Should I Run?  A memo providing general information about life as an elected official in the City of Centennial, outlining the duties and responsibilities of the City of Centennial’s Elected Officials.

Eligibility: Candidates must meet the following criteria pursuant to the Centennial Home Rule Charter:

  • Must be a citizen of the United States;
  • Must be at least 18 years of age by the date of the election;
  • Must be a registered voter by the time of the candidate’s nomination (Candidates can register to vote before turning 18, as long as they will be 18 years of age by Election Day)
  • Must be a primary resident of the City of Centennial for a period of at least 12 consecutive months immediately preceding the election.  If you are a City Council Candidate, you must also be a primary resident of your District for at least 12 consecutive months immediately preceding the election;
  • May not be an employee of the City of Centennial;
  • If elected, may not, during his or her term,
    • be employed by the City or perform compensated services for the City (other than the compensation for the role as elected official
    • hold any other elective office with a federal, state, county or municipal governmental entity, including an office on any new charter commission

Candidate Information FCPA Interactive Online Forms

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Candidate Information FCPA PDF Forms

Instructions for Report of Contributions and Expenditures | Report of Contributions and Expenditures
Candidate Statement of Non-Receipt Contributions
Statement of Personal Expenditures by a Candidate
Major Contribution Report

Getting on the Ballot

Petitions: Each City Council candidate must be nominated by a petition signed by at least 50 registered electors residing within the District from which the Council candidate is to be elected.  Mayoral candidates must be nominated by a petition signed by at least 100 registered electors residing within the City of Centennial.

Only petition forms obtained directly from the City Clerk’s office may be circulated.  Blank petition forms may not be copied for the purpose of obtaining additional signatures or to give to other candidates.  Petition forms from the City Clerk’s office may not be disassembled.  Petitions will be available in the City Clerk’s office at 8 a.m. the first day of circulation listed in the next paragraph.

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Centennial, CO  80112

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