(COLORADO SPRINGS) — The City of Colorado Springs said the results of the April 4 General Municipal Election have been certified, and because no mayoral candidate received more than 50% of the vote, the City Charter requires a run-off election between the top two candidates on Tuesday, May 16.
FOX21 News will host a Primetime Forum on Thursday, May 11 from 9 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., ahead of the Mayoral Run-off Election, between Wayne Williams and Yemi Mobolade. Evening Anchors, Scott Kilbury and Taylor Bishop will be the hosts.
The City Clerk drew names for ballot positions. Wayne Williams will appear first on the ballot and Yemi Mobolade will appear second.
Ballots will be mailed on Monday, April 24, and must be returned by May 16 at 7 p.m.
KEY DATES: Mayoral Run-off Election
- April 24: Ballots are mailed
- May 9: Final day to mail your ballot
- May 16: Election day (ballots must be returned by 7 p.m.)
- May 24: Deadline for return of military/overseas ballots and signature cures
- May 26: Last day to certify election results
- June 6: New mayor takes oath of office
Ballots can be mailed to the City Clerk’s Office but must be received by the 7 p.m. deadline. There are numerous 24/7 ballot drop-off locations around Colorado Springs.
For a list of ballot drop-off locations, click here.
“Beginning April 24, residents with disabilities may cast their votes with the assistance of special equipment at the Colorado Springs City Clerk’s office, 30 South Nevada Avenue, Suite 101, Monday through Friday between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.,” wrote the City.
More information about the candidates and run-off election deadlines can be found on the City’s website linked above.