2018 Elections

votePrimary Election
Preliminary and unofficial Primary Election results are posted online. Bonnie McLean will face Garfield County Clerk Jean Alberico in the 2018 General Election. Thirty-two percent of the ballots mailed out were returned and tallied.

june 262018 Primary Election
Primary election June 26
Unaffiliated voters can vote for the first time ever in this election! You choose the ballot
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Frequently asked questions on primary elections
The Secretary of State's office answers your Primary Election questions.

Important dates:
June 4: Ballots mailed out to active voters

June 4 - June 26 (Primary Election day): Voter Service and Polling Centers (VSPCs) are available at the clerk’s offices in Glenwood Springs and Rifle.

June 14: Date to contact the Garfield County Election Department, (970) 384-3700, ext. 1770 or by email here, if you haven’t yet received a ballot by mail.

June 5 - June 26: Ballot drop-off sites are available in Carbondale, New Castle, Silt, and Parachute town halls.

June 18: The last day to register to vote in the Primary Election by mail, through an agency, or online at, and still receive a ballot by mail. This is the last day to request that a ballot be mailed to you.

June 18: Early voting begins at VSPCs in Rifle and Glenwood Springs through Primary Election day, excluding Sundays.

June 23 (Saturday): VSPCs in Rifle and Glenwood are open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

June 26 (Primary Election day): Additional VSPCs are available from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. at Carbondale Town Hall, the Glenwood Springs Community Center, and the New Castle, Silt, and Parachute Branch libraries.

Colorado’s election safety commended

May 10 - In an article by the Washington Post, experts say Colorado now has the most secure voting systems in the country.
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Following the passage of Proposition 108 in 2016, for the first time, unaffiliated Colorado voters can vote in Democratic or Republican primary elections without having their party status changed from unaffiliated.
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The primary election is June 26, 2018. For more information or to select a ballot, go to

2018 General Election
Election Day is November 6, 2018nov 6
Precinct boundary adjustments
Precinct boundaries in Carbondale (precincts 1-4) and New Castle (precincts 14 and 15) have changed. The adjustments even out active eligible voter numbers in precincts that have experienced growth.
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Carbondale precincts 1-4-| 

candidate info guide County office candidate info guide
This booklet features all the pertinent information for a candidate seeking elected office in Garfield County. It includes information on the Board of County Commissioners; and the Assessor; Clerk and Recorder; Treasurer; Sheriff; Surveyor; and Coroner offices.
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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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