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Posted on: October 12, 2012

[ARCHIVED] Don't Forget to Vote in the Upcoming Election

A regular Town Council election will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012 to elect three Councilmembers and a Mayor to four-year terms. The candidates for the 2012 election, in order of placement on the ballot, are:

Mayoral Candidates:
Lisa Coe
Mike Waid
Adele Laurent

Council Candidates:
Debbie Lewis
William W. Wright
Ron Fraker, Jr.
John Diak
Mark Lane
Robert Kron
Joshua Rivero
Bob Roberts

Want to know more about the candidates?
The Parker Library, 10851 S. Crossroads Drive, will be hosting the Parker Mayoral Debate on Oct. 16 at 6 p.m. The Council candidates will be available for a meet and greet with the public at 6 p.m. and the three Mayoral candidates will debate Town and local issues at 7 p.m. This event is free, but pre-registration is appreciated. Please RSVP to 303.791.7323.

The Parker Chamber of Commerce will be hosting a Candidate Forum on Tuesday, Oct. 23 at the Parker Arts, Culture and Events (PACE) Center, 20000 Pikes Peak Ave. Networking begins at 5:30 p.m. and the Forum, which will focus on the upcoming election for the Parker Mayor and Town Council, Douglas County Commissioners and RTD District G, will begin at 6:30 p.m.

Election Signs
During the election season, Parker residents may want to show their support for local candidates and issues with election signage. The Town’s Municipal Code defines an election sign as one concerning candidacy for public office or urging action on any ballot issue in an election that will be posted for a temporary amount of time. Signs can be put up 60 days prior to the election and must be removed within five days following the election date.

In residential areas, the total number of signs per lot can’t exceed the total number of candidates and issues that appear on the election ballot. Temporary election signs are allowed without a permit; however, the property owner must give permission to display the signs. Signs in residential areas may not exceed six square feet of sign area, must be less than eight feet in height and must be 10 feet from the street. For more information on election signage, please call 303.841.2332.

For more information on the 2012 election, please visit us online at or call 303.805.3198.

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