Elections in Aurora
Get ready, Aurora. A big election is coming to our
city. On Nov. 5, Aurora voters will elect mayor and council
members for Aurora City Council Wards IV, V, VI and two At-Large
seats, as well cast their vote on statewide ballot issues, among
It’s time to make sure you are registered to vote
and ready to participate in the coordinated election.
Ballots are mailed in every Colorado election.
to check your registration status and make sure your address is
current because ballots are not forwarded by the U.S. Postal
The municipal elections are held as part of
coordinated elections conducted by county clerk and recorders for
Adams, Arapahoe and Douglas counties. Counties will mail ballots
starting Oct. 14 to all active registered voters. If you do not
receive a ballot by Oct. 21, update your voter registration at GoVoteColorado.com
and a replacement one will be mailed to you. Or you may visit a
Voter Service and Polling Center for a replacement ballot
starting Oct. 28. After Oct. 28, ballots are not mailed, and you
will need to visit a Voter Service and Polling Center to update
your registration and request a ballot.
Ballots may be returned by mail with paid postage,
or delivered to any one of the ballot drop-off locations in your
county. Ballots must be received by 7 p.m. Election Day Nov. 5 to
If you prefer to handle things in person, please
visit any one of four Service and Polling Centers between Oct. 28
and Nov. 5 to register to vote, update your registration, replace
or request a ballot, or vote on an accessible voting machine.
For information on Aurora election issues, visit AuroraGov.org/Elections.
For county voter resources, visit AdamsVotes.com,
depending on the county in which you live.
recycling this Saturday, Sept. 21
Recycle your electronics Sept. 21 at the city’s e-cycling
event from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Tallyn’s Reach
Library, 23911 E. Arapahoe Road. Most electronic items
are accepted for only $5 per household dropping off.
Candidates for mayor, council positions
A total of 18 people are running for municipal
office in Aurora during the Nov. 5 election. The mayor and five
council member positions are up for grabs. To look up your
council ward, use the city property
The certified candidates for the 2019 regular
municipal election are:
· Ryan L.
For Ward IV
For Ward V
· Bob Roth
For Ward VI
For At-Large (two seats available)
Sponsored by the Aurora Chamber of Commerce, the
Business and Professional Women of Aurora, the League of Women
Voters of Arapahoe & Douglas Counties, and Sentinel Colorado,
Candidates Forums will air on AuroraTV beginning Oct. 9 on AuroraTV.org
and Comcast channels 8 and 880. To stay up to date on Aurora
elections, visit AuroraGov.org/Elections.
City Council Town Meetings
• Ward I (Crystal Murillo) - Thursday, Sept. 26, 6
to 7:30 p.m.
Moorhead Recreation Center, 2930 Havana St.
• Ward II (Nicole Johnston) - Thursday, Sept. 26,
6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Beck Recreation Center, 800 Telluride St.
• Ward III (Marsha Berzins) - Wednesday, Oct. 9,
6:30 to 8 p.m.
City Cafe, 15151 E. Alameda Parkway, Second Floor
Thursday, Sept. 19, 7:15 to 8:30 a.m. (Mornings with
Tin Cup Cafe, 50 S. Peoria St.
• Ward IV (Charlie Richardson) - Thursday, Sept. 19,
6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Garden Plaza of Aurora, 14221 E. Evans Ave.
• Ward V (Bob Roth) - Wednesday, Oct. 9, 7 to 9 p.m.
Heather Gardens, 2888 S. Heather Gardens Way
• Ward VI (Françoise Bergan) - Wednesday, Nov. 20, 6
to 8 p.m.
City of Aurora Public Safety Training Center, 25950
E. Quincy Ave.
City Council Meeting
Monday, Sept. 23, 7:30 p.m.
Aurora Municipal Center, 15151 E. Alameda Parkway,
Streamed live at AuroraTV.org
Saturday, Sept. 21, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
It's illegal to dispose of your electronics in the
landfill, so bring your electronics to this event and let Techno
Rescue take care of the rest. The cost is only $5 per vehicle
(additional fees apply for most televisions and monitors). Visit
the website for a complete list of items accepted, and
information on fees.
Tallyn's Reach Library, 23911 E. Arapahoe Road
Centennial House Open Day
Saturday, Sept. 21, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Come visit this Queen Victorian style house. Built
in 1891, this home is the older of the remaining houses built as
part of the town of Fletcher when was established the same year.
Centennial House, 1671 Galena St.
Local Harvest Festival
Saturday, Sept. 21, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Celebrate Sustainable Communities Day with this new
event featuring yoga at 10 a.m. ($10 donation suggested),
followed by a free cooking and composting class at 11 a.m.
Vendors will be open starting at 11 a.m., and food trucks and a
cash bar will be available on site. Email Lkoiv@auroragov.org to
register for the classes.
The People's Building, 9995 E. Colfax Ave.
Punkin Chunkin Colorado
Saturday, Sept. 21, 10 a.m. to 5 pm.; Sunday, Sept.
22, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Celebrates all things fall while 20 teams of
“chunkers” compete for the farthest pumpkin launch over a two-day
competition. This unique fall festival is sure to entertain all
ages. Included is a pumpkin patch, pony rides, fall crafts, a
corvette car show, Carve War's chainsaw carving competition, food
vendors, a beer garden and more fun. Admission is $5.
Arapahoe Park Racetrack, 26000 E. Quincy Ave.
Concert at the Library: Bill Kemp
Friday, Sept. 27, 7 p.m.
Enjoy the country-folk-blues stylings of
multi-instrumentalist Billy Kemp as he brings his original music,
songs and stories to Aurora Central Library for the first time.
While known best for his guitar, Kemp plays five instruments and
has performed on stages across the country, including the Grand
Ole Opry. Light refreshments provided. Free but registration is
Aurora Central Library, 14949 E. Alameda Parkway
Click here to register
Coffee for a Cause in Support of Aurora Sister
Friday, Sept. 27, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Logan House Coffee supports local nonprofits by
giving back 10% of coffee sales one day a month. On Sept. 27,
Aurora Sister Cities International will be their Coffee for a
Cause recipient - so come out to support Aurora Sister Cities
while drinking some fabulous coffee.
Logan House Coffee, 2501 Dallas St. #112 or 950
Aurora Sister Cities
Antique Appraisal Fair
Saturday, Sept. 28, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Have fun while having your antiques and collectibles
evaluated by fabulous and friendly local appraisers. Sign up
online, and appraisal fees help support the Aurora Museum
Aurora Central Library, 14949 E. Alameda Parkway
Register at Sign Up
Museo de las Americas Exhibit
Through Sept. 30 (open during Aurora Municipal
Center business hours)
Enjoy Museo de las Americas’ traveling exhibition
“People/Gente Museo Sin Fronteras-Museum Without Borders,”
featuring a portion of Museo’s 3,400-piece collection on ancient
and contemporary Latin American art, textiles, ceramics and
Aurora Municipal Center Mezzanine Gallery, Second
Floor, 15151 E. Alameda Parkway