Interested Candidates

Erie Board of Trustees Interested Candidate Information

The Town of Erie will conduct its Regular Municipal Election on Tuesday, April 7, 2020.  During this election, registered voters in Erie will be electing a Mayor and three (3) Trustees.  The Mayor will be elected to serve a two-year term and three Trustees will be elected to serve four-year terms.

The Town of Erie holds a Regular Municipal Election the first Tuesday of April in even-numbered years. Trustees serve four-year staggered terms; at every Regular Election there are three out of the six seats up for election. 

Candidate Meeting

The Town Clerk’s Office scheduled a candidate meeting for those interested in running for the Board of Trustees on January 6. Watch the meeting for important candidate information to include Colorado Campaign and Financial Practices from the Secretary of State’s Office:

Candidate Interest Packet

Erie residents interested in running for the Board of Trustees may pick up a Candidate’s Packet, including petition paperwork, from the Town Clerk’s Office beginning Tuesday, January 7, 2020. Petitioning may not begin until Tuesday, January 7, 2020. 

Candidate Interest Petitions

Petitioning may not begin until Tuesday, January 7, 2020. Each petition requires a minimum of ten signatures from registered electors within the boundaries of the Town of Erie.  Registered electors may only sign one petition for the Mayoral candidacy and up to three petitions for the Board of Trustees candidates (only one signature per candidate).  Completed petitions must be filed no later than 5:00 p.m. on Monday, January 27, 2020 with the Town Clerk’s Office. This is the last day for candidates to submit petitions to be included on the April 7 ballot.

Candidate Interest Resources

Municipal Sign Code (10-6-12)
Code of Ethics (1-7-1)
Campaign Finance Reporting Forms
Campaign and Political Finance Manual