Elections Department

Susan L. Bailey,
Morgan County Clerk

231 Ensign Street, P.O. Box 1399
Fort Morgan, CO 80701
email
Phone:  970-542-3521  Option 5
Fax:       970-542-3553

 

 

2018 Unofficial General Election Results

2018 Unofficial General Election Results will be available after 7:00 pm Tuesday, November 6, 2018.  These unofficial results are for Morgan County, CO only.  Click one of the following links to view unofficial election results.

Election News

  • Public Notice - Election Equipment Login and Accuracy Testing
  • Ballot Information Booklet (Blue Book) - The purpose of the ballot information booklet is to provide voters with the text, title, and a fair and impartial analysis of each initiated or referred constitutional amendment, law, or question on the ballot.  The analysis must include a summary of the measure, the major arguments both for and against the measure, and a brief fiscal assessment of the measure.  The analysis may also include any other information that will help voters understand the purpose and effect of a measure.
    Note: The 2018 Blue Book is the most recent blue book published by the Legislative Council Staff.

Please check back often.  As information changes, updates will be posted.

2018 General Election

The November 6, 2018 General election ballot will include state and local candidates as well as state and local issues.

Sample Ballots:

Steps to Vote:

Update Your Registration Ballots are now mailed in every Colorado election. Make sure that you are registered to vote and your address is current at www.govotecolorado.com. Ballots are not forwarded by the U.S. Postal Service.
 
Watch Your Mailbox Ballots will be mailed beginning October 15, 2018 to all active registered voters. If you do not receive a ballot, please update your voter registration at www.govotecolorado.com by Monday, October 29, 2018 and one will be mailed to you. After October 29, 2018 ballots are not mailed and you will need to go to a Voter Service and Polling Center to update your registration and request a ballot.
 
Return Your Mail Ballot Return your ballot by mail with paid postage, or deliver it to any one of our ballot drop-off locations. Ballots must be received by 7 p.m. on Election Day, November 6, 2018 to be counted.
 
Receive Assistance at a Voter Service and Polling Center Visit our Voter Service and Polling Centers between October 15, 2018 and November 6, 2018 to register to vote, update your registration, replace or request a ballot, and vote on an accessible voting machine.
 
Where do I go? 24 Hour Ballot Drop-Off Location
Alleyway West of the Administration Building
Located at 231 Ensign St.
Fort Morgan, CO

Voter Service and Polling Center
Morgan County Administration Building
231 Ensign Street 1st Floor
Fort Morgan, CO
 

Voting Location, Dates and Times on Election Day

Mail Ballots may be dropped off at the following locations on Election Day from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Morgan County Administration Building
231 Ensign Street - Basement
Fort Morgan, CO

Brush Fairgrounds
750 Ellsworth
Brush, CO

Wiggins Fire Hall
701 Central Ave
Wiggins, CO

Full Service Center Location Dates and Times Prior To Election Day

Morgan County Administration Building
231 Ensign Street - 1st Floor
Fort Morgan, CO

October 15, 2018 through November 5, 2018
8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday - Friday

Additional Hours will be held
Saturday - October 27, 2018 from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Saturday - November 3, 2018 from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Track Your Ballot - www.govotecolorado.com

Election Results

Election results will be available on the County website, www.sos.state.co.us or in the Election's Office after 7:00 pm on Election Day.

Voting Guide for Young Voters

If you're one of the many milleninials moving around the country at greater rates than ever before and have questions on how your residency could affect your ability to vote, please consult the following link to a voting guide for young voters.

This guide includes:

Ballot Postage

The cost to return the 2018 ballot is TBD.

2018 Election Process Dates

Voter Registration:

  • Residency in the state required 22 days before any Election to be eligible
  • Voters may sign up to receive election and registration notifications by email at www.govotecolorado.com
  • Voters will remain "Active" unless they move out of the state or move within the county without notifying the Clerk's office.

Important Dates:

  • October 29, 2018: 8 days before Election Day
    • Deadline for online voter registration www.govotecolorado.com (for online registration)
    • Last day to submit a voter registration and still receive a ballot in the mail
  • November 6, 2018: Election Day
    • Register and/or vote in any Voter Service Polling Center
    • To be eligible to vote you must be 18 years of age on Election Day
  • Logic and Accuracy Testing
    • October 9, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. (Alternate Date - October 11, 2018 at 8:30 a.m.)
    • Testing will take place at the Morgan County Clerk and Recorder's Office located at 231 Ensign St, Fort Morgan, CO.

Identification Requirements for Voting

All voters who vote at the Vote Service Center must provide identification. If you are voting by mail for the first time, you may also need to provide a photocopy of your identification.

Acceptable forms of identification when voting

If your form of identification shows your address, that address must be in the state of Colorado.

  • A valid Colorado driver's license
  • A valid identification card issued by the Department of Revenue in accordance with the requirements of Part 3 of Article 2 of Title 42, C.R.S.
  • A valid U.S. passport
  • A valid employee identification card with a photograph of the eligible elector issued by any branch, department, agency, or entity of the United States government or of this state, or by any county, municipality, board, authority, or other political subdivision of this state
  • A valid pilot's license issued by the Federal Aviation Administration or other authorized agency of the United States
  • A valid U.S. military identification card with a photograph of the eligible elector
  • A copy of a current utility bill, bank statement, government check, paycheck, or other government document that shows the name and address of the elector. For example,
    • A cable bill or telephone bill
    • Documentation from a public institution of higher education in Colorado containing at least the name, date of birth, and legal residence address of the student elector
    • A paycheck from a government institution or private company
    • A Certificate of Degree of Indian or Alaskan Native Blood
  • A valid Medicare or Medicaid card issued by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
  • A certified copy of a U.S. birth certificate for the elector issued in the United States
  • Certified documentation of naturalization
  • A valid student identification card with a photograph of the eligible elector issued by an institute of higher education in Colorado, as defined in section 23-3.1-102(5), C.R.S.
  • A valid veteran identification card issued by the United States department of veterans affairs veterans health administration with a photograph of the eligible elector
  • A valid identification card issued by a federally recognized tribal government certifying tribal membership

Military and Overseas Voters

Citizens living outside the U.S., including members of the military and spouses and dependents are eligible to register to vote in Morgan County, if Morgan County was your last domestic address.  The Federal Voter Assistance Program (FVAP) has now launched the Voter Registration Assistant, a new fillable Federal Postcard Application tool on its website to automate the process of registering and requesting a ballot.  You must meet the usual voter registration deadlines.

Helpful Links:

Colorado Secretary of State http://www.sos.state.co.us/

Register To Vote On Line, Check Voting Status, Check Ballot Status http://www.govotecolorado.com/

Colorado General Assembly http://www.leg.state.co.us/

Colorado Secretary of State Campaign Finance http://www.sos.state.co.us/pubs/elections/CampaignFinance/home.html

United States Election Assistance Commission http://www.eac.gov/

Federal Voting Assistance Program http://www.fvap.gov/

Overseas Vote Foundation http://www.overseasvotefoundation.org/

Federal Election Commission http://www.fec.gov/

For questions concerning upcoming Morgan County elections, contact the Morgan County Clerk's Office at 970-542-3521, Option 5.