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.

2018 General Municipal Election

On April 3, 2018, the City of Montrose will conduct a mail ballot election for three City Council members; Districts I and II (four-year terms) and At Large (two-year term).

Candidate petitions have been verified for the following individuals:

 District I  District II  At-Large
 Douglas W. Glaspell     View bio  Dave Bowman     View bio Barbara Bynum    View bio
 Jeremiah Quintin     View Bio   David Stockton     View bio

2018 Election Results

District I

Douglas W. Glaspell 1781
Jeremiah Quintin 1124

District II

Dave Bowman 2287


Barbara Bynum 2239
David Stockton 842

2018 Election Statistics

Ballots mailed:  11,321
Ballots received through April 3, 2018:  3,162
Percent returned:  27.93

Candidate Requirements and Information

Candidates must be qualified (registered) electors, 18 years of age older, who have resided within the City and the district that they are seeking to represent for at least 12 consecutive months immediately preceding the date of the election. Candidates for the At Large seat can reside anywhere in the city but must meet the minimum residency requirement.

In 2014, voters adopted revisions to the City Charter that require City Council candidates to be clear of felony convictions.

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. Download the candidate information packet for additional details and forms. View required candidate filings in the Document Center.

Voter Information

In accordance with state municipal election statutes, only citizens who have resided within the city limits for at least 22 days before the election are eligible to vote.

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

Ballots will be mailed to all registered voters residing within the city limits. Ballots can be returned by mail or delivered to ballot drop-off locations at City Hall and the Montrose County Election Office. In order to be counted, ballots must be received by the City Clerk by 7 p.m. on Election Day.

Election Returns and Results

The City Clerk's Office will update this section periodically during the course of the election to provide information about ballots mailed and returned. Final election results will be made available soon after the polls close at 7:00 p.m. on April 3.
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