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Municipal Elections

Winter Park Elections

 

ELECTION INFORMATION:

A regular election will be held in the Town of Winter Park, Colorado on Tuesday, April 8, 2014.  The polls will be open from 7:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. For the purpose of the election, there shall be one election precinct (Precinct 31), the boundaries of which will be the same as the boundaries of the Town of Winter Park.  The polling place shall be the Winter Park Town Hall, 50 Vasquez Road, Winter Park, Colorado 80482.

 

All electors, registered by 5:00 p.m. March 10, 2014, by the State of Colorado, 18 years of age, a citizen of the United States of America, not in prision, and have legally resided for at least twenty-two (22) days preceding the election in an area that is within municipal limites of the Town of Winter Park are eligible to vote.  Please note: You are no longer required to register seperately with the Town of Winter Park.  If you are registered with the State of Colorado and live within Town of Winter Park boundaries; you are eligible to vote in the upcoming election.

 

 

PLEASE NOTE: House Bill 1303, know as the "Voter Access and Modernized Elections Act" became effective for all election conducted on or after July 1, 2013.  Some changes include but are not limited to the following:

  • The removal of the permanent mail-in ballot status and elimination of the inactive voter status. If you have previously been a permanent mail-in ballot status, you MUST file for an Absentee Voter Ballot each election year.  The deadline for Absentee Voter Ballots for the 2014 Municipal Election is 5:00 P.M. April 4, 2014. Please click here to download an Application for the Absentee Voter Ballot.

  • Residency requirements reduced to 22 days before the election.

 

ISSUES ON BALLOT:

A.    Four (4) Town Councilmember vacancies (all elected at-large):

  • 3 Four-year Terms

  • 1 Two-year Term

The three (3) candidates receiving the highest number of votes shall be elected to the four-year terms, and the candidate receiving the fourth highest number of votes shall be elected to the two-year term.  These terms will commence at the first regular Council meeting following the date of the election.

 

B.    Charter amendments, TABOR questions or other issues may be placed on the ballot by Town Council action or as a result of an initiative or referendum petition.

 

For additional information regarding the 2014 Municipal Election, please click here.

For a calendar of important dates regarding the 2014 Municipal Election, please click here.

 

 

 

Town elections are governed by Colorado Municipal Election Laws and decrees that:

 

  • All special and regular elections shall be nonpartisan. No candidate for any municipal office shall run under any party label

  • A regular municipal election shall be held on the first Tuesday after the first Monday in April of 1984, and biennially thereafter. Any special municipal election may be called by resolution or ordinance of the council at least forty-five (45) days in advance of such election. The resolution or ordinance calling a special municipal election shall set forth the purpose or purposes of such election.

 

 

Grand County Clerk

 

The Grand County Clerk website provides voter information regarding upcoming Grand County elections.

 

Colorado Secretary of State

 

The Colorado Secretary of State website provides voter registration forms and information regarding upcoming state elections.