Yes on City of Boulder Ballot Issue 2E

YES on CITY OF BOULDER BALLOT ISSUE 2E: Direct Election of Mayor

Summary: Presently, elected members of Boulder City Council elect the mayor and mayor pro tem of Boulder. City of Boulder Ballot Issue 2E amends the Boulder City Charter to provide for the direct election of the mayor by ranked choice (instant runoff) voting.

Rationale: From BCDP Chair, Raffi Mercuri — “In a time when democracy itself is under attack at the highest levels of government, City of Boulder Ballot Issue 2E seeks to expand opportunities to participate in direct democracy and introduce a more modern, representative way to vote.” 

The BCDP Executive Committee voted yes in support of this measure.