General Election is Tuesday, November 8
NOTE: On Election Day, Tuesday, November 8, the Garfield County Clerk and Recorder’s Office will only be available for elections oversight and recording. Election Day priorities
There will be no motor vehicle transactions, no birth certificates and no marriage licenses processed.
We thank you for your patience and understanding!
Colorado elections calendar
Garfield County sample ballots
To determine what precinct you are in or to view your specific sample ballot, please visit GoVoteColorado.gov. Follow the link for “Find my registration.” You will find your precinct under the County & District Information tab and you will find your sample ballot under the Ballot Information tab.
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Parachute | Spanish
Garfield County – Senate District 8 | Spanish
Parachute – Senate District 8 | Spanish
Elections conducted by the Garfield County Clerk
Election date: Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022
Election type: Mail ballot with in-person voting options at Voter Service & Polling Centers
Election hours: 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Election Day
Where to return ballots
Return ballots by mail – (affix a $0.60 stamp). It is recommended that you put your ballot in the mail no later than Nov. 1, if you want to make sure the ballot is delivered to the County Clerk’s office by Nov. 8.
Use one of the many 24/7 ballot drop boxes – located at the Carbondale Town Hall, the Courthouse in Glenwood on 8th Street, the New Castle Town Hall, the Silt Town Hall, the Rifle County Administration Bldg. at 195 W. 14th St., or the Parachute Town Hall.
Stand-alone drop box – located just inside the east entrance of the courthouse from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. during normal working hours and 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on General Election Day, Nov. 8, 2022.
Drop box and VSPC locations for the Nov. 8 General Election
Ballot drop boxes are now available and Voter Service & Polling Centers (VSPCs) are available Oct. 24, 2022, through General Election Day on Tuesday, Nov. 8.
Early voting VSPCs
Glenwood Springs Community Center
100 Wulfsohn Rd.
Glenwood Springs, CO 81601
Garfield County Fairgrounds
1001 Railroad Ave. – South Hall
Rifle, CO 81650
Election Day-only VSPCs
Carbondale Town Hall
510 Colorado Ave.
Carbondale, CO 81623
New Castle Branch Library
402 W. Main Street
New Castle, CO 81647
Silt Branch Library
680 Home Avenue
Silt, CO 81652
Parachute Branch Library
244 Grand Valley Way
Parachute, CO 81635
Ballot drop box locations – open 24/7
These locations are available Oct. 18, 2022, through 7 p.m. on General Election Day, Nov. 8, 2022.
Rifle Administration Building
195 West 14th Street, Building D
Glenwood Springs Courthouse
109 8th Street
Glenwood Springs, CO
New Castle Town Hall
450 W. Main Street
New Castle, CO
Silt Town Hall
231 N. 7th Street
Parachute Town Hall
222 Grand Valley Way
Carbondale Town Hall
511 Colorado Ave.
Garfield County Courthouse
Check your voter registration at www.govotecolorado.gov or call 970-384-3700, option 2.
Have questions? Call Garfield County Elections at 384-3700, option #2 or email Garfield County elections.
The Garfield County Clerk’s Office assists some of the municipalities and special districts with elections but does not conduct the election, so please call the municipality or special district with your election questions.
November 8, 2022 – November General Election – Ballots mailed to all active registered voters beginning October 17, 2022.
Election judges: If you are interested in serving as an election judge in the November General Election and are affiliated with a major political party, sign up to be an election judge or contact the party chair.
Unaffiliated voters must give notice in writing to the Garfield County Clerk 60 days prior to an election of their interest in serving as an election judge. Deadline for the November General Election is Sept. 9, 2022.
Interested in running for elected office in Garfield County?
Anyone interested in establishing their candidacy for an elected office in Garfield County can find all the needed information in a handy guide created by the Garfield County Clerk and Recorder’s Office.
Local political party contact information
Garfield Democratic Party
P.O. Box 2637
Glenwood Springs, CO 81602
Chairperson: Debbie Bruell
Phone: (970) 379-0214
Garfield Republican Party
P.O. Box 2593
Glenwood Springs, CO 81602
Chairperson: Gregg Rippy
Phone: (970) 945-7758
Director and COO
Western Colorado Independent Voters
Phone (970) 984-0843
BallotTrax – track your ballot
Colorado voters can again track their ballot’s progress online with BallotTrax. The service allows voters to receive either a text, an email or a phone call notification when their ballot is mailed, received, and accepted into the election’s count.
Colorado Secretary of state news release on BallotTrax
Go Vote Colorado
Voters may view ballot styles, and check when their ballot has been mailed, received, or counted at govotecolorado.gov. Voters should verify their mailing addresses at govotecolorado.gov to ensure ballots are sent to the correct locations. If voters will be traveling and need their ballots sent to a different address, changes to addresses may be done at govotecolorado.gov, or call the Garfield County Clerk and Recorder’s Office Elections Department at (970) 384-3700, ext. 2.
IT’S YOUR RIGHT TO VOTE. PROTECT IT. VERIFY YOUR VOTER REGISTRATION INFORMATION.
Use the statewide online voter registration system at govotecolorado.gov or; contact the Garfield County Election Division by telephone 970-384-3700, option 2, or fax 970-947-1078.