailed

Mon Oct. 11
Ballots will be mailed out by Jefferson County Elections, to all active registered voters and the 24 hr. ballot drop boxes will be opened. 

Replacement ballots available from JeffCo Elections at 303-271-8111

Tues Oct. 12
Last day to conduct Logic and Accuracy Testing 

Tues Nov. 2
Election Day

Drop boxes (the recommended voting method) and in-person vote centers are open through Election Day. Additional services are available (registering to vote, getting a replacement ballot, etc.), utilize any voter center up until 7 p.m.

Tue Nov. 23
Last day for post-election audit 

Wed Nov. 24
Last day for canvass and certification

IMPORTANT REMINDERS: Ballots must be received by 7 p.m. on Tuesday, NOVEMBER 2, 2021. You must seal your ballot in the official return envelope and sign the outside of the envelope.  

Vote in person at a Voter Service and Polling Center  (VSPC) or call 303-271-8111 for the latest updates.

VSPC Services include: Register to vote, Update your registration, Get a replacement ballot, Vote in person, Vote at ADA accessible equipment.  All in-person Voter Service and Polling Centers are ADA accessible.

Where to drop Ballots:  Wheat Ridge City Hall, located at 7500 W. 29th Avenue in the drive-way way to the facility. (Please note there is no inside ballot box drop off).  NO POSTAGE IS REQUIRED at any ballot drop boxes.

Anderson Park, in the parking lot directly across from the Maintenance building, located at 9110 W. 44th Avenue.

Prospect Park, located at 44th and Robb Street. 

If you mail in your ballots, it is recommended to do so at least eight days before the election. Please remember that postmarks do not count.

If you need a replacement ballot or envelope, contact the Jefferson County Elections Division at 303-271-8111.  BallotTrax is a free service for Jefferson County voters that allows you to track your ballot online.  You can also sign up to receive messages by email, phone or text when your ballot has been sent to you and received by Jeffco Elections. However, your phone company’s text message or voice rates may apply.

Voter Resources

2021 Election Calendar

Voter Registration Information

District Map

Jefferson County Elections Website   (including complete Elections results starting at 7:00 PM)

Colorado Secretary of State Elections Website (including Voter Registration look up, changing your name, change parties, etc.)