Clerk and Recorder
2023 Coordinated Election – Tuesday, November 7Garfield County is conducting a Coordinated Election on Tuesday, Nov. 7.
Returning your ballotUtilize one of the 24/7 ballot drop boxes at the following locations: Carbondale Town Hall – near main entrance
Glenwood Springs at County Courthouse on 8th St.
New Castle Town Hall – near main entrance
Silt Town Hall – near main entrance
County Administration Bldg D – 195 W 14th St. in Rifle
Parachute Town Hall – to the west of the utility drop box
Ballots must be received by 7 pm on Election Day (November 7).
Early votingEarly voting is now OPEN in Glenwood Springs and Rifle! You can update your voter registration, pick up a ballot, vote in person and drop off a voted ballot at either location.
- Monday – Friday from 8:30 am to 5 pm
- Saturday, Nov. 4th from 10 am to 2 pm
- Election Day, Nov. 7th from 7 am to 7 pm
Election Day votingElection Day Voter Service and Polling Centers (VSPC) – open 7:00 am to 7:00 pm on Tuesday, Nov. 7.th
Glenwood Springs Community Center
100 Wulfsohn Road
Glenwood Springs, CO 81601
Garfield County Fairgrounds – South Hall
1001 Railroad Ave
Rifle, CO 81650
Carbondale Town Hall
511 Colorado Ave
Carbondale, CO 81623
244 Grand Valley Way
Parachute, CO 81635
If you have not received a ballot, please go to one of the early voting or election day VSPC’s listed above for assistance.
Ballots mailed to votersBallots were mailed to all active voters beginning Tuesday, Oct. 17. Voted ballots must be received by the Garfield County Clerk’s Office, or dropped off in one of the ballot drop boxes, by 7 p.m. on Election Day (Nov. 7). Ballots received after this deadline will not be counted. Postmarks DO NOT count.
For all things voting-related, go to www.GoVoteColorado.gov on the Colorado Secretary of State’s website. Visit this link to:
- Register to vote
- available online with a valid Social Security Number (SSN), Colorado driver’s license or Colorado ID card
- paper registration form if you are unable to register online
- Update or check your current voter registration (including party affiliation)
- View your sample ballot
- Check your mail ballot status or sign up for BallotTrax
- Withdraw your Colorado voter registration (i.e. you no longer live in Colorado)
- See a list of other resources available to voters including a list of frequently asked questions (FAQs)
Press releaseGarfield County has mailed 37,500 ballots to registered voters for the Tuesday, Nov. 7, Coordinated Election. Ballots were mailed to all military and overseas voters on Sept. 22.
Record-setting anniversary plateThe 150th anniversary plate, “Pikes Peak or Bust,” has set an unprecedented record as the fastest-selling plate in state history. 5,700 plates were ordered within the first two months of availability, surpassing the previous fastest seller, the Broncos Charities plate, which took four months to reach comparable sales.
Motor vehicle express kiosk coming soonGarfield County is anticipating installation of a Colorado Motor Vehicle Express Kiosk in Rifle, tentatively scheduled for the end of 2023. The self-service motor vehicle kiosk will offer a fast and easy way to renew your vehicle registration, obtain a duplicate registration, replace your registration tab, and check the status of a title. Residents of any participating county in Colorado are able to utilize express kiosks, statewide. You can find out more information online.
Public recordsViewing public records
The public may view grantor and grantee indexes online, and search indexes back to February 21, 1883. View images by contacting the Garfield County Clerk and Recorder’s Office and sign up for either a weekly ($100) or monthly ($300) subscription.
The Garfield County Clerk and Recorder’s office makes every effort to collect and maintain accurate data. However, Tyler Technology and the Garfield County Clerk and Recorder’s office are unable to warrant any of the information herein contained.
Colorado DRIVESColorado DRIVES (Driver License, Record, Identification, and Vehicle Enterprise Solution) is utilized by Garfield County. The system reduces customer service time, increases transaction speed provides better county-to-county integration, and offers additional online services. Colorado DRIVES
Online motor vehicle servicesComplete many driver’s license, identification, and vehicles services online at myDMV
Apply for a driver’s license or identification card
Renew your driver’s license or identification card
Change your address
Register your vehicle
Renew a vehicle registration
Add or change a driver’s license renewal reminder
Request your driving record
Apply for a disability placard
Request a personalized plate
Request a duplicate title
Clerk and Recorder’s office dutiesThe Clerk & Recorder’s office is responsible for voter registration, the conducting of all primary, general, and November coordinated elections, motor vehicle titling and registration, real estate and other recordings, marriage licenses, birth and death records, liquor licenses and recording the proceedings of the Board of County Commissioners.
- Marriage licenses
- Motor vehicle
- Vital records
Open Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. and 1:30 – 4:30 p.m., excluding holidays. Please call 970-384-3700 for assistance.
Your Garfield County Clerk & Recorder team
Garfield County Clerk & RecorderJackie Harmon