Election Information

Election: Tuesday, April 7, 2020

Polling Place Election: Akron Town Hall | 245 Main Avenue, Akron, CO
                             7:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Candidates: Four Trustee Positions & One Mayor Position

Nomination Petitions Available: Akron Town Hall Starting Tuesday, January 7, 2020 

Nomination Forms Must Be Completed By: Monday, January 27, 2020 by 5:00 PM

The Akron Board of Trustees meets: On the 1st Monday of each month at 7:00 PM for regular meetings.

Person wishing to run for AKRON MUNICIPAL OFFICE MUST meet the following Criteria:
      1. U.S. citizen
      2. At least 18 years of age
      3. Resident of Akron at least 12 consecutive months preceding date of election
      4. Registered elector
      5. Maintains residence throughout term of office

WRITE-IN CANDIDATES
Write-in candidate votes will not be counted unless an Affidavit of Intent has been received. An Affidavit of Intent of Write-In Candidate must be submitted to the Town Clerk no later than 5:00 PM Monday, February 3, 2020.

VOTER REGISTRATION INFORMATION
To be eligible to vote, one must be eighteen years of age, a citizen of the United States and has resided in this state for twenty-two days and in the Town of Akron immediately preceding the election.

Voter registration forms are available through any municipal or county clerk's office or in Town Hall.

Last day to register to vote in this election: April 7, 2020.

ABSENTEE BALLOTS
Requests for an application for an absentee voter’s ballot may be made orally or in writing. Applications for absentee ballots are available at the Town Clerk's Office at the Akron Town Hall, 245 Main Avenue, or by calling 970-345-2624. After the citizen has completed the absentee ballot application, the Clerk will provide Absentee Ballots within 72 hours of receiving the ballots from the printer. Ballots are provided approximately 22 days before the election. 

January 7
First day to circulate nomination petitions

January 27
Last day to circulate nomination petitions, signed affidavit of circulator & acceptance of nomination
Due in Town Clerk’s office by 5:00 PM

February 3
Last day nomination petitions may be amended to correct or replace signatures

February 3
Last day for filing affidavit of intent for write-in candidates

February 4
Last day candidates may withdraw from nomination

February 3
Drawing by lot to determine order of candidates listed on ballot | 7:00 PM at Town Hall