2020 ElectionOn April 7, 2020, the City of Montrose will conduct a Regular General Election where city voters will decide who will lead Montrose into the future. Three City Council positions will be up for election: two four-year council seats representing Districts III & IV (four-year terms) and one At Large council member who will serve a two-year term.
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.
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
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. View required candidate filings in the Document Center.
A Candidate Information Packet is available for download for residents seeking to run for City Council in the April 2020 General Municipal Election..
City of Montrose Ballot Issue 2A regarding a public safety sales tax appeared on the Montrose County 2019 Coordinated Election ballot and was approved by voters. The full wording of the ballot question and the city ordinance, detailing the collection and use of funds as approved, are available for download.