Make your voice heard:
Vote in the municipal mayoral runoff election!
Have you decided how you'll vote? If not, check out Citizens Project's comprehensive election education webpage
, or read our Freedom Watch Voter Guide
to find out how candidates Richard Skorman and Steve Bach responded to our candidate questionnaire. Below are their answers to "Why are you running and, if elected, what will your priorities be?"
|Steve Bach||Richard Skorman|
|1) Transform City government so it works for everyone again, without raising taxes. 2) Bring stable, good jobs back to Colorado Springs by getting this economy going again, and keeping it vibrant. 3) Participating in the larger front-range community in order to protect our interests.||I'm running because I've lived here for 40 years and love this city. My priorities will be creating jobs and rebuilding our economy, stabilizing city government and city services and, working hard to change our community's brand here and across the country.|
If you haven't received a ballot yet, you probably won't, but it's not too late to get one!
- If you are considered "inactive" because you didn't vote in the November 2010 election, and you haven't recently moved or changed your name, you can go to the City Clerk's Office, 30 S. Nevada Avenue, Suite 101, with identification, to request a mail ballot. An inactive voter ballot request document is also available for download at the City of Colorado Springs website. You may hand-deliver it at least a week prior to the election (that's TODAY).
- Voters who have a name or address change must first get an updated Voter Registration form from one of the three El Paso County Election Offices. The downtown office is Centennial Hall, 200 S Cascade Avenue, open M-F 8:00 am - 5:00 pm. You may then go to the City Clerk's Office to request a mail ballot!
Once you have your ballot, VOTE! Ballots are due to the Colorado Springs City Clerk's office by 7pm on May 17. You may mail it in, or you can hand-deliver your completed ballot to one of the following locations M-F between 8am and 5pm or on election day between 7am and 7pm:
City Clerk's Office, 30 S. Nevada Ave., Suite 101
Colo. Springs Senior Center, 1514 N. Hancock Ave.
Fire Station #8, 3737 Airport Rd.
Fire Station #17, 3750 Tutt Blvd.
Fire Station #19, 2490 Research Parkway
Fire Station #20, 6755 Rangewood Dr.
Gold Hill Police Substation, 955 W. Moreno Ave.
More information on the election process can be found on the City of Colorado Springs website.