Recorder's Notes by Pamela Bacon, Logan County Clerk and Recorder
What is a General Election?
General Election are held on the Tuesday succeeding the first Monday of November in each even-numbered years (2018, 2020, 2022 etc.)
- All registered active eligible voters may cast a ballot.
- All voters vote on the same information regardless of party affiliation or non-affiliated – the only difference is what precinct you live in and if there is a entity or special district that participates with boundaries less than county wide.
- The ballot will include Federal, State and County races and questions, as well as any questions or issues placed on the ballot by other entities (school districts, municipals or special districts)
- Federal and State candidates are certified to the Clerk from the Secretary of State’s Office and County Candidates are placed by who won the Primary Election for each party or who has petitioned to be on the ballot.
- Federal, State and County election candidates are partisan elections –Federal, State and County candidates political party affiliation is listed on the ballot.
- Entities (school districts, municipals, special districts) that have candidates or questions certify this information to the County Clerk and Recorder to be placed on the ballot. These candidates don’t have party affiliation listed on the ballot.
- The Clerk and Recorder is only coordinating or running the election for entities.
- The Clerk and Recorder is not responsible for what is placed on the ballot for entities; that information comes certified to the Clerk from the entities that are participating.
- Information about entity candidates or questions can be obtained from the entity that certified the candidates or the question to the Clerk. The Clerk will not have information about candidates as the Clerk is to remain neutral concerning the election.
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The Election and Recording Department can be reached at 522-1544 for voter and election questions or recording information. The Motor Vehicle Department can be reached at 522-1158 for license plates/renewals or titling a vehicle. You can also reach our office by email at email@example.com . Like us on Facebook at Logan County Elections/MotorVehicle/Recording or Twitter @LoganClerkCO