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Rep. Ken Buck Challenger Karen McCormick Launches Weeklong Southeast Colorado Tour

Rep. Ken Buck Challenger Karen McCormick Launches Weeklong Southeast Colorado Tour

    Karen McCormick will tour southeastern Colorado in her bid to oust Rep. Ken Buck, beginning in Trinidad September 3, making stops in Las Animas, Bent, Baca, Prowers, Cheyenne, Kiowa, and Otero Counties through September 8. McCormick will visit local farms, Southeast Colorado Hospital, and Otero County Public Schools; meet with elected officials and […]

Prowers County Democrats Begin Neighborhood Campaign

Prowers County Democrats Begin Neighborhood Campaign

  This Sunday! A day of action for Prowers County Dems Please join us on Sunday, August 25th, as we support our candidates and hand out campaign literature for Jared Polis, Karen McCormick, Jena Griswold, and Paul Weisman. We will meet at Lamar High School at 2:00 Sunday afternoon. From there, we will divide up […]

Finance Ballot Questions Lining Up for State November Elections

Finance Ballot Questions Lining Up for State November Elections

  Measure that would authorize bonds for transportation projects makes the ballot DENVER, Aug. 22, 2018 — Colorado Secretary of State Wayne Williams announced today that a proposed measure that authorizes bonds for transportation projects has made the ballot. Backers of the “Fix Our Damn Roads” proposal submitted their petition signatures on Aug. 6. A […]

Granada Begins Search for New Trustee, Continues to Repair Hail Damage

Granada Begins Search for New Trustee, Continues to Repair Hail Damage

    Deb Choat offered a series of statements addressed to her fellow Granada Trustees before she tendered her verbal resignation from the board during the Trustee’s monthly meeting, Wednesday, August 8th.  Mayor Glenn Otto said that as Granada has no wards or districts, any qualified resident may submit a letter of intent to the […]

Unofficial Prowers County Primary Results,  Wittman  Wins Treasurer Seat

Unofficial Prowers County Primary Results, Wittman Wins Treasurer Seat

      The June 26th primary for Prowers County and the state featured a new element in that unaffiliated voters were able to cast their votes for the Republican or Democratic candidates, one or the other but not both.  Proposition 108, passed in the last election, allowed unaffiliated electors to vote in the primary […]

Skateboarders Are Enjoying Wheels Park

Skateboarders Are Enjoying Wheels Park

    Ms Ashley Mayjoy, RN, BSN is involved in a capstone project researching a community health policy which could benefit Lamar as the city has opened the long-awaited Wheels/Skateboard Park and the proposed Lamar Loop. Her research involves the question of personal safety for residents who will use the facilities, specifically for safety headgear […]

Election Reminder for Unaffiliated Voters

Election Reminder for Unaffiliated Voters

  UNAFFILIATED VOTERS: Recent changes in Colorado law now allow unaffiliated voters to vote in a primary election.   Here is how it works: You will receive two ballots in your packet, one Democratic ballot and one Republican ballot. Choose ONLY ONE of these ballots and fill it out. Discard the ballot you  don’t use. […]

Stapleton Campaign Swing Through the Southeast

Stapleton Campaign Swing Through the Southeast

  Colorado Treasurer, Walker Stapleton, visited with local constituents and local GOP representatives during a stop at Brew Unto Others in Lamar, Wednesday, June 13th. Stapleton, the current state treasurer for over seven years, is the leading Republican candidate for governor heading into the June 26th state primary.  He discussed some of the citizens’ concerns […]

Primary Ballot Issues for Prowers County as of June 1, 2018

Primary Ballot Issues for Prowers County as of June 1, 2018

Media Information Jana Coen Prowers Clerk and Recorder   Election News: Ballots will be sent out to all active registered electors the week of June 4-8, 2018 for the 2018 Primary Election.   What will be on the June 26, 2018 Primary Mail Ballot? Federal:  Candidates for Representative of the 116th United States Congress District […]

Key Dates for 2018 Elections

Key Dates for 2018 Elections

  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 […]

Ballots Issued June 4, But Remember, Only Vote One Ballot

Ballots Issued June 4, But Remember, Only Vote One Ballot

  DENVER, May 21, 2018 — Ballots for the June 26 primary election will be mailed in two weeks as Coloradans choose their nominees in several key open races, including governor, attorney general and state treasurer. Voters also will select their nominees for Congress, the Colorado General Assembly and other races; the list is on […]

2018 Primary Election Ballots in the Mail June 4-8 for Prowers County

2018 Primary Election Ballots in the Mail June 4-8 for Prowers County

  Election News: Ballots will be sent out to all active registered electors the week of June 4-8, 2018 for the 2018 Primary Election. What will be on the Democratic & Republican Ballots for 2018 June Primary Election? State of Colorado: Candidates for Representative to the 116 United States Congress District 4, Governor, Secretary of […]

Statement from the Lamar Education Association RE: the Colorado Teacher Walkout

Statement from the Lamar Education Association RE: the Colorado Teacher Walkout

    LAMAR, CO, April 15, 2018 On Monday, April 16, hundreds of teachers across Colorado will leave their classrooms to march at the State Capitol for education reform. While the Lamar Education Association (LEA) supports these teachers, LEA will not be joining their colleagues in Denver. LEA members will be wearing red shirts to […]

Election Information: for Unaffiliated Voters

Election Information: for Unaffiliated Voters

      If you want to change your political party affiliation or withdraw from your party the last day to make those changes is May 29, 2018 providing you want to vote in a different party’s primary election. After said date whatever party you are affiliated with is the ballot you will get in […]

Granada, Holly, Wiley Hold Municipal Elections

Granada, Holly, Wiley Hold Municipal Elections

        Voters in three communities in Prowers County voted for their representatives this past Tuesday, April 3rd and one mill levy issue. Holly voters went in favor of incumbent Tony Garcia as mayor with 80 votes.  He had been opposed by Derrell Bailey who had 34 votes.  There were five candidates for […]