Candidate Information Session

The City will hold a Candidate Information Session on August 4, 2020 at 4:30 p.m. at City Hall (2450 E. Quincy Avenue). Face coverings are required in City Hall. At the Candidate Information Session the City Clerk will distribute candidate packets and review the requirements to become a candidate. If you are unable to attend the Candidate Information Session you can make an appointment with the City Clerk to pick up a packet and review the requirements. Candidate packets are also be available on this webpage (see below).

The following City Council positions will be on the November 3, 2020 ballot: Mayor, Council District 1, Council District 3, and Council District 5.

Candidate Requirements

  • At least 21 years old
  • Citizen of the United States
  • Resident of Cherry Hills Village for at least 12 consecutive months preceding the date of the election
  • Registered elector
  • Resident of the district the candidate wants to represent. Any person elected to office must continue to live within the district for which he or she was elected throughout the term of office. The mayor need only continue to live within the city.  View the Council District Map (PDF).

Term Starts & Limits

Terms commence at the first Council meeting in January following the election, called the Organizational Meeting.

The person elected as Mayor will serve two-year terms of office. Each Mayor is limited to three consecutive terms. The persons elected as Council members will serve four-year terms of office. Each Council member is limited to two consecutive terms.

Becoming a Candidate

All municipal elections are nonpartisan and nomination is accomplished by petition. In order to become a candidate a resident must collect the required number of signatures on their nomination petition, and submit the appropriate candidate affidavits (see Candidate Packet below).

  • Mayor: Not fewer than 25 registered electors residing within the City of Cherry Hills Village
  • Council member: Not fewer than 10 registered electors residing within the District

Nomination petitions may be circulated beginning August 4, 2020 and must be returned to the City Clerk no later than August 24, 2020.