Boulder Voter Guide 2021
Want to know how to vote in the 2021 Boulder election? Use the Boulder voter guides below to help you make your decisions before you drop off your ballot.
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Local Ballot Measures
City of Boulder Ballot Question 300
"Shall the City of Boulder expand access to housing by allowing all housing units to be occupied by a number of people equal to the number of legal bedrooms, plus one additional person per home, provided that relevant health and safety codes are met?"
VOTE — Yes / For
More Information About Boulder Ballot Question 300 (Bedrooms Are For People)
2021 Boulder Voter Guides + Election Info
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Boulder Election Endorsements from Local Organizations + Community Leaders
Why Bedrooms Are For People
Support from City Council Members
Three of Four City Council Members Serving Though 2023 — Aaron Brockett, Junie Joseph, & Rachel Friend
Four City Council Candidates — Dan Williams, Lauren Folkerts, Matt Benjamin, & Nicole Speer
"Boulder's restrictive occupancy limits cause harm to many people in our community. Bedrooms Are For People brings greatly needed change to our city's housing laws.
As several city councils have chosen not to address this issue, we fully support this measure and will work to ensure that the whole community benefits from its passage."
— Aaron Brockett, Rachel Friend, Dan Williams, Lauren Folkerts, Matt Benjamin, & Nicole Speer