Stage 1 fire restrictions, enacted for unincorporated areas of western Boulder County.

Running for Office

Running for Office

Federal & State Offices

Visit the Colorado Secretary of State website for information about running for federal and state offices in Colorado. This includes information on CU Regent, District Attorney, RTD Board of Directors, and Board of Education positions.

County Offices

In 2024, the following county offices are up for election:

  • County Commissioner, District 1 and District 2
  • Coroner (due to off-cycle vacancy)

Note: County commissioners are elected at-large, however, they must reside in the commissioner district.

There are four ways a candidate for county office may access the ballot:

  1. Political party candidate nomination
  2. Political party candidate petition
  3. Unaffiliated candidate petition
  4. Write-in Affidavit

Review the County Candidate Information Guide for information about ballot access and requirements. Last updated: May 2024

Review Colorado Revised Statutes for complete qualification requirements and ballot access information:

In order to declare candidacy, a candidate affidavit must be filed on the Colorado Secretary of State’s TRACER website within 10 days of becoming a candidate. You may also visit the TRACER website for campaign finance obligations or call 303-894-2200, Ext. 6383, for more details.

Municipal Offices

Contact the municipality for municipal office and campaign finance information. Contact the municipality to find out which seats are up for election in 2024.

Municipal Clerk Contact Information
Lafayette303-665-5588 ext. 1227
Lyons303-823-6622 ext. 12
Nederland303-258-3266 ext. 23

School Districts

Contact school districts for information regarding school board positions.
Contact the Colorado Secretary of State’s Office for campaign finance information.

School District Contacts
Boulder Valley303-447-1010
St. Vrain Valley303-776-6200
Secretary of State303-894-2200 ext. 6383

Special Districts

Contact the Department of Local Affairs for information on Board of Director positions.
Contact the Colorado Secretary of State’s Office for campaign finance information.

Contact Us

Elections Division


303-413-7728 (Fax)
Boulder County Elections website

7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Closed Fridays


Boulder: 1750 33rd St. (main office)
Map and Directions Boulder Location

Longmont: 529 Coffman St.*
Map and Directions Longmont Location

Lafayette: 1755 S. Public Road*
Map and Directions Lafayette Location
* Longmont and Lafayette locations only offer paper voter registration forms

Mailing Address

1750 33rd St., Suite 200
Boulder, CO 80301

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