Interested Candidate Information

Interested in Running for Elected Office in Wheat Ridge?

Potential Candidates

The following elected positions will be up for election in November 2017: 
  • Council Member - District I
  • Council Member - District II
  • Council Member - District III
  • Council Member - District IV
  • Mayor - At Large
(All terms are for 4-years)

Candidate Qualifications:

Each registered elector eighteen (18) years of age or older on the date of the election may be a candidate and hold elective office in the city if he has resided in the city and district from which he is to be elected for a period of at least twelve (12) consecutive months immediately preceding the date of the election.

Nomination Petitions may be circulated and signed beginning on August 8th and need to be turned in to the City Clerk's Office no later than August 28th, 2017.

Additional candidate information is available online on the City Clerk's Election page here.

Any questions? Please contact the City Clerk's Office at 303-235-2823.