Do you know how many political officials we elect in Weld County? Citizens in Weld County are responsible for a total of 14 elected positions in Weld County government (5 County Commissioners, 5 County Councilmembers, the Weld County Sheriff, the Weld County Assessor, the Weld County Clerk and Recorder and the Weld County District Attorney). Additionally, Weld County citizens are responsible for 7 seats in state government (3 State Senators and 4 State House Representatives in the Colorado General Assembly—Colorado's state-level version of the United States Congress). Add to this 1 more official in the U.S. House of Representatives that Weld County citizens vote on. That's 22 political representatives elected through Weld County elections! (As an interesting note, out of the 17 positions that are partisan, 16 are currently filled by Republican representatives and 1 by a Democratic representative.)

Weld County's Elected Officials

EACH REGISTERED VOTER IN WELD COUNTY has the power to influence who holds the following positions at the COUNTY level: 3 Weld County Commissioner seats, 3 Weld County County Council seats, the Weld County Sheriff, the Weld County Assessor, the Weld County Clerk and Recorder and the Weld County District Attorney. 

Weld County's State Representatives

EACH REGISTERED VOTER IN WELD COUNTY has the power to influence who holds the following positions at the STATE level: 1 Colorado State Senator and 1 Colorado State House Representative. 

Weld County's National Representative

EACH REGISTERED VOTER IN WELD COUNTY has the power to influence who holds the following positions at the NATIONAL level: 1 U.S. House Representative. Colorado puts 7 U.S. House Representatives in Congress all together.