2014 Election

Overview
On April 1, 2014, the City of Montrose held a regular general election. Arrangements for the City's elections are contained in Article III of the City Charter and in Title I, Chapter 17 of the Municipal Code

The District Map provides detailed information about the district boundaries. Eligible voters may cast votes for candidates in each district, regardless of where they reside in the City.

Official 2014 Election Results
                                    City Council  
 District I
David Romero
District II
Rex Swanson
At Large
Judy Ann Files 
 3,284  3,232 3,597 
  
 Measure "A" (Broadband Initiative)
Yes   3,982
No  1,397

Measure "B" (Recreation Center Initiative)
 For 2,984
 Against 2,736 

 Referred Measure (City Charter)
 For  3,975
 Against  1,421


2014 Election Statistics
     Ballots Mailed:  10,252
     Ballots Received:  5,804
     Percent Returned:  56.61


Measure "A"
A ballot question regarding whether the City may re-establish its right to provide telecommunications services, advanced services, and cable television services either directly or indirectly with public or private sector partners.  On February 4 the Montrose City Council passed a resolution referring the question to the voters. View the Question and Answer document for additional information about the Measure.

Measure "B"
The Montrose Recreation District (MRD) Board of Directors voted unanimously to pursue a 0.3% sales tax initiative during the 2014 municipal election.   On January 21 the Montrose City Council passed a resolution referring the question to the voters.  View the TABOR notice and visit the MRD website for additional information about the Measure. A notice required under C.R.S. 1-7-908 is also available for review.

Referred Measure "Charter of the City of Montrose, Colorado"
The City of Montrose submitted proposed changes to the City Charter to the voters through a resolution passed by the City Council on February 4.  The changes are available in the red-lined version of the City Charter.  

Voter Information
Voter registration information is available online from the Colorado Secretary of State website or from the
Montrose County Clerk and Recorder's Office.