The Town of Frederick conducts Regular Municipal Elections on the first Tuesday in April of even-numbered years. Trustees serve four-year staggered terms and the Mayor serves a four-year term.
The next regular municipal election will be held on April 7, 2020.
The Town Clerks Office will be holding an informational session called Running in the Right Direction for all individuals interested in running for election. Running in the Right Direction will be held on Wednesday, December 11, 2019 at 5:30 PM. At this meeting, you can learn more about the expectations of a Town of Frederick elected official and receive campaigning guidelines.
The following offices are up for election:
Three (3) Trustee Positions
Candidates may pickup nomination petitions beginning on Tuesday, January 7, 2020. All nomination petitions are due to the clerks office no later than January 27, 2020 at 5:00 P.M. No late petitions will be accepted per state statute.
For questions related to the 2020 Regular Municipal Election, please contact the Town Clerk's Office.
For information regarding past municipal election results please visit the Historical Election Information page.
The Town of Frederick may hold special elections from time to time according to the provisions of the Colorado Revised Statutes and the Frederick Municipal Code.
The Board of Trustees of the Town of Frederick referred one issue to the registered electors on November 5, 2019. The following question was approved by the Town of Frederick electors.
Yes/For - 2431
No/Against - 1491
SHALL THE TOWN OF FREDERICK TAXES BE INCREASED BY $1,495,000 ANNUALLY (WHICH AMOUNT REPRESENTS ESTIMATED REVENUES IN 2020, THE FIRST FULL FISCAL YEAR OF COLLECTION) AND BY WHATEVER AMOUNT IS GENERATED THEREAFTER BY A PUBLIC SAFETY SALES AND USE TAX IMPOSED AT THE RATE OF ONE PERCENT (1.0%), BEGINNING JANUARY 1, 2020, FOR THE EXCLUSIVE SUPPORT OF FREDERICK LAW ENFORCEMENT SERVICES (POLICE SERVICES), INCLUDING AMONG OTHER THINGS:
- ADDING PERSONNEL AND EQUIPMENT TO ENSURE THE OPTIMAL NUMBER OF POLICE OFFICERS ARE ON DUTY AT ALL TIMES AND TO SUPPORT UP-TO-DATE POLICING NEEDS,
- IMPROVING RECRUITMENT AND RETENTION OF POLICE OFFICERS,
- REPLACING THE OUTDATED RECORDS MANAGEMENT SYSTEM TO BETTER PRESERVE RECORDS AND EVIDENCE TO MEET NATIONAL CERTIFICATION STANDARDS, AND
- STRENGTHENING PROACTIVE POLICING EFFORTS TO ENHANCE PUBLIC SAFETY;
SHALL APPLICABLE PROVISIONS OF THE TOWN CODE BE AMENDED BY ORDINANCE OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES CONSISTENT WITH THIS BALLOT ISSUE AND SHALL SUCH TAX REVENUES AND ANY INTEREST THEREON BE COLLECTED AND SPENT AS A VOTER APPROVED REVENUE CHANGE AND NOTWITHSTANDING ANY REVENUE EXPENDITURE LIMIT CONTAINED WITHIN ARTICLE X, SECTION 20 OF THE COLORADO CONSTITUTION OR ANY OTHER LAW?
_____ YES/FOR _____ NO/AGAINST