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.
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. Vidal was not a candidate in the election. Vidal served as mayor until July 2011. 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.