Elections & Voting

City of Brighton elections are conducted every two years, in odd-numbered years, on the first Tuesday in November.

Mayor and Councilmembers are elected to four year terms. If you are interested in becoming a candidate or have questions about the election process, please contact the City Clerk’s Office at 303-655-2056. 

Voter Information

Colorado Voter Registration forms can be obtained at the City Clerk's Office or by visiting the Colorado State website. You must be 18 years of age, a United States citizen and a resident of Colorado for 22 days prior to the election. Registration forms must be submitted to the appropriate County Clerk office, each of the Counties office address and phone number is listed on the back of the registration form.

Adams County Voter Information - Visit Adams County Election website or call (720) 523-6500
Weld County Voter Information - Visit Weld County Election website or call (970) 304-6566


Register to vote or verify your voter registration status by visiting the Colorado State website.


The City of Brighton is seeking a candidate for Mayor and a candidate from each Ward to serve on City Council for the 2021 Coordinated Election. Nomination petitions will be available in the City Clerk's Office located at 500 South 4th Avenue, Brighton, CO from 8:00am to 5:00pm beginning August 3, 2021. Completed nomination petitions must be filed with the City Clerk's Office no later than 5:00pm on August 23, 2021. Please contact the City Clerk, Natalie Hoel at 303-655-2056 or Deputy City Clerk, Erin Kelm at 303-655-2031 with any questions.