El Paso County Elections Department | Angie Leath, Director of Elections
Office of the clerk & Recorder, Chuck broerman
The 2018 General Election is Tuesday, November 6, 2018.
Visit www.govotecolorado.com to register to vote. While you’re there you can also update and check your voter registration. Please make sure
that we have your correct residential address and mailing address on file.
You can also return your completed Colorado Voter Registration form to our office.
We will mail ballots to eligible voters starting on October 15, 2018. If you have not received your ballot by October 19, 2018, please contact the
El Paso County Elections Department at 719-575-VOTE (8683). We must receive your voted ballot by 7:00 pm on November 6, 2018
(postmarks do not count).
No. Power of Attorney is not applicable with Colorado Election Law. It is important that you sign your own mail ballot envelope. If you are unable
to sign, make a mark or an “x” on the signature line, and have your Power of Attorney witness your mark on the witness line provided. Call our
office at 719-575-VOTE (8683) with questions.
Voting in person for the 2018 General Election is convenient with 28 strategically located Voter Service and Polling Centers (VSPCs) located
throughout the County.
The VSPCs will open in phases beginning October 15, 2018. Locations and hours are available here
The 2018 General Election ballot will have candidates running for federal, state, and local offices. There are 16 jurisdictions which will
participate with items on the ballot.
A sample ballot is posted on the General Records and Results page.
Please visit www.govotecolorado.com to check the status of your returned mail ballot. We can be reached by phone at 719-575-VOTE (8683)
with any additional questions.
If www.govotecolorado.com states that your returned mail ballot was rejected, call our office at 719-575-VOTE (8683).
You could have received a letter from our office stating that your mail ballot was rejected for the following reasons:
1. The signature on your returned mail ballot envelope did not match what we have on file for you.
2. You failed to sign your mail ballot envelope.
3. You need to provide necessary identification.
If you received a letter from our office stating that your mail ballot was rejected, it is imperative that you follow the instructions on the letter and
return it to our office as soon as possible. The last day for voters to cure signature discrepancies, missing signatures, or to provide missing
identification for the 2018 General Election is November 14, 2018.