Election News: Countdown to November General Election



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 secrecy sleeve provided, to:

  1. Drop your ballot off at the Prowers County Clerk’s Office at 301 S. Main St., Ste. 210, Lamar, CO 81052, located on the Second floor of the Courthouse or,
  2. Place adequate postage on your ballot return envelope and mail it back.

Remember to allow enough time for mail delivery of your voted ballot. All ballots must be returned to the Clerk’s Office by Election Day, November 8, 2016 by 7:00 p.m. in order to be counted, whether by hand delivery or mail delivery,  post mark dates do not count  or,

  1. Drop your ballot in the blue ballot box sitting on the table in the lobby of the north entrance of the Courthouse right at the security check-in point.


  • October 17 – 21, 2016: Ballots will be mailed to all Active eligible electors.
  • 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 31, 2016, Monday: Last day to submit an application to register to vote through the mail, a voter registration agency, a local driver’s license examination facility, or online to receive a ballot in the mail for the General Election.  (through the 8th day prior to 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.
  • October 31, 2016, Monday – November 8, 2016, Tuesday: Voters can register to vote, obtain a replacement ballot or drop off their mail-in ballots in person at the Prowers County Clerk’s Office 301 S. Main St., Ste.210, Lamar, CO 81052
  • Prowers County Clerk & Recorder’s Office Election Department will be open on Saturday, October 29, 2016 and Saturday, November 5 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. for ballot drop off, replacement ballots or any voter record changes.
  • November 8, 2016: ELECTION DAY

Prowers County Clerk’s Office is open 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. 301 S. Main St., Ste. 210, Lamar, CO 81052

Election Information
Jana Coen
Prowers County Clerk and Recorder

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