Town elections are held in November of even numbered years and are coordinated and administered by Douglas County. The Town Clerk is the designated election official for the Town of Castle Rock.
Nov. 8, 2016 is election day
At the next general election on Nov. 8, 2016, four Council districts will be up for election: Districts 1, 2, 4 and 6.
District 1 represents parts of The Meadows District 2 represents the Woodlands, Metzler Ranch, Diamond Ridge and Sapphire Pointe areas District 4 represents the Downtown core area, the Craig and Gould neighborhood and Castle North and Red Hawk District 6 includes Crystal Valley Ranch, Plum Creek, The Lanterns and Heckendorf Ranch areas
No write-in vote for any Town Council district candidate shall be counted unless the candidate has filed an affidavit of intent to run as a write-in candidate with the Town Clerk and meets the qualifications as provided by the Town Charter.
Write-in candidates were required to file an affidavit of intent by Oct. 7, 2016.
In the 2016 November Council Election, there is only one write in candidate for District 2. The write-in candidate is James Townsend, however, his name will not appear on the ballot.
Town Council consists of seven Councilmembers, each of whom are elected from the district in which he or she resides and they must meet qualification requirements as set forth in the Municipal Code.
At the organizational meeting of Council in December following the election, one of its members is elected as Mayor by a majority vote. Then, one member is elected as Mayor Pro Tem, also by a majority vote. The Mayor and Mayor Pro Tem are elected by Town Council every two years.
Councilmembers are elected to serve four-year terms.