Friday last day for early Vail voting
Ryan Summerlin October 31, 2013
VAIL — Early voting for next Tuesday’s town of Vail regular municipal election ends at 5 p.m. Friday. Voters have been casting ballots in person at the Vail Municipal Building, 75 S. Frontage Road, since early voting began on Oct. 24. Hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The Nov. 5 election is an at-the-polls format with all voting taking place at the Vail Municipal Building from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Voters who receive a mail-in/early voter ballot for the election must return the completed ballot by 7 p.m. Nov. 5 to participate. The deadline to request a mail-in ballot is 5 p.m. Friday.
This year’s election will seat four of seven Vail town council members. There are seven candidates and are listed on the ballot as follows: Dale Bugby, Sounia Nejad Chaney, Dave “Bone” Chapin, Jenn Bruno, Meighen Lovelace, Greg Moffet and Susie Tjossem.
Town of Vail elections are non-partisan. In accordance with the town’s charter, voters may select up to four candidates. The three candidates receiving the highest number of votes will serve four-year terms, while the fourth highest vote-getter will serve a two-year term. The mayor and mayor-pro tem will be elected from among the council members during an organizational meeting following the election and each will serve a two-year term.
In addition to the Town of Vail regular municipal election, Eagle County has mailed a separate ballot for the Eagle County, state and special district elections. For information on the county election, contact the Eagle County Clerk and Recorder’s Office at 328-8715. For questions about the Vail election, contact the Town Clerk’s Office at 479-2460.