2011 Municipal Election Information

Make your voice heard. Vote.

The upcoming 2011 Colorado Springs Municipal Election is one of the most important local elections of the decade. This year, we’ll elect a new strong mayor,  several council members, and vote on important measures that will impact the future of our city.

Citizens Project promises you, you’ll find all the information you need right here to get informed, get involved, and get active in the democratic process.

Voter Registration Information

date calendarThe General Election occurs April 5, 2011. However, this year’s election will be conducted solely through mail-in ballot.  Please check out these helpful voter education resources to make sure you receive your ballot:

  • You can register, change your address, or change or withdraw your party affiliation before the general election at GoVoteColorado.com.
  • Check out the City of Colorado Springs’ election website for important information, including dates, council district maps, and more. Or, call them at (719) 385-5901.
  • If you have any questions, need to report a problem, or are having difficulties with your registration, JustVoteColorado.org can help.  Visit their website for solutions to these and other voting-related problems.

A Criminal Record Doesn’t Necessarily Mean You Can’t Vote

Many people in Colorado believe that once you have a criminal record you can never vote. This is not true. The Colorado Criminal Justice Reform Coalition provides more information: Can I Vote?

Muchas personas en Colorado creen que cuando tiene un antecedentes penales no puede votar nunca. Esto no es verdad. The Colorado Criminal Justice Reform Coalition proporciona más información:  ¿Puedo votar?

Key Municipal Election dates:

  • March 7, 2011 – last day to register to vote in the municipal election.  You can register at GoVoteColorado.com.
  • March 11, 2011 – First day mail-in ballots can be mailed.
  • April 5, 2011 – Election day! Mail-in ballots are due at the City Clerk”s office no later than 7:00pm.

Voter Guides

voting booth imageCheck back in March for the Citizens Project Voter Guide! If you know of a voter guide resource that should be included here, please let us know!

BallotPedia Colorado 2010 Ballot Measures

Public Forums

Citizens Project will sponsor two election education forums this year:

Mayoral Forum (may include ballot measures)

Tuesday, March 22, 5:30 – 7pm

Stargazers Theatre

City Council Forum (may include ballot measures)

Wednesday, March 23, 5:30 – 7pm

Stargazers Theatre

Both events are free and open to the public.

Proposed Ballot Measures

Voters to decide whether to increase district seats on council (Via The Gazette)

Read more: http://www.gazette.com/articles/council-112556-voters-district.html#ixzz1DarrpyvR

The 2011 Citizens Project Candidate Survey Voter Guide is here!!

Find where the 2011 municipal election candidates stand on the issues with our Freedom Watch Voter Guide!