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Election Information: 2020 Primary Election Alerts:

Election Information: 2020 Primary Election Alerts:

June 30, 2020 is the Primary Election. Please be aware that Primary Elections are to select candidates to go on to the November General Election. Voting in a Primary Election can be the deciding vote for an office if there is no one else running for that office. Pursuant to C.R.S. 1-4-105 “No person who […]

Changes in Granada Municipal Line-Up, Trustees Approve Property Price

Changes in Granada Municipal Line-Up, Trustees Approve Property Price

    The town of Granada has a new mayor and two new Trustees following Tuesday’s non-election in the community this past April 7th. A non-election in that the number of open seats on the board were matched by the number of candidates, essentially ending the need for a municipal ballot. Argie Thrall, Jr. replaced […]

Local Election Results: Granada-Wiley-Holly

Local Election Results: Granada-Wiley-Holly

      Two Prowers County communities conducted municipal elections this past Tuesday, April 7th. Wiley voters approved Ordinance 2019-3 which proposed a 2% municipal sales tax that will generate an estimated $20,200 for general and capital expenses for street maintenance and repairs. The tax on tangible personal property and services will go into effect […]

Two Local Elections Cancelled

Two Local Elections Cancelled

    The North Lamar Sanitation District has cancelled the election scheduled for May 5, 2020 as by the nomination deadline there were no more candidates for director than offices to be filled including candidates filing affidavits or intent to be write-in candidates. The following candidates are declared elected: Dustin DeWitt, James Habutzel, Bryan Herrera […]

Colorado Presidential Primary Turnout Sets Records

Colorado Presidential Primary Turnout Sets Records

  As ballots are still being counted throughout the state, it’s already clear that more people participated in Colorado’s 2020 Presidential Primary than in any other primary in state history. Colorado’s turnout is also expected to lead the states that held primaries on Super Tuesday as well as every primary held so far. “The massive […]

Sanders and Trump Take Colorado Presidential Primary

Sanders and Trump Take Colorado Presidential Primary

    U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders led his competition for Democratic delegates in Colorado’s Super Tuesday Presidential Primary, March 3rd, with 36% of the vote, state-wide. President Donald Trump, in the GOP race, handily beat his limited competition with numbers in the high 90% range throughout Colorado. Prowers County had a voter turnout of 45.51%, […]

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 […]