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Q1. What is the difference between a primary and a general election?

A1. The State of Colorado holds regularly scheduled state elections every two years; a state Primary Election in June and a General election in November. In presidential election years, the state also holds a presidential primary election in March.

The nominated candidates from each party's primary ballot will be placed on the November General Election ballot. The winner of the November General Election will hold office.

Address Confidentiality Program (ACP)

This law is intended to protect the confidentiality of the actual address of a relocated victim of domestic violence, a sexual offense, or stalking.

 

Before You Register to Vote…

Read and remember the information on this page. If you have any questions, call the Secretary of State’s ACP Voter Registration Coordinator at (303) 894-2200 x 6391.

Basic guidelines you need to follow

For your personal safety, follow these guidelines:

COURTHOUSE CLOSED

The Mineral County Courthouse and other County offices (Sheriff's office excluded) will be closed at noon on Christmas Eve (December 24) and on Christmas Day (December 25) in observance of the holiday.  All offices will open at 8 am on Thursday, December 26.  Merry Christmas and Be Safe!

Memo: Use of the Diagnostic Classification of Mental Health and Developmental Disorders of Infancy and Early Childhood

TO:            Regional Accountable Entity Directors and Mental Health Center Executive Directors

FROM:      Colorado Department of Health Care Policy and Financing & Colorado Department of Human Services, Office of Behavioral Health

RE:            Use of the Diagnostic Classification of Mental Health and Developmental Disorders of Infancy and Early Childhood™ (DC:0-5)

DATE:       September 1, 2019

ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS: Opioid Crisis Recovery Funds Advisory Committee

House Bill 19-1009 created the Opioid Crisis Recovery Funds Advisory Committee (Committee) tasked with advising and collaborating with the Department of Law on the use of any funds received by Colorado as a result of an opioid-addiction-related settlement or damage award for which the use of the funds is not predetermined or committed by other orders.

Recorder's Notes

ELECTION INFORMATION:

What is the difference between a primary and a general election?

  • The State of Colorado holds regularly scheduled state elections every two years; a state Primary Election in June and a General election in November. In presidential election years, the state also holds a presidential primary election in March.

The nominated candidates from each party's June primary ballot will be placed on the November General Election ballot. The winner of the November General Election will hold office.

Recorder's Notes

By Pamela Bacon

Logan County Clerk and Recorder

2020 ELECTION DATES:

January 2, 2020, Tuesday: Last day to affiliate with a major or minor party in order to run as a party candidate in the primary (either through nomination or petition).

January 2, 2020, Tuesday: Last day to register as unaffiliated, in order to be placed in nomination (by petition) as an unaffiliated candidate. 

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