Letter: What you need to know to vote in Grand County
- If you are a registered voter in Grand County, your ballot for the Nov. 3 election should be in your PO Box by Tuesday, Oct. 13. If it is not there by Thursday, Oct. 15, call our Grand County clerk’s office at 970-735-3065
- If you still need to register to vote in Colorado, the last day to register online or to update your voter registration is Oct. 26. Go to http://www.govotecolorado.gov. You can register online with a Colorado driver’s license or Colorado ID card. You have to be at least 18 before or on Nov. 3, a citizen of the U.S, and been a resident of Colorado for at least 22 days before or on Election Day.
- Vote the whole ballot. This year it is very long. There are many issues, national, state and local which need your vote
- Put your voted ballot in the return envelope and sign the back of that envelope in the space provided.
- Read the one page of instructions included in your ballot on how and where to return your voted, signed ballot You can put $1.10 of postage on it and mail it, or put it in one of the four drop boxes in our county, or drive to the County Offices on Rte. 40 at 308 Byers Ave. in Hot Sulphur Springs and hand it in. You ballot, no matter how you deliver it, if you want it to be counted, must be in the county clerk’s office by 7 p.m. Nov. 3. You can also track your ballot via: sos.state.co.us.
- If you wish to vote in person, there are three locations which will be open on or closer to Nov. 3. The County Administration Building in Hot Sulphur will be open Mon-Fri. (Oct 19-Nov. 2) from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. , Sat. Oct. 31 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and Nov. 3 election day from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Granby Town Hall and Grand Park Community Recreation Center in Fraser will be open on Tuesday, Nov. 3 (ELECTION DAY) from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Voters who are in line at their polling location by 7 p.m. are allowed to vote. For more, https://www.co.grand.co.us/147/Election.
— Avis Gray, Grand Lake
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