Key Dates for Candidates

No Specific Date

Candidate Affidavit must be filed within 10 days of becoming a candidate. “Candidate” is defined as any person who seeks nomination or election to a local public office that is to be voted on in this municipal election. A person is a candidate for election if the person has publicly announced an intention to seek election to public office and thereafter has received a contribution or made an expenditure in support of the candidacy. 

No Specific Date

Candidate Committee Registration or Small Donor Committee Registration (for Town candidates) must be filed with the Town Clerk before accepting or making any contributions. 

January 7, 2020 

First day Nomination Petitions can be circulated.

January 27, 2020

Last day Nomination Petitions may be circulated and filed with the Town Clerk

January 30, 2020

Candidate Orientation 

February 3, 2020

Last day nomination petition signatures may be amended, corrected, or replaced.
Last day to submit an Affidavit of Intent for a write in candidate.
Last day to withdraw a nomination petition.
Last day for candidates to submit biography and photograph

February 5, 2020

Lot drawing for name placement on the ballot. 

March 16, 2020

First day mail ballots can be sent to registered electors and made available at the Town Clerk’s office.

March 17, 2020

First contribution and expenditure report due to the Town Clerk by 5pm 
Information regarding campaign finance can be found on the Colorado Secretary of State website

March 17, 2020

Candidate Forum - Meet the Candidates hosted by the Windsor Chamber of Commerce, Women League of Voters and the Clearview Library District at the Community Recreation Center beginning at 5:30 pm.

April 3, 2020

Second contribution and expenditure report due to the Town Clerk by 5pm 

April 7, 2020

Election Day; ballots must be received by the Town Clerk no later than 7pm in order to be counted.

(Ballots may be received up to 8 days after the election from Uniformed and Overseas Citizen Absentee Voting Act (UOCAVA) voters)

April 17, 2020

Last day for Town Clerk to certify the election. 

April 27, 2020

Swearing in of Town Board Members representing Districts 1, 3, 5 and Mayor. 

April 30, 2020

Town Board Orientation 

May 7, 2020

Third contribution and expenditure report due to the Town Clerk by 5pm