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Posted on: July 25, 2023

[ARCHIVED] Make an impact in your community by running for Brighton City Council

Are you interested in serving your community? City Council nomination packets will be available on Tuesday, Aug. 8 in the City Clerk’s office, located on the fourth floor of City Hall (500 S. 4th Avenue).


The City of Brighton will participate in the Coordinated Election for one member from each ward on Tuesday, Nov. 7. Council winners are determined by votes in their respective wards of residence and are elected to four-year terms. 


Council candidates are required to return their petitions with the names of 25 qualified electors from their specific ward by 5 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 28. 


Here are some key upcoming dates if you’d like to become a candidate in 2023:


  • Aug. 8 – First day when petitions for nominations may be circulated

  • Aug. 28 – Last day to circulate petitions for nominations; petitions must be filed with the City Clerk by 5 p.m.

  • Aug. 29 – City Clerk draws lots for council member candidate placement on ballot

  • Sept. 5 – City Council approves resolution certifying the ballot content

  • Nov. 7 – Election Day

For more information on the 2023 election, visit

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