Early voting begins Monday, July 31st, 2006
The El Paso County Clerk and Recorder’s Office reminds registered voters that
they may cast their ballot early for the Primary Election. Early voting will be
conducted Mon - Fri, Jul 31 – Aug 4, from 8 - 5 pm, at the following locations:
1. Clerk & Recorder’s Office - Centennial Hall, 200 South Cascade Avenue
2. Clerk & Recorder’s Chapel Hills Motor Vehicle Branch, Chapel Hills Mall –
1710 Briargate Blvd
3. Clerk & Recorder’s Power’s Motor Vehicle Branch, 5650 Industrial Place
(Southeast corner of Powers and Airport)
4. Falcon Elementary School, 12050 Falcon Highway
5. Fountain City Hall, 116 South Main Street
6. Monument Hill Church, 18725 Monument Hill Road
Prior to Election Day, eligible electors may also vote by Absentee Ballot.
The last day Absentee Ballots will be mailed to voters is Tue, Aug 1. However,
Absentee Ballots may be picked up at our Centennial Hall office (only) until 5
pm on Fri, Aug 4. Voted Absentee Ballots must be received at the Clerk &
Recorder’s office no later than 7 pm on Election Day.3
Voting at polling places on Election Day (Tue, Aug 8) will be available from
7 am - 7 pm.
Due to Federal Legislation, proper identification is required when early
voting and voting at your polling place. Applicants must provide one of the
following forms of Identification:
• A valid Colorado driver’s license; or
• A valid identification card issued by the Department of Revenue; or
• A valid US Passport; or
• A valid pilot’s license issued by the Federal Aviation Administration; or
• A valid employee identification with a photograph issued by the US Government,
Colorado state government, or any county, municipality, board, authority or
other political subdivision of the state; or
• A valid US Military Identification card with photograph; or
• A valid Medicare or Medicaid card issued by the United States Health Care
Financing Administration; or
• A certified copy of a birth certificate for the elector issued by the United
States Health Care Financing Administration; or
• Certified documentation of naturalization; or
• A copy of a current utility bill, bank statement, government check, paycheck,
or other governmental document that shows the name and address of the elector.
The Election Department is available to respond to any questions and may be
reached at 719-575-VOTE (8683) or via e-mail at <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Also. . .
ELECTION JUDGE SHORTAGE- The Election Office has announced that there is a
shortage of Election Judges affiliated with the Democratic Party. Colorado law
requires that Polling Places on Election Day be staffed with registered
voters/Election Judges proportionately to the number of registered voters in the
County. According to Election Department Assistant Manager, Liz Olson, there is
a need for approximately 40 more judges. Additional applications are also being
taken for back-up or replacement judges from all registered voters who are
available to work on Election Day, Aug 8.
For further information please call (719) 520-6223 or 520-6273.