Littleton City Clerk Wendy Heffner has certified the petitions submitted by candidates for the November 5, 2019 Littleton City Council Election. The candidates are:
Kathleen Eckel, Jane Ozga, and Jerry Valdes
Iftin Abshir, Kelly Milliman
Pam Grove, Scott Melin, Jessica Mendes Ford, Kyle Schlachter, and Bill Schwanitz
District IV Council Member Debbie Brinkman and At Large Council Member Peggy Cole are term limited and cannot run for re-election.
In the district races, the winners will serve four-year terms. In the at-large race, the person receiving the highest number of votes will serve a four-year term and the person receiving the second highest number of votes will serve a two-year term.
Counties will mail ballots to all registered electors starting on October 14 and the 24-hour ballot drop-off locations will open the same day. October 29 is the last day a voter can request a ballot be sent by mail.
A reception will be held at 6 p.m. Tuesday, November 19 to welcome the new council members and recognize those who served. The new council members will be sworn in at 6:30 p.m. by Presiding Judge Ethan Feldman who will administer the oath of office. The new council will then elect the mayor and mayor pro tem to serve for the next two years.
More information about the election can be found by visiting the websites of the counties: Arapahoe Votes website, Douglas Votes website, and Jefferson County election website; or by calling the Littleton City Clerk’s Office at 303-795-3753.