The City of Golden holds its general elections in odd numbered years on the first Tuesday of November.

The General Elections are coordinated with Jefferson County Elections and are mail ballot.

2016 Election Information

BallotThe City of Golden had one question on the November 8, 2016 ballot, as follows:

City of Golden Ballot Question 21

Shall the City of Golden, Colorado, be authorized to provide high-speed internet services (advanced services), telecommunications services, and/or cable television services to residents, businesses, schools, libraries, nonprofit entities, and other users of such services, either directly or indirectly with public or private sector partners, as expressly permitted by §§ 29-27-101 to 304, “Competition in Utility and Entertainment Services,” of the Colorado Revised Statutes, without limiting its home rule authority?

            Yes ____                                              No ____

The ballot question was passed.

City Council Wards and DistrictsAppear in-person at any Voter Service Center or the Jefferson County Elections Division, 3500 Illinois Street, Suite 1100, to register to vote.

To be eligible to register to vote you must be a US citizen, at least 18 years old on or before Election Day, a resident of Colorado and at your present address for 22 days prior to an election.

If your Jefferson County voter registration is current and you live within the city limits of Golden, further registration is not necessary. If you are not sure if you are registered at your current residence go to www.govotecolorado.com

Special Elections

Special elections may be called by ordinance of the City Council and may be held at any time. Special elections are often held in conjunction with the Jefferson County Election, held in November of even-numbered years, or the Jefferson  County Coordinated Election, held in November of odd-numbered years. Special elections are usually limited to consideration of ballot issues. Or can be on a different date and administered entirely by the Golden City Clerk.

All municipal elections are non partisan.

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 Golden was named after Thomas L. Golden,
a gold prospector who arrived in Jefferson County in 1858.

Additional Resources

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