Denver mayoral election, 2011

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Denver mayoral election, 2011
Colorado
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June 7, 2011
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  Denver Mayor Michael Hancock - 2012-08-15 (portrait crop).jpg Chris Romer.jpg
Nominee Michael Hancock Chris Romer
Party Democratic Democratic
Popular vote 70,780 51,082
Percentage 58% 42%

Mayor before election

Guillermo "Bill" Vidal
Democratic

Elected Mayor

Michael Hancock.
Democratic

The 2011 Denver mayoral election took place on May 3, 2011 to elect the Mayor of Denver. It led to a run-off election on June 7, 2011, which was won by Michael Hancock.[1]

On January 12, 2011, Guillermo "Bill" Vidal was sworn in as Mayor of Denver, Colorado after John Hickenlooper resigned to be sworn in as the 42nd Governor of Colorado.[2] Vidal was not a candidate in the election. Vidal served as mayor until July 2011.[3] The preliminary election was held on May 3, 2011 and the general election was on June 7, 2011 between Senator Chris Romer and City Councilman Michael B. Hancock.[4]

Candidates[edit]

The major candidates were:[5][6]

Polling[edit]

Poll source Date(s)
administered
Sample
size
Margin of
error
Michael
Hancock (D)
Chris
Romer (D)
Other Undecided
Survey USA May 23–27, 2011 548 ± 4.3% 49% 39% 11%

Results[edit]

Candidates Primary Election[7] General Election
Votes % Votes %
Michael B. Hancock 30,811 27.18 70,780 58
Chris Romer 32,170 28.38 51,082 42
James Mejia 29,170 25.73
Doug Linkhart 10,714 9.45
Theresa Spahn 3,373 2.98
Carol Boigon 2,357 2.08
Thomas Andrew Wolf 2,139 1.89
Danny F. Lopez 1,036 0.91
Jeff Peckman 796 0.7
Ken Simpson 526 0.46
Write-In 275 0.24
Total 113,367 100 121,862 100

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