This year's city election has familiar faces, high-profile politicians and political newcomers running for mayor and three at-large City Council seats.
Also on the ballot this election: Issue 1, proposed by the Professional Firefighters Association. The ballot measure asks voters to approve collective bargaining rights for the city’s firefighters.
The April 2 municipal election is an all-mail ballot election. Ballots were sent out March 8 to active, registered voters—and should have been received by March 13.
Ballots should not be mailed in after Tuesday, and can be dropped off at several locations around the city. Check out these voter tips for more info, including how to get a ballot if you did not receive one.
A sample ballot can be downloaded here.
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Colorado Springs’ April 2 municipal election has drawn hundreds of thousands of dollars of campaign contributions, some from out of town, reco…
Eleven candidates are in the running for three at-large Colorado Springs City Council seats. Learn more about them here.
There are four candidates running for mayor in this years's city election. Learn more about them here.
Some city hopefuls have had restraining orders and financial struggles. The following information was found during background checks on this year's candidates.
The single issue on this year's ballot is an initiative designed to amend the city charter to allow collective bargaining for Colorado Springs firefighters.
Nearly 18,000 ballots have been returned to the Colorado Springs City Clerk’s Office for the April 2 municipal election.
Watch the live-stream of the candidates forum on March 9, which was hosted by The Gazette, KOAA News 5 and the El Pomar Foundation’s Forum for Civic Advancement.
The 11 candidates vying for three at-large council seats shared their beliefs on affordable housing and other issues facing the city in a debate on March 9 at the Penrose House.
Colorado Springs City Council candidates debated the future of the coal-fired Martin Drake Power Plant downtown at a March 7 forum that focused on energy, environment and the open space.