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Colorado 2022 General Election is Certified

Colorado 2022 General Election is Certified

Colorado Secretary of State Jena Griswold Certifies the State’s 2022 General Election Denver, Colo. – Colorado Secretary of State Jena Griswold has announced the certification of the 2022 General Election, making the results of the election official and final. The certification was conducted after each county’s bipartisan canvass boards submitted their official abstract of votes […]

Colorado Secretary of State Announces Mandatory Recount of Colorado House District 3 Race

Colorado Secretary of State Announces Mandatory Recount of Colorado House District 3 Race

Denver, Colo. – Today, the Colorado Secretary of State’s Office ordered a mandatory recount of the results for the race for Colorado’s U.S. House District 3. Because the vote differential in this race is within 0.5% of the winner’s total, a recount is required according to Colorado Statute § 1-10.5-101(1)(b). All counties within U.S. House […]

Notice of Canvass - 2022 General Election

Notice of Canvass – 2022 General Election

    The Prowers County Clerk and Recorder’s Office will perform a Canvass of the 2022 General Election. The set day and time to meet is Monday or Tuesday, 28th or 29th of November, 2022, at 9:00 a.m., in the County Commissioners’ Board Room, at the County Courthouse, 301 S. Main St., Lamar, CO, pending […]

UNOFFICIAL Voting Results at Colorado Amendments/Propositions/Races

UNOFFICIAL Voting Results at Colorado Amendments/Propositions/Races

  The Prowers County Clerk and Recorder’s Office had 1,300 ballots delivered as of close of voting, so these local results may be subject to change. In general, the top state positions were retained by incumbent Democrats with Polis, Bennet, Griswold, Young and Weiser holding onto their respective seats.  Newly created District 8 went to […]

Voters Should Get their November Election Ballots by October 28th

Voters Should Get their November Election Ballots by October 28th

ELECTION ALERTS: 2022 General Election ballots are being sent out. Be on the watch for your ballot in the mail. If you have not received your ballot by October 28, 2022 contact our office for a replacement ballot at 719-336-8011. If your address on your voter registration is not up to date or incorrect, you […]

Statement from Secretary of State Griswold Regarding Voting Rights Concerns

Statement from Secretary of State Griswold Regarding Voting Rights Concerns

Denver, Colo. – Today, Colorado Secretary of State Jena Griswold issued the following statement on voter intimidation concerns: “Every eligible Colorado voter, Republican, Democrat, and Unaffiliated, has the right to cast their ballot without fear of intimidation. The Colorado Constitution reads: ‘all Elections shall be free and open; and no power, civil or military, shall at […]

LATEST ELECTION NEWS:

LATEST ELECTION NEWS:

  When will ballots be mailed? Ballots will be mailed to Active Eligible Electors during the week of October 17-21, 2022 (18-22 days prior to Election Day). When can I return my ballot? You may return your ballot as soon as possible. Please don’t wait until election day to return it. The sooner we can […]

AG Weiser Reminder on Voter Intimidation and Election Worker Safety

AG Weiser Reminder on Voter Intimidation and Election Worker Safety

  Oct. 13, 2022 (DENVER) – Attorney General Phil Weiser today reissued public advisories reminding Coloradans that they have the right to vote free from intimidation, and that the Colorado Department of Law will hold accountable those who attempt to intimidate or harass voters or election workers. The advisories provide guidance on the crimes of […]

Election Information – Understanding Your November 8, 2022 Ballot

Election Information – Understanding Your November 8, 2022 Ballot

  What will my November 8, 2022, General Election Ballot look like?  Sample ballots are posted to the Prowers County website at www.prowerscounty.net under the Departments then Election. Election Offices will be reporting by precinct for this 2022 General Election. Q: What does that mean? A: A certain Ballot Style will be mailed to a voter. […]

Election Information - It’s that time again. . . . . Elections!

Election Information – It’s that time again. . . . . Elections!

  If you have moved and didn’t update your voter registration you could be inactive at this time. Inactive voters will not automatically get a ballot in the mail for this election. Please call the County Clerk’s Office for election information regarding your voting status or go on line to: www.govotecolorado.gov for more information. What […]

Mike Duffy to be Next City Council Member

Mike Duffy to be Next City Council Member

  Long-time Lamar resident, Mike Duffy, will fill the council vacancy in Ward II, following the passing of Oscar Riley earlier this month.  Duffy, a resident of Lamar since 1980, will take his seat at the next council meeting on Monday, October 10th.  He received a four to two vote on the second round of […]

Secretary of State Jena Griswold Certifies 2022 Colorado General Election Ballot

Secretary of State Jena Griswold Certifies 2022 Colorado General Election Ballot

Denver, Colo – Colorado Secretary of State Jena Griswold certified the statewide ballot for the 2022 General Election, including all statewide ballot measures and candidates for office this past Monday, September 12th. “In less than two months, Coloradans will be able to make their voice heard by voting in the 2022 General Election. Today I’m glad to […]

City Receives Fire Insurance Rating Upgrade, Tables Talk on Tiny Homes

City Receives Fire Insurance Rating Upgrade, Tables Talk on Tiny Homes

    Lamar Fire Chief, Jeremy Burkhart, provided an ISO, Insurance Services Office, insurance rating update for the City of Lamar during the September 12th council meeting.  Burkhart explained the new Public Protection Classification as of December 1st of this year will be 02/2X, based on an analysis of the structural fire suppression delivery system […]

Coloradans to Vote on Various Ballot Initiatives in 2022 General Election

Coloradans to Vote on Various Ballot Initiatives in 2022 General Election

  Denver, Colo – Coloradans will have the opportunity to cast their vote on 11 statewide ballot measures in the 2022 General Election, including five measures referred to the ballot by the Colorado legislature and six voter-initiated propositions. “Elections enable voters to make their voices heard on important issues that matter to their families and […]

Lamar City Council Holds Special Meeting on Proposed Ordinance

Lamar City Council Holds Special Meeting on Proposed Ordinance

    Lamar Mayor Kirk Crespin, offered an emotion-filled statement regarding the recent passing of councilmember Oscar Riley during the outset of the council’s September 7th special session.  Riley passed away earlier in the day.  A single yellow rose was placed at his vacant chair.  Crespin praised Riley for his contributions to the city as […]