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Upcoming Meetings - 2015

Upcoming 2015 Elections

News from La Plata County Clerk-Recorder

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*3/22/15 Durango Herald: Colorado voter turnout 3rd in nation, State rocked the national vote at 54.5 percent.

Tiffany Parker, La Plata County clerk and recorder, said voting reforms passed in 2013 along with tightly fought races helped drive voters to cast ballots last year.
The state Legislature authorized mail voting statewide and same-day registration. Voters were able to correct outdated or incorrect information on their voting profiles right up to Election Day.
The changes "got rid of the registration deadline," Parker said...

Voter Registration Find personalized voting, ballot and polling place information.
a project of the League of Women Voters.

*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.

Where to Vote

Where can I vote in the November 4, 2014 election?
Registered Colorado voters receive ballots in the mail. Voters may choose to vote in person at any polling station or voter service center if they prefer to vote in person. Colorado voters may also mail in their ballots before Election Day. Unregistered voters may still register to vote and a cast a ballot at the same time during the early in-person voting period or on Election Day. Contact your County Election Office for questions about this process.

Useful References & Links

* LWVUS: Electing the President. A Guide to the Election Process
For more information, click electing the president - everything you need to know

Past Events


*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.

Dur tax issue 4-7-15 Marbury-White

*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