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.
2021 Coordinated Election
Sat Sept. 18
Military and overseas ballots mailed
Mon Oct. 8
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. 5
Last day to conduct Logic and Accuracy Testing
Tues Nov. 2
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. 15
Last day for post-election audit
Wed Nov. 22
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.
Election Security The Jefferson County Elections Division is committed to providing secure and accessible elections.
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.
It is recommended to mail ballots at least eight days before the election. Please remember that postmarks do not count.
To receive 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 tracking ballots online. Sign up to receive messages by email, phone or text to determine when a ballot has been sent and received by Jeffco Elections. However, phone company’s text message or voice rates may apply.
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.)
Update voter registration at: GoVoteColorado.gov