The City Clerk is the elections official for all regular and special elections in the City of Golden.
Regular municipal elections for the City of Golden are held on the first Tuesday in November in odd numbered years. Special elections may be called by ordinance of the City Council and may be held any time. Special elections are often coordinated with Jefferson County Elections but may be administered entirely by the Golden City Clerk, and are usually limited to consideration of ballot issues.
All municipal elections for elected officials are nonpartisan.
Who is on the City Council?
The Golden City Council includes seven members:
- A mayor elected at-large.
- Four council members are elected from wards.
- Two council members are elected from districts (each district is comprised of two wards – district one includes wards one and two and district two includes wards three and four).
The mayoral election is held every four years. The mayor and council members are elected to four-year terms and may serve two consecutive terms.