Election Commission

Commission Overview

The purpose of the Election Commission is to conduct municipal elections in accordance with the Colorado Municipal Election Law, the Charter, and the City Code to elect City Council Members for four-year terms on the Council. The Election Commission can submit ballot questions to the electorate from residents and also has the power to adopt reasonable rules and regulations not in conflict with the Constitution of the State of Colorado and ordinances of the city, and establish precincts and appoint election judges and clerks for each precinct. If you have a question or a comment for this commission, please fill out this form.

At a Glance

Established byCity Charter, page 15
Number on BoardThree
Length of TermTwo years
City Council LiaisonNone
Staff LiaisonAmy Phillips, City Clerk
Regular Meeting TimeAs needed
Regular Meeting LocationCity Hall

Special Requirements

Qualified electors of the City of Durango shall not be officers or employees of the City of Durango or candidates for elective office.

Current Members

NameAppointedTerm Expires
Susan AbelnFeb. 2019Jan. 2022
Bernadette M. DavidJune 2021May 2022
Amy Phillips, Staff Liaison, Chair