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Lamar Chamber of Commerce Seeking New Board Members

Lamar Chamber of Commerce Seeking New Board Members

LAMAR, COLORADO – The Lamar Chamber of Commerce is seeking business and community professionals, interested and willing to dedicate their time, energy, and expertise, to serve on the Lamar Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors. Candidates must be willing to serve a three year term, beginning January 1, 2017. The Chamber Board of Directors annually […]

Election News for Voters

Election News for Voters

    ELECTION INFORMATION: Ballots for the November 8, 2016 Presidential General Election will be mailed this week October 17 – October 21, 2016.  The Presidential General Election will be conducted as an all Mail Ballot Election. The ballot you receive in the mail is your official ballot. You need to vote and return your […]

Specht Selected as Interim Attorney for Prowers County

Specht Selected as Interim Attorney for Prowers County

John Lefferdink is retiring from his position as attorney for Prowers County and local attorney Darla Scranton Specht will serve as the county’s interim attorney pending steps to appoint a new, full-time legal representative. Commissioner Wendy Buxton-Andrade said a permanent attorney will need to be appointed by at least January and Commission Chairman Ron Cook […]

Live Candidate Forum at Cow Palace Inn, Oct 20th

Live Candidate Forum at Cow Palace Inn, Oct 20th

Colorado Farm Bureau and ACT for AMERICA are combining efforts to host a candidate’s forum for southeast Colorado candidates in the November General Election. KVAY radio will broadcast the event from the Rodeway Cow Palace Inn on Thursday, October 20th. A candidates meet & greet will be held at 4:30pm and the forum will follow […]

Granada Residents Deliberate November Electricity Vote

Granada Residents Deliberate November Electricity Vote

The issue to sell Granada’s electricity distribution assets to SECPA, Southeast Colorado Power Association, will appear on the November 8th General Election ballot.  A similar vote was defeated in a town wide election in April of 2014 by a vote of 53 to 30.  The sale price two years ago was $475,000 and has increased […]

Candidates and Issues on November General Election Ballot

Candidates and Issues on November General Election Ballot

  What will be on the November 8, 2016 Presidential General Mail Ballot? Presidential Candidates United States Senator Candidates Representative to the 115th United States Congress- District 4 Candidates Regent to the University of Colorado-At Large Candidates Regent of the University of Colorado-Congressional District 4 Candidates State Senator-District 35 Candidates State Representative-District 64 District Attorney-15th […]

Election News:  Countdown to November General Election

Election News: Countdown to November General Election

ELECTION NEWS UPDATE: November 8, 2016 Presidential General Election will be an all-mail ballot delivery.   Ballots will be mailed to all actively registered electors the week of October 17, 2016. How do I return my ballot: After receiving your ballot in the mail you may vote and returned the ballot in the return envelope, with […]

Concerns Over Voter Phone Call Scam

Concerns Over Voter Phone Call Scam

Secretary Williams: Be careful about calls requesting voter information DENVER, Sept. 9, 2016 – State and county election officials have received numerous complaints this week from Colorado voters who are concerned about phone calls that appear to be an effort to obtain their personal and sensitive information. During the automated calls, voters are advised their […]

SEN. LARRY CROWDER Endorsed by Secure PERA

SEN. LARRY CROWDER Endorsed by Secure PERA

ALAMOSA (Sept. 2, 2016) — Sen. Larry Crowder (R-Alamosa) has been endorsed by Secure PERA, a coalition dedicated to protecting the retirement benefits of 500,000 Colorado retirees. Sen. Crowder is running for reelection in the 35th District. Secure PERA sent all candidates a questionnaire to determine which candidates would support the PERA system for retired […]

More Access to Primary Balloting to be Determined in November Election

More Access to Primary Balloting to be Determined in November Election

  Measures to Restore Presidential Primary and Change Primary Elections Make November Ballot DENVER, Aug. 24, 2016 — Colorado Secretary of State Wayne Williams announced today that two separate ballot measures, one restoring a presidential primary and the other making it easier for unaffiliated voters to participate in primary elections, will be on the November […]

"State Minimum Wage" Makes Colorado Ballot

“State Minimum Wage” Makes Colorado Ballot

DENVER, Aug. 11, 2016 — Colorado Secretary of State Wayne Williams announced today that the proposed ballot measure “State Minimum Wage” will be on the ballot this November. The proposed constitutional amendment would boost Colorado’s minimum wage to $12 an hour by 2020. Backers of No. 101 submitted their petitions to the Secretary of State’s […]

Granada Trustees Plan GMS Water Study Discussion, Plan for SECPA Sale on Ballot

Granada Trustees Plan GMS Water Study Discussion, Plan for SECPA Sale on Ballot

The Granada Trustees set August 24th to continue discussion on their plans to refurbish most of the water lines that run through the community and to secure state and federal grants to fund the comprehensive project. An overview was presented to the Trustees on June 15th by Thomas McClernan and David Frisch, consulting engineers from […]

Timeline to November General Election

Timeline to November General Election

  GENERAL ELECTION TIMELINE: July 14, 2016, Thursday: Last day to file an unaffiliated candidate nomination petition.  (No later than 3:00 p.m. on the 117th day before the General Election) July 21, 2016, Thursday: Last day for a write-in candidate to file an Affidavit of Intent for the General Election. (By the close of business […]

Unofficial Primary Election Results for June 28th

Unofficial Primary Election Results for June 28th

These are the unofficial voting numbers for Prowers County and a partial listing of the statewide contests for elected seats of interest.  The Prowers County voter turnout was 42.68% from 1,754 votes cast out of a total voting population of 4,110. For Prowers County Commissioner, Wendy Buxton Andrade ran unopposed for District 3 on the […]

Countdown to June 28 Primary

Countdown to June 28 Primary

ELECTION NEWS: One week until the June 28, 2016 Primary Election. Have you returned your ballot to the Prowers County Clerk’s office?  We appreciate receiving voted ballots early so our election judges can start processing.  The earlier ballots are returned, the earlier election night results can be released. We highly recommend that you: Drop your […]