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Upcoming Elections 2016

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Tuesday, November 8, 2016 General Election

**Mail ballots will be mailed out starting October 17. Register to vote at the County Clerk's Office or in-line at http://www.govotecolorado.com.

Please visit the elections page at http://www.co.laplata.co.us for more information about registration, polling places, ballot drop boxes,voting deadlines and more.

Upcoming Forums - Meetings

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*10/19/16 provided by the League of Women Voters of La Plata County: Click DGOV and view the Oct 10 taping of the Colorado State Ballot Issues.
The statewide issues forum will be airing on the following schedule:

  • October 19th through November 1st
  • Monday's 12:30pm and 4:30pm
  • Sunday, Wednesday and Friday's 8:30pm.

*10/4/16 provided by the League of Women Voters of La Plata County: Click La Plata County Local Ballot Issues to find detailed information concerning the local La Plata County issues and what the Proponents and Opponents are saying about each issue.
These local ballot issues were discussed in the Issues Forum sponsored by the League of Women Voters of La Plata County held on Thursday, Oct 6 from 6 - 8PM in the Durango City Hall Council Chambers. This session was taped and may be viewed on Durango Government Television. Click DGOV and view the Oct 6 taping.

**Mail ballots will be mailed out starting October 17. Register to vote at the County Clerk's Office or in-line at http://www.govotecolorado.com.
Please visit the elections page at http://www.co.laplata.co.us for more information about registration, polling places, ballot drop boxes, and more.

Voter Registration

Vote411.org 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.

General Election Information - 2016

*10/4/16 provided by the League of Women Voters of La Plata County: Click La Plata County Local Ballot Issues to find detailed information concerning the local La Plata County issues and what the Proponents and Opponents are saying about each issue.
These local ballot issues will be discussed in the upcoming Issues Forum sponsored by the League of Women Voters of La Plata County. This forum will be held on Thursday, Oct 6 from 6 - 8PM in the Durango City Hall Council Chambers.

* 10/4/16 provided by the League of Women Voters of La Plata County: Click Colorado Judge/Justice Retention to read the rules and regulations related to published information regarding Judge and Justice retention.

*While confusing to the uninitiated, our direct democracy is highly structured Durango Herald, Saturday, September 24, 2016

*The following information concerning the General Election 2016 Ballot Initiatives is provided by the League of Women Voters of Colorado:

Where to Vote

Where can I vote in the June 28 La Plata County Primary 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.

Past 2016 Events

2016 General Election Candidates and Ballot Forum

  • Candidate Forum Wednesday October 5, 6-8PM Bayfield: City Hall Board Room, 1199 Bayfield Parkway includes Bayfield Local issues

  • Ballot Issues Forum, Thursday October 6, 6-8 PM Durango: City Hall Council Chambers, 949 E. 2nd Avenue

  • Candidate Forum Monday September 19, 6-8PM Ignacio: Community Library, Community Room, 470 Goddard Ave.