Town of Erie News & Announcements
2020 Election

Erie’s 2020 Municipal Election

The Town of Erie will conduct the regular Municipal Election on Tuesday, April 7, 2020. During this election, registered voters in Erie will be electing a Mayor and three (3) Trustees.

The Town of Erie holds a Regular Municipal Election the first Tuesday of April in even-numbered years. Trustees serve four-year staggered terms; at every Regular Election there are three out of the six seats up for election. The Mayor serves a two-year term.


The Town Clerk’s Office has scheduled a candidate meeting for those interested in running for the Board of Trustees on Monday, January 6, 2020 at 6:30 p.m. in the Board Room at Town Hall. Attendance is highly encouraged as information will be provided from the Secretary of State’s Office regarding the Colorado Campaign and Financial Practices Act as well as other important candidate information.

Erie residents interested in running for the Board of Trustees may pick up a Candidate's Packet from the Town Clerk's Office beginning Tuesday, January 7, 2020. Petitioning may not begin until Tuesday, January 7, 2020. Perspective candidates can also view selected information from the packet and important dates here.

Each petition requires a minimum of ten signatures from registered electors within the boundaries of the Town of Erie. Registered electors may only sign one petition for the Mayoral candidacy and up to three petitions for the Board of Trustees candidates (only one signature per candidate).  Completed petitions must be filed no later than 5:00 p.m. on Monday, January 27, 2020 with the Town Clerk’s Office. This is the last day for candidates to submit petitions to be included on the April 7 ballot.

Seeking Election Judges

Erie residents willing to serve as an election judge for the town of 2020 Erie Municipal Election are invited to express their interest to the Town Clerk by February 28, 2020. Designated election officials maintain and manage voter registration lists as a pollbook judge, or assist in voter registration and ballot retrieval in the service center, administer ballot processing, assist in ballot scanning and ensure that voting machines and supplies are secure at all times. Training will be provided in mid-March.


The Town Clerk’s Office will mail the ballots by the week of Monday, March 16, 2020.  Registered voters who do not receive a ballot in the mail may request one from the Erie Town Clerk’s Office. 

Erie voters may mail their ballot or drop off their ballot at Town Hall any time during normal business hours (8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.) and on Election Day (April 7, 2020) from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Ballots must be received by 7:00 p.m. on Election Day. 

Voter Registration

To register to vote you must be:
  • A United States Citizen
  • Be 18 years old on or before the date of the election
  • Reside in Colorado and in the municipal election precinct for at least 22 days before the election
  • Registration is permitted on any day up to and including the day of the election
You may register either online, by mail or in person. Registration options are:
  • Up to 8 days prior to the election voter registration is available via the Secretary of State’s online voter registration system
  • Prior to and including the day of the election voter registration can be conducted by your County Clerk and Recorder or Town Clerk

More Information

For more information on Erie’s Municipal Election visit or contact the Town Clerk’s Office at 303-926-2731.

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