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How do I become a candidate?
To be eligible to run in the upcoming Vail Town Council election, interested persons must be:
Map of Voter and Candidate eligibility for Vail Elections
2017 Regular Municipal Election Calendar
The table below highlights important election dates and campaign reporting deadline dates.
-Last day to circulate nomination petitions
-Last day to file nomination petitions with Town Clerk
-Objections to nomination petitions must be filed with Town Clerk within 3 days of such filing. Town Clerk must decide objections within 48 hours of filing.
-Last day for person to move into the state & be eligible to vote in the election.
-First day for registered electors to appear in County Clerk's office and change address.
-Last day to give notice of election (public in newspaper & posted premises)
-Polling places to be designated by a sign conspicuously posted in Town Clerk's Office.
-Official ballots and sample ballots must be printed and available in Town Clerk's Office for public inspection.
Nomination petitions will be available for circulation on August 8, 2017
If you are interested in running for one of four open seats on the Vail Town Council in the November 7, 2017 Regular Municipal Election, please pick up the nomination petition packets from the Vail Town Clerk’s Office from 8 am to 5 pm, Monday through Friday, in the Vail Municipal Building, 75 S. Frontage Road.
Interested persons have until 5 pm on August 28, 2017 to circulate and return the nominating petitions to the Town Clerk’s Office. A minimum of ten (10) valid signatures from registered voters in the town is required in order to 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.
Deputy Town Clerk
75 South Frontage Road
Vail, Colorado 81657