Primary Election ballots mailed in El Paso County

Posted at 10:40 AM, Jun 04, 2018
and last updated 2018-06-04 12:40:38-04

Primary election ballots have been mailed in El Paso County.

The El Paso County Clerk and Recorder’s Office announced Monday that they have mailed approximately 375,000 ballots to active registered Democratic, Republican, and Unaffiliated voters for the 2018 Primary Election.

The Clerk and Recorder’s Office said the ballots should arrive in voter’s mailboxes by Friday of this week.

The ballots sent will contain contests for 

U.S. House, Governor, Secretary of State, Treasurer, Attorney General, CU Regent, Board of Education, State Senate, State House, County-wide offices and Commissioner District one and five.

The Clerk and Recorder’s Office has fifteen 24/7 ballot drop-boxes located throughout the county. According to the County, 98.6% of the county’s population lives within a fifteen minute drive of one of these locations.

Voters may also return their ballot through the U.S. Postal Service, but voters should make to mail their ballot in enough time for delivery to the Clerk’s Office before the deadline of 7:00 p.m. on Election Day, June 26th. The Clerk’s Office recommends that voters do not return their ballot by mail after June 20th.

Any voter needing a replacement ballot or other in-person services may visit the Clerk and Recorder’s Office at the Citizens Service Center at 1675 West Garden of the Gods Road.  Other Voter Service and Polling Centers will open at a later date.

For more information about the election, including sample Primary Election ballots, voters should visit or call (719) 575-VOTE (8683).

All voted ballots must be returned to the Clerk and Recorder’s Office by 7:00 p.m. on Election Day, June 26, to be counted.  Postmarked ballots received after the deadline cannot be counted.