Commerce City municipal elections are conducted every two years, in odd-numbered years, on the first Tuesday in November. Both the mayor and councilors are elected to four-year terms. Terms of office begin while taking the oath of office at the organizational meeting held on the second Monday following certification of the election.

2019 Elections

Council Openings for the November 5, 2019, Coordinated Elections:

2019 Candidate Information Sheet
2019 Election Calendar (as of 02/19/2019)

Candidate Forum

An election forum will take place at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 3 at the Commerce City Civic Center, 7887 E. 60th Avenue. The event, moderated by the League of Women Voters, will introduce voters to the candidates for city council. Can't attend in person? Lean more about the candidates below or watch the forum live at or on CCTV Channel 8/881HD.

The city clerk’s office held a meeting September 5 to conduct a lot draw to determine the listed ballot order as follows:

Mayoral Candidates 

Ward II Candidates 

Ward IV Candidates

At Large Candidates

Campaign Finance Information

Commerce City candidates do not have contribution limits. Political Action Committees registered with the Secretary of State for supporting or opposing state and local candidates and issues need not register with the Clerk’s Office. Political Action Committees, and other committees, that only contribute to Commerce City candidates will need to register and file with the Clerk’s Office. Campaign finance forms can be picked up in the Clerk’s Office between 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Friday. It is the responsibility of candidates and committees to familiarize themselves with, and adhere to, the Fair Campaign Practices Act

Voter Resources

Need to register? Moved and want to verify your information? Or perhaps serve as a county election clerk? Check out these resources for your election questions and needs.


Citizen-driven initiatives are part of the city's democratic process. The city clerk's office has guidelines consistent with state statute and city charter for residents interested in placing an issue on the ballot or recalling elected officials. Below are guidelines and sample templates.