Elections

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.

For past and present election results information, please visit the Jefferson County Election Results page, or go directly to the unofficial results of the November 6, 2018 general election.

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How and when to vote

You can register at the Jefferson County Election Department or the Golden City Clerk’s office.

You may also register by appearing in person at the Jefferson County Clerk and Recorder’s office at any time during which registration is permitted at the office, including on Election Day. Jefferson County’s website has registration forms and more information. You may also register online at the State of Colorado Online registration site.

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 nonpartisan.

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 Did You Know?
Golden was originally chosen as the territorial capital of Colorado in 1862.

Additional Resources

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