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Key Dates for 2018 Elections

Prowers County Courthouse

 

Election News:

Is your registration up to date? Is your address correct or did you add a PO Box, had a name change, want to change your party affiliation? If you are not sure about your registration information, contact our office 719-336-8011 or election@prowerscounty.net for assistance. Make your corrections today to ensure you are able to vote for all of the candidates and issues in your area. Verify your voter registration information, register to vote, or update your address by visiting www.govotecolorado.com .

 

UNAFFILIATED VOTERS: An unaffiliated voter may cast a ballot for any one political party. If an unaffiliated voter returns a ballot for more than one major political party, the ballot will be rejected and none of the votes will be counted.

You may choose which party’s ballot you want to get in the mail for the next primary election by selecting a party preference at govotecolorado.com or on any paper voter registration form. If you would rather receive a packet containing the ballots of all participating major parties, you can take no action or select this option when first registering to vote. You can also appear in person at any Voter Service and Polling Center in your county and choose the party’s ballot you want to vote.

If you have moved you may be inactive. Inactive voters will not have a ballot automatically mailed to them for the June 26, 2018 Primary Election. Ballots are not forwardable to your new residence either. The Post Office will send the ballot back to our office as undeliverable. The address would need to be corrected by the voter and then at that time a new ballot can be issued. A little planning upfront would help so that you may receive your ballot in a timely manner.

2018 Election Dates: Colorado is an All Mail Ballot Delivery State. Voters will receive their Official Ballot in the mail for ALL Elections.

May 29, 2018, Tuesday: Last day for voters who are affiliated with a political party to change or withdraw their affiliation if they wish to vote in a different party’s primary election.

June 4 – June 8, 2018: Ballots for the Primary Election will be mailed to voters this week.

Saturday, June 23, 2018: Prowers County Clerk & Recorder’s Office will be open 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. for return of mail-in ballots; issue replacement ballots; register to vote; update address; update name; cast a ballot or vote a provisional ballot.

Primary Election Day: Tuesday, June 26, 2018 all ballots must be received by 7:00 p.m. Post mark dates do not count as received.

General Election: Tuesday, November 6, 2018 ballots will be mailed to all active voters registered in Prowers County.

**Prowers County Motor Vehicle’s will be doing training July 16-18, 2018 and our Office will be closed to the public in order for staff to attend training in Pueblo, CO. We will also be close August 1-3 for Motor Vehicle System Conversion. We thank you for your patience with us during these training days.

The Election Department can be reached at 719-336-8011 for voter and election questions. You can also reach our office by email at election@prowerscounty.net or jcoen@prowerscounty.net . Like us on Facebook at Prowers County Clerk & Recorder.

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