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GOP County Caucus Information

GOP County Caucus Information

Republican Caucus and County Assembly Saturday, March 7, 2020 10:00 a.m. The Prowers County Republicans will be holding their Caucus on March 7, 2020 starting promptly at 10:00 a.m. at the Lamar Community Building located at 610 S 6th St. in Lamar, CO. The Prowers County Republican County Assembly will be held immediately following the […]

March 3 Deadline for Presidential Primary Ballots

March 3 Deadline for Presidential Primary Ballots

Presidential Primary Ballots will arrive this week. The earlier voted ballots are returned, the earlier election night results can be released. We highly recommend that you: Drop your voted ballot off at the Prowers County Clerk & Recorder’s Office, 301 S. Main St., Ste. 210, Lamar, CO. Use the ballot drop box inside the courthouse […]

Wiley Will Hold April Election for Trustee, Sales Tax

Wiley Will Hold April Election for Trustee, Sales Tax

  One Wiley resident, J.W. Wilks, will be on the ballot on Tuesday, April 7, 2020 for a Trustee position. Incumbent Mayor, Allen Campbell is running unopposed for another term. The other Trustee candidates are incumbents: Larry Coen, Prudy Osborn and Dale Stewart. Voters will also determine if Ordinance 2019-3 proposing a tax increase, will […]

Notice of Candidate Withdrawal - 2020 Presidential Primary Election

Notice of Candidate Withdrawal – 2020 Presidential Primary Election

NOTICE OF CANDIDATE WITHDRAWAL – 2020 PRESIDENTIAL PRIMARY ELECTION Elections Division Colorado Secretary of State Department Received: February 10, 2020 Colorado Secretary of State Election Division Ballot Access Presidential Primary candidate John K. Delaney has submitted a withdrawal form to the Secretary of State’s Office withdrawing from the Democratic President of the United States race. […]

Guide to Prowers County Democratic Caucus/Convention Assembly

Guide to Prowers County Democratic Caucus/Convention Assembly

    Only Prowers County residents registered as Democrats by Friday, February 14th, 2020 can vote on various actions, but all are welcome to the assembly which will be held on Saturday, March 7th, 2020. The meeting begins at 2pm and will be a combination of County Caucus and County Convention/Assembly for all 13 Prowers […]

Holly Gets Landfill Extension, Talks Continue

Holly Gets Landfill Extension, Talks Continue

    Holly Trustees were in general acknowledgement after their January meeting, that the town landfill would be closed by April. They decided to postpone awarding a bid to hire a trash collector who would transport residential refuse to an out-of-town landfill, perhaps Lamar or Springfield. The February 5th meeting brought some changes in that, […]

Primary Election Ballots Set to be Mailed

Primary Election Ballots Set to be Mailed

  Democratic and Republican Ballots, and Unaffiliated Ballot Packets will be mailed out automatically to all Actively registered Voters in Prowers County for the March 3, 2020 Presidential Primary the week of February 10-14, 2020. What about registered Unaffiliated Voters?  Unaffiliated voters may observe a precinct caucus but may not participate. For the first time […]

Presidential Primary Election Information

Presidential Primary Election Information

ELECTION NEWS for 2020: With the passage of Proposition 107 in 2016 that was approved by Colorado voters, created and reenacted state laws for allowing Presidential Primary Elections. With this change, Colorado will hold a 2020 Presidential Primary Election on March 3, 2020. All voters that are active eligible electors will be mailed a ballot […]

County Clerk Conducting Logic and Accuracy Testing

County Clerk Conducting Logic and Accuracy Testing

  The Prowers County Clerk and Recorder’s Office will be performing a Private and Public Logic and Accuracy Test of the election voting equipment. The Private Test is scheduled for Thursday, January 30, 2020 and the Public Test is Friday, January 31, 2020, to start at 9:00 a.m. for both days, in the County Commissioner’s […]

Buxton-Andrade and Grasmick Announce Re-election Bids

Buxton-Andrade and Grasmick Announce Re-election Bids

  Two Prowers County Commissioners, Wendy Buxton-Andrade and Tom Grasmick, have announced their candidacies for new terms as commissioners. Buxton-Andrade has served for seven years and Grasmick has been in office for the past three years. Buxton-Andrade represents District 3 in the county and Grasmick represents District One. Buxton-Andrade noted she has witnessed a shift […]

Wiley Call for Nominations

Wiley Call for Nominations

  Nominations are being accepted at the Wiley Town Hall for members on the Wiley Town Council. A mail ballot regular election has been scheduled for Tuesday, April 7, 2020 for three trustees and mayor of the community. Those elected will serve four or two year terms and a four year term for mayor. The […]

ELECTION NEWS for 2020:

ELECTION NEWS for 2020:

2020 will be a very busy election year. In 2016, Proposition 107 was approved by Colorado voters to recreate and reenact state laws for allowing Presidential Primary Elections. With this change, Colorado will hold a 2020 Presidential Primary Election.   2020 Presidential Primary will be held Tuesday, March 3, 2020, 2020 Primary will be held […]

PRESS RELEASE: Holtorf Appointed to State House District 64 Seat

PRESS RELEASE: Holtorf Appointed to State House District 64 Seat

By Landan Schaffert, Campaign Manager, Holtorf for HD 64  On Saturday, December 28, 2019, Richard Holtorf, a Republican farmer, rancher, feedlot manager, and Army veteran of Washington County, was appointed as the new State Representative for House District 64. In Kiowa, 115 delegates gathered to appoint a representative to fill this position, which was recently […]

Council Breakfast Talk Covers Train Engine, Coal Plant and Marijuana Sales

Council Breakfast Talk Covers Train Engine, Coal Plant and Marijuana Sales

    Manual Tamez and Joe Gonzales attended their first Lamar Council informal breakfast as new members this past Wednesday, December 4th, as well as Kirk Crespin as newly elected mayor. The council has recently made an effort to engage residents in the monthly meetings, held on the first Wednesday of each month at rotating […]

Colorado’s 2019 Coordinated Election Is Official

Colorado’s 2019 Coordinated Election Is Official

  Colorado Secretary of State Jena Griswold announced today that the state’s bipartisan canvass boards have submitted their official abstract of votes, thereby concluding the 2019 Coordinated Election. “Over 1.5 million Coloradans voted in this year’s election, a considerable turnout for an odd-numbered year,” said Secretary Griswold. “This demonstrates that Coloradans are engaged and want […]