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Political Party Candidate Nomination – Primary Ballot


  1. Please contact your political party for more information regarding political party nominations and the assembly process.

Write-in Candidate

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Primary Ballot


  Registered voters as of Jan 2, 2018 - 453,901 | 374,474 Active Voters  

Political Party Candidate Petition – Primary Ballot

  1. Candidates for political party nomination may also be placed on the Primary Election ballot by petition (CRS 1-4-801).

  2. No person who attempted and failed to receive at least ten percent of the votes for nomination of a political party assembly for a particular office shall be placed in nomination by petition of the political party for the same office (CRS 1-4-801).

  3. Please contact the El Paso County Election Department at 719-575-8683 for more information regarding timelines, sample petition packets, required signatures, etc.

Write-In Candidate – Primary or General Ballot

  1. A person who wished to be a write-in candidate for an office in an election may do so by filing a Write-In Candidate Affidavit of intent (CRS 1-4-1101).

  2. No person who has been defeated as a candidate in a primary election shall be eligible for election to the same office by ballot or as a write-in candidate in the next general election unless the party vacancy committee nominates that person (CRS 1-4-105).

 

Minor Party and Unaffiliated Candidate Petition – General Ballot

  1. Candidates for minor political party or for partisan public offices who are unaffiliated may be nominated by petition (CRS 1-4-802).

  2. Please contact the El Paso County Election Department at 719-575-8683 for more information regarding timelines, sample petition packets, required signatures, etc.