Eight cities across the state, including Grand Junction and Colorado Springs hold elections today. Voters will be picking new mayors and deciding on a variety of ballot measures.
Fort Collins and Colorado Springs are both holding mayoral elections. Candidates in Colorado Springs’ seven-way race include a former mayor, a county councilwoman, and a former state Attorney General.
Grand Junction voters are deciding on a bond measure to cover construction of a beltway project. The city is also asking voters to give it the power to enter a partnership to provide broadband internet service to residents. Seven other cities have passed similar measures in recent years.
Fort Collins and Georgetown both have tax measures on the ballot to pay for road repairs.
Tuesday is the start of a string of municipal elections around the state. On May 5, Denver residents will vote for city council members in newly redrawn districts.