Voting Process for Garfield County
Register to vote and check your voter registration
You can register to vote, check your voter registration, update your address at:
It's now too late to have a ballot mailed to you. But you can still request a balllot AND register to vote at an In-Person Voting Center. (See details below.) Be sure to bring your ID.
Learn about the Democratic Candidates
There are multiple ways to vote in Garfield County:
Drop your ballot in a Ballot Box: Starting Oct. 12, you can drop your ballot in any of the 24/7 Ballot Boxes located in every town in Garfield County. (See below for more info on Ballot Boxes)
Vote in-person at a polling location: All registered voters can also choose to vote in-person during Early Voting (Oct. 19 - Nov. 2) or on Election Day (Nov. 3) . If you did not receive a ballot in the mail, or if you lost or mismarked your ballot, you can still vote in person. (See below for info on the dates, times & locations of polling centers.)
It is now too late to mail your ballot.
Don't forget to sign the envelop of your ballot if you vote by mail or drop your ballot in a Ballot Box.
You should have your ballot by now. If you have not received a ballot, please contact the County Clerk's office at 970-384-3700 x 1770 and the election staff will determine where or if a ballot was mailed. Changes made online at govotecolorado.gov will update almost immediately and a request for a ballot to be mailed will be generated.
If you misplaced or mismarked your ballot, you can call the Garfield County Clerk's office at 970-384-3700 x 1770 to request that a replacement ballot be mailed to you.
If you do not have your ballot for any reason, you can still vote in person at a polling center. (See In-Person Voting information below)
Last day to register to vote and still be sent a ballot in the mail is Oct. 26
Last day to register to vote is Election Day, Nov. 3.
(In order to be eligible to vote in Colorado, a person must reside in Colorado for at least 22 days before the date of the election.)
If your work or travel schedule makes it difficult for you to receive and/or return your mail-in ballot, please call the Garfield County Election Division to learn about other ways that you can vote.
To track that your ballot has been accepted, you can sign up for Ballottrax on the Secretary of State's website: Track your ballot
If you receive a notice in the mail, or if you find out from Ballottrax, that your ballot was rejected due to a signature discrepancy, you can then text the word “Colorado” to 2VOTE (28638) on a smartphone. You’ll receive a reply with a link. Follow the instructions on the link to rectify the signature discrepancy issue. You’ll have until midnight, November 12th, 2020 to complete the steps to ensure that your ballot is counted. You can also return the affidavit that’s mailed to you along with a photocopy of your ID to the county election office.
For additional questions contact: Garfield County Election Division: 970-384-3700, Option 2.
** No voting equipment used in Colorado is connected to the internet at any time. **
ALL registered voters in Garfield County can vote for each County Commissioner seat. This year, District 2 and District 3 seats are open. Beatriz Soto is running for District 2; Leslie Robinson is running for District 3. Please vote for them both!
Ballot Box Information
New this year: An outside Ballot Box is located in every municipality in Garfield County.
Ballot Boxes are accessible 24 hours/day, 7 days/week, from now until 7pm on Nov. 3.
Garfield County voters can drop their ballot in any of the Ballot Boxes located in the county.
BALLOT BOX LOCATIONS - Ballot Boxes will be located outside the following buildings:
Carbondale Town Hall, 511 Colorado Ave. - near the front entrance
New Castle Town Hall, 450 W. Main St., near the front entrance
Silt Town Hall, 231 N. 7th St. - near the front entrance
Parachute Town Hall, 222 Grand Valley Way - near the front entrance
Ballots will be picked up daily from the above Ballot Boxes.
In-Person Voting (Oct. 19 - Nov. 3)
There will be two early voting sites available to voters on Mon. - Fri., Oct. 19th through Nov. 3, as well as Saturday hours on October 31st. Voted ballots may be dropped off at any Voter Service and Polling Center (VSPC) during operating hours.
Early Voting and Election Day VSPCs:
Rifle Fairgrounds – South Hall located at 1001 Railroad Ave
Glenwood Springs Community Center - located at 100 Wulfsohn Rd- use West entrance
Monday through Friday from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm
Saturday, October 31st from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Election Day, Nov. 3, from 7:00 am to 7:00 pm
Additional VSPC on Election Day Only
Carbondale Town Hall – 511 Colorado Ave
Open 7:00 am to 7:00 pm
*** If you would like to request a ride to a Ballot Box or a Polling Center, please contact Andrea: 970-948-5853
*** Garfield County Democrats will not be picking up and delivering people's ballots. If you choose to do that as an individual, please note: A person can only collect and deliver 10 ballots for the entire election cycle—including their own ballot and those of family members.