Sam Mamet

Ballot questions abound in Colorado's Nov. 3 municipal elections

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On Nov. 3, more than 80 cities and towns across Colorado will hold municipal elections. The measures on municipal ballots are as follows:


Elections held in cities, towns

Colorado Municipal League

Seventy-eight cities and towns held general and special elections on Nov. 5. Five municipalities canceled their elections due to a lack of candidates: Cripple Creek, Greenwood Village, Lamar, Las Animas and Victor, while Lochbuie voters rejected a recall of two town trustees. Other elections this cycle include Rifle, which holds its general election in September, and Deer Trail, which will hold a special election on Dec. 10 to address shooting at drones.

Following is a summary of some of the trends from this election, as well as some of the issues decided.

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More than 40 municipal elections scheduled


The Colorado Municipal League (CML), a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization established in 1923 that represents the interests of 265 cities and towns, anticipates that at least 43 cities and towns throughout the state will be holding regular or special elections next month. What follows is a summary of some of them.

Local municipalities go to polls to decide on a variety of issues


Voters in 72 cities and towns went to the polls across the state on Nov. 1 to decide on ballot issues and candidates. Four cities cancelled their regularly scheduled elections: Dacono, Fort Morgan, Las Animas, and Wray. Additionally, four municipalities will hold their elections next Tuesday, Nov. 8: Brighton, Mountain View, Telluride and Vail. The following results have been supplied by the Colorado Municipal League, a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization established in 1923 representing the interests of 265 cities and towns.