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Posted on: August 1, 2017

Interested in running for Lafayette City Council in November?

City Council October 2016

Four seats on the Lafayette City Council will be up for election in November 2017.

Eligibility for Elective Office

  • Must be a current Lafayette resident who has resided within city limits for at least one year
  • Must be a registered elector
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Must not be in default to the City or any other government unit of the state

Nomination Process

  • Beginning August 4, 2017, prospective candidates may download a Candidate Information Booklet or pick one up from the City Clerk’s office at City Hall, 1290 South Public Road
  • Candidates must circulate and submit a nomination petition containing signatures of at least 25 registered electors who reside within the city limits of Lafayette. Candidate Petition Packets are not available online, and must be picked up from the City Clerk’s office.
  • Nomination Petitions must be returned to the City Clerk’s office by August 28, 2017.

Important 2017 Dates for Interested Candidates

August 4
Candidate Information Booklets available online or in the City Clerk’s office

August 8
Candidate Petition Packets available in the City Clerk’s office

August 28
Last day to return Nomination Petitions to the City Clerk

September 20, at 6:30 pm
City Council Candidates Forum hosted by the Lafayette Youth Advisory Committee
City Council Chambers – 1290 S. Public Road

October 11, at 6:30 pm
City Council Candidates Forum hosted by the League of Women Voters
City Council Chambers – 1290 S. Public Road

November 7
Election Day

For more information regarding the City Council election, contact the City Clerk’s office at 303-661-1222 or 303-661-1227.
For voter registration and voter information, visit the Boulder County voter registration website.

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