Rio Grande County Clerk & Recorder - Election Information

Office Hours:

Monday – Friday - 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Cindy Hill
Clerk & RecorderCindy Hillclerk@riograndecounty.org

Voter Information

Frequently Asked Questions

Where do I register to vote?

You can register online at www.govotecolorado.com or contact the Rio Grande County Clerk and Recorder’s Office at 719-657- 3334 or email us at clerk@riograndecounty.org. You can get voter registration forms from state agency offices, public libraries, or any County Clerk and Recorder’s Office. The deadline to register to vote and be mailed a ballot for the 2018 General Election is November 6, 2018. You may register to vote until 7:00 p.m. Election night to vote in person.

What are the requirements to register to vote?
How do I become eligible to vote?

NOTICE OF GENERAL ELECTION

The information contained in this notice was prepared by persons required by law to provide summaries of ballot issues and fiscal information.

 

Elections within Rio Grande County are conducted by Mail Ballot. 
ELECTION DAY is November 6, 2018

Your election office is:

RIO GRANDE COUNTY CLERK AND RECORDER
Office Hours: 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Monday-Friday

P O Box 160
965 Sixth Street
Del Norte, CO  81132
Phone (719) 657-3334

Ballots will be mailed to all eligible voters beginning October 15, 2018. If your mailing address has changed, you can either contact the County Clerk’s office or go to www.govotecolorado.com.

DROP OFF BALLOT INFORMATION

Voted ballots can be dropped off in the Rio Grande County Clerk’s Office during regular business hours. A 24-Hour Drop Box is available on the west side of the building at 965 Sixth Street, Del Norte.  Ballots can also be mailed using the envelope enclosed with the ballot. Ballots must be received at the County Clerk’s Office by 7:00 P.M. on November 6th.  The Postmark does not count as being received. 

VOTER SERVICE POLLING CENTER LOCATION

You may register to vote, vote in-person, or vote on the accessible voting machine at:

Rio Grande County Annex Building
965 Sixth Street
Del Norte, Colorado

 Monday through Friday (Oct 22 – Nov 5) 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Saturday (Oct 27) and (Nov 3) 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Tuesday, Nov 6 (Election Day) 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM

THIS WILL BE THE ONLY POLLING LOCATION FOR
RIO GRANDE COUNTY 

GENERAL INFORMATION

This Notice contains referenda and/or initiatives appearing on your November 6, 2018 General Election ballot.

The title and text of each referenda/initiative is printed in full, and may be accompanied by two summaries of up to 500 words each, for and against the measure.  For some measures, current and recent fiscal year spending figures are included.  For others, tax increase estimates or bonded debt repayment costs within a particular district have been submitted.

The content of this notice was provided by the Entity proposing the issue.  The County does not warrant the accuracy or truth of any statement made in the summaries, nor is it responsible for errors in spelling, grammar, or punctuation of submitted statements.

THIS NOTICE IS MAILED TO EACH HOUSEHOLD WITH ONE OR MORE ACTIVE, REGISTERED ELECTOR. RECEIPT OF THIS VOTERS’ INFORMATION PAMPHLET DOES NOT NECESSARILY MEAN THAT EVERY RESIDENT OF YOUR HOUSEHOLD IS ELIGIBLE TO VOTE.

YOU MAY NOT BE ELIGIBLE TO VOTE ON ALL ISSUES PRESENTED.

A “YES” VOTE ON ANY MEASURE IS A VOTE IN FAVOR OF CHANGING CONSTITUTIONAL OR STATUTORY LAW, AND A “NO” VOTE ON ANY MEASURE IS A VOTE AGAINST CHANGING CONSTITUTIONAL OR STATUTORY LAW.

EVERYONE WILL BE REQUIRED TO SHOW PROOF OF IDENTIFICATION
AT THE VOTER SERVICE POLLING CENTER

IF YOU HAVE QUESTIONS CONCERNING VOTING PROCEDURES, POLLING LOCATIONS, OR YOUR ELIGIBILITY, CONTACT THE RIO GRANDE COUNTY CLERK’S OFFICE AT (719)657-3334 OR GO TO WWW.GOVOTECOLORADO.COM.

2018 Election Sample Ballots

Rio Grande County General Election Sample Ballot

Del Norte General Election Sample Ballot