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Posted on: July 22, 2022

City of Brighton will hold a Special Municipal Election for the Ward 1 Vacancy on November 8


Brighton City Council on July 19 voted for the City of Brighton to hold a Special Municipal Election for the Ward 1 vacancy on November 8, 2022 as part of the Adams and Weld Counties Coordinated Election.  

On May 20, the former Ward 1 Council Member submitted his resignation and the term began January 2020.

The elected candidate to fill the Ward 1 vacancy will serve the remainder of the term until January 2024.

Ward 1 City Council nomination packets will be available on August 9, 2022 in the City Clerk’s office, located on the fourth floor of City Hall, 500 S. 4th Avenue. Ward 1 Candidates are required to return their petitions with the names of 25 qualified electors from their specific wards by 5 p.m. on August 29, 2022.

Here are some key upcoming dates if you’d like to become a candidate for Ward 1:

  • Aug. 9, 2022 – First day that petitions for nominations may be circulated
  • Aug. 29, 2022 – Last day to circulate petitions for nominations; petitions must be filed with the City Clerk by 5 p.m.
  • September 6, 2022 – Last day to file an affidavit of intent to run as a write-in candidate
  • Nov. 8  – Election Day

If you have questions, please contact City Clerk Natalie Hoel at

About Brighton City Council:
The Brighton City Council is made up of nine council members. The mayor is elected at-large every four years. The city is divided into four wards. Each ward has two representatives on council. Their terms are for four years and they are staggered. In other words, every two years one ward representative from each ward is up for election. Learn more about Brighton City Council here.

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