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Candidate Information

Northglenn holds elections for mayor and the eight Council member positions on City Council.

Northglenn residents will vote on City Council positions in the 2021 election.
Municipal elections are non-partisan, which means candidates do not run under a party label.  Accordingly, the City does not collect information regarding any candidate's party affiliation.

Campaign Finance
Candidates and organizations seeking to participate in a City election must be registered with the City Clerk's Office and must file campaign finance forms and reports by required deadlines.
Access the necessary campaign finance forms below. You may use the forms in PDF format to download and fill in by hand or use the electronic Excel files provided.

Committee Registration   PDF file
A New Committee Registration form must be filed with the City Clerk's Office prior to a candidate accepting any contributions.
Report of Contributions and Expenditures   Excel file    PDF file
For use by a candidate committee or other committee that has accepted contributions, including non-monetary contributions. Expenditures made by the committee, loans, returned contributions, and refunded expenditures are also reported on this form.
Statement of Personal Expenditures by a Candidate   Excel file    PDF file
For use by a candidate who does not have a candidate committee, has only expended personal funds, and has not accepted or received any contributions or non-monetary contributions.
Report of No Contributions and No Expenditures   PDF file
For use by a candidate who has not received any contributions and has not made any expenditures.

Campaign reports, including contact information on such reports, are considered open records and will be made available for public inspection. Colorado law mandates a $50 per day penalty for campaign finance reports not filed by the required deadline.

Candidate Manual
2019 Candidate Manual - Revised

The Candidate Manual has been revised to include information about the election of a mayor at the November 5, 2019 election.

Candidate Qualifications
To be eligible to run for City Council or mayor, individuals must meet the following criteria:

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen
  • Must be a registered voter
  • Must be a resident of Northglenn for a minimum of one year immediately preceding the election
  • Must also be a resident of their respective ward for a minimum of 32 days immediately preceding nomination
  • Must have no felony convictions

Run For Council or Mayor
In order to run for City Council or mayor, you must:

  • File a notarized candidate affidavit with the City Clerk within 10 days of becoming a candidate. Forms are available in the City Clerk’s Office.
  • The definition for becoming a candidate is publicly announcing your intent to run for office and thereafter accepting a contribution or making an expenditure in support of the candidacy. These actions are considered to determine if an individual is a candidate for campaign finance filing purposes; there is no requirement that a candidate must accept donations or spend money during their campaign.
  • Submit a Nomination Petition to the City Clerk to get your name on the ballot.
    • Petition forms will be available from the City Clerk's Office on August 5
    • Petitions may only be circulated August 6 - 26
    • Petitions must be filed with the City Clerk no later than 5:00 p.m. on Monday, August 26
    • Number of signatures required:
      • Mayor Candidates: Nomination petitions must be signed by at least 25 registered voters within the city at-large.
      • City Council Candidates: Nomination petitions must be signed by at least 25 registered voters within your ward.

Related Information
If you are considering running for elected office, you may want to:

Johanna Small

City Clerk