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Posted on: August 29, 2019

Lafayette announces list of fourteen City Council candidates

CANDIDATE FORUMS Sept 19 and Oct 10 at the library at 6:30pm

The City Clerk has certified 14 petitions for candidates running for five open positions on the Lafayette City Council.  The following list of qualified candidates will appear on the November 5, 2019, ballot. One additional prospective candidate is currently in the process of curing their petition packet and has until September 3 to reach the required threshold of signatures. 


Timothy Barnes

Anne Borrell

Tonya Briggs

Doug Conarroe

Marty Feffer

JD Mangat

Thomas Horn (candidate has withdrawn)

Katherine Huth

Andrew J. O’Connor

Nicole Samson

Clifton Smedley

Patricia Townsend

Jenna Tullberg

Stephanie Walton

Brian Wong


Candidate Forums

Two Candidate Forums are scheduled to introduce Lafayette residents to City Council candidates, help them better understand the candidates’ platforms, and assist voters to make more informed decisions.  Both forums will be broadcast live on Comcast Channel 8, and rebroadcast several times prior to the November 4 election. The live and recorded broadcast will also be available online via the City's on-demand Streaming Video webpage www.cityoflafayette.com/StreamingVideo .


Thursday, September 19, 2019

Moderated by Lafayette Youth Advisory Committee

6:30 – 8:30pm

Lafayette Library / 775 W. Baseline Rd.


Thursday, October 10, 2019

Moderated by Boulder County League of Women Voters

6:30 – 8:30pm

Lafayette Library / 775 W. Baseline Rd.


The Lafayette Youth Advisory Committee (LYAC) will host the first City Council Candidate Forum on September 19.  Community members are encouraged to attend the forum.  Candidate questions may be submitted to marty.walsh@cityoflafayette.com by Monday, September 16 for consideration.


The October 10 forum will be moderated by the Boulder County League of Women Voters (LWV).  The LWV is a nonpartisan political organization encouraging informed and active participation in government, and influences public policy through education and advocacy. Candidate questions may be submitted for consideration either by emailing league@lwvbc.org prior to the forum, or by submitting a question in person at the event. 


An information table with candidate materials will be available at the Lafayette Public Library through November 5.  The library is located at 775 W. Baseline Rd.

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