Timeline to November General Election




  • 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 on the 110th day before the General Election)
  • July 29, 2016, Friday: Last day for a political subdivision to notify the county clerk in writing that it has taken formal action to participate in the General Election.  (100 days before the General Election)
  • October 17, 2016, Monday: First day ballots for the General Election can be mailed out.
  • October 17, 2016 Monday: Last day to submit an application to register to vote through a voter registration drive. (No later than 22 days before the election)
  • October 21, 2016 Friday- Last day to send mail ballots to voters for the General Election, except for UOCOVA voters. (No later than 18 days before the General Election)
  • October 31, 2016, Monday: Last day to submit a voter registration application and still receive a ballot in the mail. (No later than eight days before the election)
  • November 1, 2016, Tuesday: Last day to file an absentee ballot application to receive the absentee ballot by mail if you are absent from your home address.
  • November 8, 2016, Tuesday: GENERAL ELECTION (OPEN) 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Ballots can be dropped off or mailed to the Prowers County Courthouse 301 S. Main St., Ste. 210, Lamar, CO 81052.

The Election Department can be reached at 719-336-8011 for voter and election questions. You can also reach our office by email for election questions at election@prowerscounty.net.

Election Information
Jana Coen
Prowers County Clerk and Recorder

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