2016 General Election

Garfield County unofficial election results

In Garfield County, 84 percent of mailed ballots were submitted by Election Day. In unofficial tallies, Jeff Cheney won the race for the Ninth Judicial District Attorney, and incumbent County Commissioners John Martin and Mike Samson were re-elected to four-year terms. Overall, 27,029 of 32,169 Garfield County ballots were voted in 2016.
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Sample ballots
General Election - Tuesday, November 8, 2016

Sample election ballots: Ballots were mailed October 17, 2016. Your address determines which questions will be on your ballot.

Carbondale-| Glenwood Springs-|
New Castle-| Parachute-|
Silt-| Eagle/Re-50-|
City of Rifle and areas outside of listed municipalities-| Spanish ballot-|

Write-in candidates
To properly cast a valid vote for a write-in candidate, the voter must correctly mark the target area and write the name of a legally qualified write-in candidate in the space provided. In the case of a presidential or gubernatorial election write-in candidate, a valid write-in vote for president and vice president or governor and lieutenant governor must include, at a minimum, a reasonably correct spelling of the last name of both candidates comprising the pair, along with the correct mark in the target area.

Certified Write-In Candidates for the General Election
Below is a list of the certified write-in candidates who have filed the required paperwork with the Secretary of State. These candidates may not be listed on the ballot; however, voters may write the candidate's name on the ballot in the appropriate space provided in order to cast a vote for that candidate. As a result, any ballot containing the districts below must contain a write-in line.

Presidential Electors
(01) Bruce Lohmiller / J.R. Smith
Green / Democratic

(02) Thomas J. Nieman / Bernie Jackson
Unaffiliated / Libertarian

(03) Corey Sterner / Jeff Ryan
Unaffiliated / Republican

(04) David Perry / Eric "Rick" Seiley

(05) Brian Anthony Perry / Michael Byron Nelson

(06) Cherunda Fox / Roger Kushner

United States Senator
(01) Don Willoughby

Voters can also confirm registration information, track ballots, and see sample ballots on the Colorado Secretary of State website.
Confirm registration information-|

Election Day is November 7, 2017
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Voter registration forms

Mail-in form

Spanish form

Hands up for elections

Use the statewide online voter registration system at or;
contact the Garfield County Election Department by telephone 970-384-3700, option 2, or fax 970-947-1078

Clerk & Recorder - Glenwood Springs
109 8th Street, Suite 200
Glenwood Springs, CO  81601
Email Clerk & Recorder

970-384-3700 | phone
970-947-1078 | fax

Monday - Friday, 8:30 am - 5 pm (except holidays)

  Clerk & Recorder - Rifle
195 West 14th Street, Building D
Rifle, CO  81650
Email Clerk & Recorder

970-625-0882 | phone
970-625-0908 | fax

Monday - Friday, 8:30 am - 5 pm (except holidays)

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