2017 ​Candidate Guidelines and Forms

A source of general information about the basic requirements of candidacy for individuals interested in being elected to the office of Mayor or City Council in the City of Thornton.

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2017 Candidate Briefing Handouts

2017 Candidate Briefing Packet

2017 Candidate Briefing Presentation 

2017 Candidate Guidelines Contents

The City Council



Campaign Regulations

Campaign Reporting Requirements

Important Campaign Dates

Important Telephone Numbers

City Charter

Chapter 2, Thornton City Code

Fair Campaign Practices Act

Article XXVIII Campaign and Political Finance


Candidate Affidavit PDF Sample
Candidate Committee Registration PDF Sample
Candidate Committee Registration Amendment PDF Sample
​Nomination Petition Instructions PDF
​Nomination Petitions PDFSample
Report of Contributions and Expenditures Excel Sample
Statement of Non-Receipt PDF Sample
Statement of Personal Expenditure PDF Sample