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Candidate Information

How do I become a candidate?
To be eligible to run in the upcoming Vail Town Council election, interested persons must be:

  • Citizen of the U.S.
  • Registered voter within Vail
  • At least 18 years of age
  • Vail resident for two years immediately preceding the election 

Map of Voter and Candidate eligibility for Vail Elections  

 

Candidate Campaign Reports

Dorothy “Doe” Browning

Affidavit

Candidate Statement of Non-Receipt of Contributions and Non-Expenditure of Funds

Oct. 30 Campaign Report


Mark Christie

Affidavit

Candidate Statement of Non-Receipt of Contributions and Non-Expenditure of Funds

Oct. 30 Campaign Report


Dick Cleveland

Affidavit

Statement of Personal Expenditures By a Candidate

Oct. 30 Campaign Report


Kevin Foley

Affidavit

Candidate Statement of Non-Receipt of Contributions and Non-Expenditure of Funds

Oct. 30 Campaign Report


Ludwig “Ludi” Kurz

Affidavit

New Committee Registration Form

Report of Contributions and Expenditures

Oct. 30 Campaign Report


Kim Langmaid

Affidavit

New Committee Registration Form

Report of Contributions and Expenditures

Oct. 30 Campaign Report


Jennifer “Jen” Mason

Affidavit

New Committee Registration Form

Candidate Statement of Non-Receipt of Contributions and Non-Expenditure of Funds

Oct. 30 Campaign Report



Election Calendar

The table below highlights important election dates and campaign reporting deadline dates.

Monday, September 14
50 days before election       First day nomination petitions may be circulated and signed 
Friday,  October 2  30 days before election     Nomination petitions due
30 day deadline falls on Sunday so Friday preceding date is deadline date
Monday, October 5 29 days before election     The order of the names on the ballot are drawn by lot at 9:00 a.m. at Vail Municipal Building 
Wednesday, October 7
Candidate Briefing from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. in Town Council Chambers
Friday, October 9 23 days before election

Last day a nomination petition may be amended to correct or replace signatures
Last day for a person who has been nominated and has accepted the nominations to withdraw nomination 

Tuesday, October 13 21 days before election     First campaign finance report due 
Tuesday, October 13   Vail Chamber and Business Association Sponsor Candidate Forum  at Donovan Pavilion from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. (Candidates should arrive 15 minutes prior to forum)
Tuesday, October 13 At least 21 days before election Affidavit of intent from write in candidates due (pending adoption of Ordinance No. 11, Series of 2015; scheduled for council consideration on September 1, 2015 council meeting)
Friday, October 16 18 days before election     If there are no more candidates than offices to be filled, election may be cancelled
Last day for clerk to decide on objections to nomination petitions
Thursday, October 22 12 days before election     First day to provide absentee ballots for voting
Wednesday, October 28 6 days before election Last day to register to vote at Eagle County Voter Service and Polling Centers
Friday, October 30 Friday before election

Last day to apply for an absentee ballot
Last day to request absentee application & walk-in absentee voting 

Friday, October 30 Friday before election Second campaign finance report due
Tuesday, November 3      ELECTION DAY  Polls open from 7am until 7pm
Thursday, December 3 30 days after election     Third campaign finance report due

 

Nominating petitions are available September 14

If you are interested in running for one of four open seats on the Vail Town Council for the November 3 Regular Municipal Election, please pick up the nomination petition packets from the Vail Town Clerk’s Office from 8am to 5pm Monday through Friday in the Vail Municipal Building, 75 S. Frontage Road.

Interested persons have until 5pm October 2 to circulate and return the nominating petitions. A minimum of 10 valid signatures from registered voters in the town is required in order to be nominated as a municipal candidate and appear on the ballot.  

All election documents submitted to the Town of Vail are subject to the Colorado Open Records Act and may be open to public inspection, except as provided in the act itself (C.R.S. 24-72-201 to 24-72-309).

Contact Info

Patty McKenny
Town Clerk

Location:
75 South Frontage Road
Vail, Colorado 81657