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Colorado Sec of State Updates Election Result Totals

Colorado Sec of State Updates Election Result Totals

DENVER, Colo- The Colorado Secretary of State’s Office announced today that it has posted official compiled results to its election night reporting website. The race for Judicial District 18 has triggered an automatic recount, which begins December 2nd.  This recount will involve the counties of Arapahoe, Douglas, Elbert, and Lincoln. Statewide election certification will take place after the […]

State 2020 General Election Turnout Sets Records

State 2020 General Election Turnout Sets Records

DENVER, Colo- Even with ballots still being processed and counted throughout Colorado, it is clear that this is an historic election.  As of 3:15 p.m. on Wednesday, November 4, a total of 3,303,265 ballots have been received into the statewide voter registration system to be processed for tabulation in the 2020 General Election, with more […]

Gov. Polis Grants Historic Pardons for Marijuana Convictions

Gov. Polis Grants Historic Pardons for Marijuana Convictions

  New Bipartisan Law Gives Governor Authority to Issue Pardons     DENVER – Governor Jared Polis today signed an Executive Order granting pardons to those who have been convicted of possessing one ounce or less of marijuana. In June, Gov. Polis signed the bipartisan H.B. 20-1424, sponsored by Rep. James Coleman, Sen. Julie Gonzales […]

21 Candidates for President on the Colorado Ballot. Clerks Office Offers a Sample!

21 Candidates for President on the Colorado Ballot. Clerks Office Offers a Sample!

  Prowers County 2020 General Election Sample Ballots are now posted to the Prowers County Website under Departments and then select Elections. Ballots Styles for this 2020 General Election will be by Precinct Number (Example: PRECT-1, PRECT-2, through PRECT-13 which is associated with your physical address listed on your voter registration record. If you are […]

Colorado Secretary of State’s Office Announces Election Rules and Guidance for County Election Officials

Colorado Secretary of State’s Office Announces Election Rules and Guidance for County Election Officials

  DENVER, Colo- The Colorado Secretary of State’s Office has prepared and issued election rules and guidance for county clerks as well as other election stakeholders outlining suggested procedures for conducting the November 3 General Election during the COVID-19 national health crisis. The rules and guidance address the various operational provisions to assure the safety […]

Are You an Eligible but Unregistered Voter…Info Cards Being Mailed

Are You an Eligible but Unregistered Voter…Info Cards Being Mailed

  Colorado Secretary of State, Elections Division will be sending out as of today, Tuesday, September 8, 2020 a Colorado EBU Postcard election mailing to Eligible But Unregistered (EBU) citizens. According to the Secretary of State’s Office there will be approximately 730,000 postcards being sent. This mailing will be sent in two waves, the one […]

Info Mailings to Unregistered Voters Begins

Info Mailings to Unregistered Voters Begins

    Voter Participation Center (VPC) and the Center for Voter Information (CVI), will be sending out a mailing to Colorado beginning September 7, 2020. Their mission is to expand access to Democracy by Underrepresented Populations. The VPC and CVI have one key mission to bring more people into democracy. Both organizations successfully utilize direct […]

Colorado Providing 368 Voting Drop Boxes for November 3 Election

Colorado Providing 368 Voting Drop Boxes for November 3 Election

DENVER, Colo- Colorado Secretary of State Jena Griswold today announced that Colorado will have 368 ballot drop boxes available to voters statewide for the November 3 election, a significant increase from 2018, when 247 drop boxes were available statewide. “I am happy to announce that over the last two years Colorado has added 121 new […]

Only September Left for 2020 Census Count

Only September Left for 2020 Census Count

Colorado’s 2020 Census Total Response Rate Exceeds 84%    Denver, CO – Now is the time to be counted in the 2020 Census. Data collection is scheduled to end on September 30 and the Census Bureau is encouraging all Coloradans to respond today.    “It has never been easier to respond on your own, whether online, […]

Check your voter registration record TODAY!

Check your voter registration record TODAY!

Be sure your information is current and updated! Visit www.govotecolorado.gov NOW to update or even register to vote but do it as soon as possible! Don’t chance a delay in getting your ballot. Colorado ballots will be mailed starting October 9, 2020 so watch for them during the week of October 12-16, 2020 in your […]

State Senator Crowder Honored for Service to Veterans

State Senator Crowder Honored for Service to Veterans

  Sunday, August 23, 2020 Colorado State Senator Crowder received the Marvin Meyers Lifetime achievement award from the UVC (United Veteran Coalition of Colorado) for decades of distinguished service to veterans and veteran causes. “Veterans in rural Colorado are better off today through your efforts as a VSO (Veteran Service Officer). During your past eight […]

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 […]

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 […]