Scot Kersgaard for County Assesor 2018-10-24T00:25:40+00:00


Who Am I?
Why Me?
What is an Assessor?

Hi. I’m Scot Kersgaard and I want to be your County Assessor.

  • Fair and accurate assessments
  • Transparency
  • Commitment to the best technology
  • Frequent community meetings
  • An email newsletter
  • Annual report to the community
  • Consistent communication with constituents

When I am Jefferson County Assessor,
properties will be valued fairly and accurately.

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“I’m supporting Scot for County Assessor because his commitment to public service, transparency, communication, and accountability will make him a great assessor for Jefferson County.”

~ Ed Perlmutter

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Who Am I?

  • Jeffco resident and real estate agent since 2004
  • Colorado resident since 1987
  • Consultant to many government agencies and Fortune 500 companies
  • Former co-owner of a profitable newspaper and television station
  • Married to attorney Lois Witte since 1991
  • Parent of two grown children
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Why Me?

  • Long-time real estate agent
  • Manager of public relations for Fortune 400 high-tech firm
  • Deputy press secretary to a U.S. Senator
  • Former co-owner of a newspaper and television station
  • Consultant to many government agencies and large businesses
  • Commitment to transparency
  • Fair and accurate assessments
  • Customer-centric
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I am committed to 100% transparency so that county residents can easily learn exactly how assessed values are determined, and exactly where all their tax dollars go.

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My Vision

Thoughts from Scot

Can the County Assessor Lower Your Taxes?

When I introduce myself to people as a candidate for Jefferson County Assessor, I can count on the same question from almost everyone: What does the assessor do? One thing the assessor doesn’t do is set your taxes. The assessor cannot raise or lower anyone’s taxes. Taxes are set by the taxing entities themselves—the government agencies that provide services in exchange for tax dollars. In Jefferson County there are more than 200 taxing entities. Most people only pay taxes to a half dozen or so: Jefferson County itself, the school district, the city the property is in (if it is in a city), the library [...]