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Swearing in Ceremony for Honorable Tarryn Johnson

Swearing in Ceremony for Honorable Tarryn Johnson

  Swearing-in ceremonies for the Honorable Tarryn Johnson as District Judge for the 15th Judicial District were held Tuesday, December 13th at 2pm on the Third Floor of the Prowers County Courthouse in Lamar.  She will replace Judge Stan Brinkley who is retiring from the bench and held his last official duties this past Friday, […]

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 […]

A New Set of Unofficial Results Posted for the 2022 General Election.

A New Set of Unofficial Results Posted for the 2022 General Election.

A new set of unofficial results have been posted for the 2022 General Election. https://results.enr.clarityelections.com/CO/Prowers/115954/www.prowerscounty.net There is an 8-day window for ballots to be received from UOCAVA voters (military and overseas). Any voter who needs to resolve a discrepancy can do so as well. After a bipartisan canvass board validates the results, then we will […]

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 […]

Lamar Ballot Question 300 Defeated by Voters UNOFFICIAL NUMBERS

Lamar Ballot Question 300 Defeated by Voters UNOFFICIAL NUMBERS

  1,300 ballots were delivered to the County Clerk’s Office as of the close of voting at 7pm Tuesday, so the outcome may change. Question 300 was intended to alter the City of Lamar’s home charter rule. Initiated through a petition, the question prohibited various actions and sales of marijuana and marijuana related materials or […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]