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.

At-Large City Council Vacancy

On April 15, City Council declared a vacancy in the At-Large seat of Crystal Elliott. With Elliot’s departure, an At-Large seat opens up for a temporary appointment until the end of the existing term in December 2019. The City Charter requires City Council appoint an eligible person within ten to thirty days. Residents interested in applying for the vacant At-Large seat must submit an application to the City Clerk by 5:00 P.M. on April 22, 2019. 

View the press release for application requirements

Applications Received (as of 4/16/2019)

  • None

2019 Elections

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

2019 Election Calendar (as of 02/19/2019)

Mayoral Candidates (as of 03/26/2019)

Ward II Candidates (as of 03/25/2019)

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.