ELECTION DAY is Tuesday, November 2, 2021.
Your ballot is due to the Clerk's Office by TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 2021, BY 7PM!
LAST RECOMMENDED DAY TO MAIL is MONDAY, OCTOBER 25!
All 2021 Boulder County Ballots will have 3 statewide ballot issues — Amendment 78, Proposition 119 and Proposition 120 (Boulder County Democratic Party — BCDP — recommendations, below). In addition, for the cities of Boulder, Lafayette, and Louisville, there are city council candidates and municipal ballot issues. For the city of Longmont, there are city council candidates, and for the town of Superior, there is one ballot issue. There are also School Board Director candidates for the Boulder Valley, Estes Park, St. Vrain Valley, and Thompson School Districts (all residents within a school district vote for all director candidates for their district). The town of Lyons has one ballot question, and the Hygiene Fire District has one ballot issue (no recommendations). All candidates listed below for city council and school board positions are registered Democrats who stepped up to run, but this list is not intended as an endorsement from the BCDP, unless otherwise indicated (*).
Colorado elections are mail-in ballot, and your ballot will arrive sometime after October 8. In the meantime, if you haven't already, sign up for Ballot Track, here — a free service for Boulder County voters that can send you notifications by text message, phone call, or email when your mail ballot has been sent and received by the Boulder County Elections Division. Below you'll find candidate listings (not endorsements, unless indicated), and ballot recommendations from the Boulder County Democratic Party.
BCDP recommends NO on AMENDMENT 78
Requirements for Spending Custodial Money.
Transfers the power to appropriate custodial funds (state revenue not generated through taxes)
from the state treasurer to the state legislature.
BCDP recommends NO on PROPOSITION 119
Learning Achievement and Academic Progress (LEAP) Program
Creates an out-of-school education program and a board to govern it and increases the marijuana retail sales tax by 5% to partially fund the program.
BCDP recommends NO on PROPOSITION 120
Property Tax and Revenue Reduction
Reduces the residential and non-residential property tax rates; authorizes the state to retain and spend $25 million in revenue above the state's TABOR spending cap, which it would otherwise be required to refund to taxpayers
All candidates listed are registered Dems who stepped up to run.
This list is not intended as an endorsement from the BCDP, unless otherwise indicated (*)
City of Boulder (vote for no more than 5)
BOULDER CITIZEN INITIATED MEASURES:
NO on Ballot Question 302:
Let Boulder Voters Decide on Annexation of CU South
BOULDER CITY COUNCIL REFERRED MEASURES:
YES on Ballot Question 2I:
Extension of Community, Culture, Resilience and Safety Sales and Use Tax (TABOR)
YES on Ballot Question 2J:
Approval of Issuance of Bonds to be Paid from Extended Community Culture Resilience and Safety Sales and Use Tax (TABOR)
YES on Ballot Question 2L:
Clarification of Signatures for Petitions
YES on Ballot Question 2M:
Council Payment Schedule
City of Lafayette (vote for no more than 4)
CITY OF LAFAYETTE BALLOT ISSUES:
YES on Ballot Question 2D:
Gender Neutral Charter Language
YES on Ballot Question 2E:
Removal of Archaic Charter Language
YES on Ballot Question 2F:
Shorten Residency of City Councilors to One Year
City of Longmont
City of Louisville
CITY OF LOUISVILLE BALLOT ISSUE:
YES on Ballot Question 2A:
Transportation Improvements Ballot Issue
Town of Superior
TOWN OF SUPERIOR BALLOT QUESTION:
YES on Ballot Question 2H:
Boulder Valley School District Board Directors
Estes Park School District Board Directors
St. Vrain Valley School District Board Directors
* indicates candidate endorsed by Boulder County Democratic Party Executive Committee.
Thompson School District Board Directors
VOTE YOUR WHOLE BALLOT AND BE SURE TO SIGN & DATE THE ENVELOPE!
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Not registered? No problem! You’ll need to be 18 on or before Nov. 2. You’ll need ID. There are deadlines for online registration and for current address change in order to be mailed a ballot.
But you can mask up, walk in, register, and VOTE up to and on Nov. 2, 2021 by 7pm!
Lost your ballot?: Call the Boulder County Clerk at 303.413.7740
Only one ballot per envelope! Sign & date envelope!
Questions about your voter registration, go here first: govotecolorado.com
Questions about ALL voting logistics — types of ID, additional ballot drop locations, and more:
BoulderCountyVotes.org or call 303.413.7740
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