WHAT DOES THE PROCESS LOOK LIKE?
Candidate packets will be available on the City's website and for pick up in July. Schedule a meeting with the City Clerk to go over the packet information.
Nomination petitions will be available August 5, 2019 and must be circulated between August 6th and August 26th and filed no later than August 26, 2019 at 5:00 p.m.
Candidates do not have to wait to begin receiving or expending funds. Please see Campaign Finance Information below.
CAMPAIGN FINANCE INFORMATIONArticle 17 of the Loveland City Charter governs campaign finance in the City of Loveland. 1) For purposes of campaign finance, you become a candidate when you publicly announce your intent to seek office and thereafter accept a contribution or make an expenditure on behalf of your candidacy. See Committee Registration Form below.
2) You must file a notarized Candidate Affidavit with the City Clerks Office within 10 days of publicly announcing an intention to seek election or retention to public office.
Beginning January 1, 2015, "No person may make contributions and/or contributions in kind totaling more than one hundred and fifteen dollars ($115.00) to the candidate committee of any candidate for the office of Mayor or for any position on the City Council." This is an increase from the $105.00, set in 2010. City Charter section 17-5(a)
COMMITTEE REGISTRATION FORM
This form must be submitted prior to accepting any contributions.
This form is due within 10 days after a candidate formally declares they intend to run for Council.
CAMPAIGN FINANCE REPORTING FORMS - LONG VERSION & SHORT VERSION
NOTE: Download forms; fill out completely; save; and email to the CITY CLERK.
Reports must be current as of two days prior to the filing date. Reports must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the established deadline date. Forms containing an original signature must be received in the City Clerk's office by 5:00 p.m. the next business day.
WHO SHOULD I CONTACT WITH QUESTIONS?
CITY CLERK'S OFFICE
Patti Garcia, City Clerk 970-962-2322 or firstname.lastname@example.org