Information concerning La Plata County voter information and services in 2015
*Ballots will be mailed starting Oct. 12, and must be returned by 7 PM Election Day November 3. Vote by mail, at drop-off locations or in-person at Voter Service and Polling Centers (see below for a list of voter times and places).
Register at the County Clerk's Office or on-line at govotecolorado until Oct. 26 to receive a mail ballot, or update your registration and vote at a Voter Service or Polling Center through Election Day.
*9/26/15 LWVLPC: Click November 3, 2015 Coordinated Election, La Plata County Voter Service and Polling Centers for voter times and places.
*Are you registered to vote? First, check your Colorado Voter registration status. This reference will also let you active your registration status, determine your voting precinct and/or change your voting information. Just click on the appropriate icon and enter your voter information.
*Do you want to change your party, your address, your name? You may also register or change your registration at My Voter Information
*If you prefer to register by mail in Colorado, click CO Secretary of State registration and click on register to vote. Print the form and submit it by mail to the County Clerk for the county of your residence.
*9/10/15 LWVUS: The Constitutional Amendment Study Guide is now available for Leagues. The Guide includes the Consensus Questions as well as Pro and Con Arguments, background materials and Points of View
HAPPY VOTER REGISTRATION DAY!
Today, for the fourth straight year, thousands of organizations across the country are celebrating National Voter Registration Day (NVRD) by registering tens of thousands of new voters.
Today is an important day for all of us to help voters get ready to head to the polls to weigh in on the issues that matter most to them. 2015 may not be a presidential election year, but there are thousands of important offices at stake across the country on November 3 + not to mention the upcoming presidential primaries in early 2016.
Help us get new voters ready to weigh in!
*3/22/15 Durango Herald: Colorado voter turnout 3rd in nation, State rocked the national vote at 54.5 percent.
*4/28/15 Durango Herald: La Plata Electric Association sends election packages without ballots Issue confined to District 4 customers
By Patrick Armijo Herald staff writer.
*May 16, 2015 LPEA: LPEA Annual Meeting, Pagosa Springs High School, Pagosa, CO, Mail-In Ballot election
For more info, click La Plata Electric Annual Meeting and candidate profiles and Board district map.
*4/8/15 Durango Herald: White and Marbury return
City Council incumbents (Dick White and Sweetie Marbury) handily win re-election. White attracted 1,974 votes, or 27.5 percent of the vote, and Marbury won 1,938 and 27 percent of the vote.
*3/20/15 Durango Herald: City Council candidates stake their positions
Candidates for Durango City Council addressed a series of controversial topics and worked to distinguish themselves from the competition Thursday night. The League of Women Voter's forum at City Hall drew a moderately sized, but thoughtful crowd that asked about turnover at the Durango Police Department, the 1999 half-cent sales-tax reauthorization, infrastructure priorities and transparency...
* Durango City Span 10: Click Video of 3/19/15 Candidate Forum
*Tuesday, April 7, 2015 Upcoming City Election:
The City of Durango will conduct its regular biennial election on Tuesday, April 7, 2015, to elect two City Council members. This is a mail ballot election; mail ballot drop-off locations will be at City Hall (949 East 2nd Avenue) and the La Plata County Clerk's Office (98 Everett Street, Suite A).
Click Biennial Election for more information
*Thursday, March 19, 5:30 - 7PM, at the Durango City Council Chambers hosted by LWVLPC: Durango City Council Candidate Forum for more information