2017 Regular Municipal Election


Election Results 

The following links will go live at 7:05 p.m. on November 7, 2017: 



A COORDINATED Election for the selection of Candidates, Initiatives and Referenda as filed in the office of the Colorado Secretary of State or in the office of the San Miguel Clerk & Recorder will be conducted on

Tuesday, November 7, 2017.  It will be conducted by

All Mail Delivery of Ballots under HB13-1303. 

Ballots will be mailed Oct. 20, 2017.  

Residency in the State is required as of Oct. 16, 2017 in order to vote on County and most town races and issues. A resident may register to vote up to Election Day. 

For Town of Telluride issues, residency is required as of Oct. 16, and a resident may register to vote up to Election Day.

Voter registration, issue of original ballots or replacements, in person voting and change of voter address, etc., are available at:

San Miguel County Annex at 335 W. Colorado Telluride, CO

Hours:  8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Monday through Friday from Oct. 23 through Nov. 6

9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Saturday, Oct 28 and Nov. 4

7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Election Day

The same services will also be available on Election Day from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the

Norwood Community Center

1670 Naturita Street, Norwood

Voting by electronic machine is available at the above locations and hours.

Ballots may also be dropped off at the following 24/7:

Miramonte Building, 305 West Colorado, Telluride

County Glockson Building, 1120 Summit, Norwood

The San Miguel County Courthouse at 305 West Colorado in Telluride is not an ADA accessible location but most services, excluding electronic voting machines, will available there until Election Day.  On Election Day go to the County Annex at 335 West Colorado.

On Election Day, only Motor Vehicle Services will be available at the County Courthouse.

Recording and Vital Records (Birth and Death Certificates and Marriage Licenses) will be closed.

Registration and verification of status are available online at www.GoVoteColorado.com

A ballot may be requested at this site for delivery by mail up to Oct. 30.  Thereafter a ballot may only be obtained in person at one of the locations listed above. Location and other useful information can be found at www.MyColoradoVote.org


For Sample Ballots and Tabor Notice with respect to County or local District issues, go to:


(970) 728-3954

2017 ​Candidates For Office Of Town Council 

  1. Jessie Rae Arguelles - McConnell 
  2. Todd Brown
  3. Eleni Constantine
  4. Charles Dalton
  5. Gerard (Jerry) LaBonte
  6. Jenny Patterson
  7. Michael Saftler
  8. Geneva Shaunette
  9. Tom Watkinson
  10. Robert Weatherford

Candidate Packet

Candidates are expected to read and familiarize themselves with information included in the Candidate Packet It includes general information about the election process, duties of municipal office, and requirements under the Fair Campaign Practices Act. Please contact the town clerk to request any information in hard copy. 

Nomination Process 

During the nomination petition period, those interested in running for office must visit the Town Clerk's Office, 135 West Columbia, to pick up a petition. Petitions cannot be picked up prior to August 8th. Candidates will then need to secure at least 25 signatures of registered voters who reside within the town limits to become certified. Please see the Telluride Municipal Code for additional information related to the nomination petition process, or call the Town Clerk at (970) 728-2157.  

​Fair Campaign Practices Act

Candidates and Committees are subject to campaign finance filing requirements under the Fair Campaign Practices Act. Please see Campaign Finance for forms and additional instructions. 


Each Councilperson, when elected, shall be a registered elector and shall have resided in the Town of Telluride for one (1) year immediately preceding the election. No Councilperson shall be a salaried employee of the Town during his or her term of office

Petition Signing 

By signing a petition, you must affirm you are a registered elector in the Town of Telluride and provide your name and address. Electors are not permitted to sign more than four petitions in the November 2017 election.