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Morgan County Election Information

 

 

OFFICE OF COUNTY CLERK and RECORDER

Susan L. Bailey, County Clerk

231 Ensign Street

P.O. Box 1399

Fort Morgan, Colorado  80701

Telephone (970) 542-3521

 

 

Please check back often.  As information changes, updates will be posted.

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2016 Election News and Important Information

  • September Election News - Includes information on ballot mailing dates, how to return your ballot and important 2015 General Election dates

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3 Easy Steps to Voting in Colorado

Verify or Update Voter Registration Online and Check Your Ballot Status

It's easy to vote in Colorado!  To see the three easy steps for voting or to confirm your voter registration status (address, party affiliation and voter status - active or inactive), please visit My Colorado Vote.

 


 

Election Information

 

General Election – November 8, 2016

Morgan County voters will receive their ballots by mail.

  • For all elections conducted by Clerk & Recorder
  • All active voters will begin to receive ballots in the mail to the mailing address on record with the Morgan County Clerk and Record's Election Department starting 18 to 22 days before Election Day.
  • Vote Service Centers
    • Full Services Available
      • Ballot drop off
      • Original and replacement ballots
      • Voting booths
      • Accessible voting equipment
      • Voter registration and changes to registration

 


 

Voting Location, Dates and Times on Election Day

Mail Ballots may be dropped off at the following locations on Election Day from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Morgan County Administration Building

231 Ensign Street Basement Level

Fort Morgan, CO

Wiggins Fire Hall

701 Central Avenue

Wiggins, CO

Morgan County Fairgrounds

750 Ellsworth Street

Brush, CO

 


 

Full Service Center Location Dates and Times Prior To Election Day

 

Morgan County Administration Building

231 Ensign Street 1st Floor

Fort Morgan, CO

 

Cotober 17, 2016 through November 7, 2016

8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.  Monday - Friday

Additional Hours will be held

Saturday – October 29, 2016 & November 5, 2016

8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Locate "Drop Off" or "Vote Service Center" locations on a map by visiting:

http://mycoloradovote.com/voting-locations/

 

Track Your Ballot - www.govotecolorado.com

 

Election Results

Election results will be available on the County website or in the Election's Office after 7:00 pm on Election Day. www.co.morgan.co.us or www.sos.state.co.us

 

Voting Guide for Young Voters

If you're one of the many milleninials moving around the country at greater rates than ever before and have questions on how your residency could affect your ability to vote, please consult the following link to a voting guide for young voters.

This guide includes:

 

 


2016 General Election Sample Ballots/2016 Elecciones General muestra de boleta

 

 


Ballot Postage/Votación franqueo de boleta

The cost to return the 2016 ballot is 68¢.

El costo de regresar la boleta electoral es de 68 centavos de 2016.

 


2016 Election Process Dates /Proceso Electoral fechas de 2016

 

Voter Registration:

  • Residency in the state required 22 days before any Election to be eligible
  • Voters may sign up to receive election and registration notifications by email at www.govotecolorado.com
  • Voters will remain "Active" unless they move out of the state or move within the county without notifying the Clerk's office.

Important Dates:

 

  • October 31, 2016:  8 days before Election Day
    • Deadline for online voter registration www.govotecolorado.com  (for online registration)
    • Last day to submit a voter registration and still receive a ballot in the mail

 

  • November 8, 2016: Election Day
    • Register and/or vote in Voter Service Polling Center
    • To be eligible to vote you must be 18 years of age on Election Day

 

  • Logic and Accuracy Testing
    • To be held Wednesday, October 12, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. with an alternate date of Thursday, October 13, 2016 at 10:00 a.m.
    • Testing will take place at the Morgan County Clerk and Recorder's Office located at 231 Ensign St, Fort Morgan, CO.
    • Link to Public Notic

 


Identification Requirements for Voting

 

All voters who vote at the Vote Service Center must provide identification. If you are voting by mail for the first time, you may also need to provide a photocopy of your identification.

 

Acceptable forms of identification when voting

If your form of identification shows your address, that address must be in the state of Colorado.

  • A valid Colorado driver's license
  • A valid identification card issued by the Department of Revenue in accordance with the requirements of Part 3 of Article 2 of Title 42, C.R.S.
  • A valid U.S. passport
  • A valid employee identification card with a photograph of the eligible elector issued by any branch, department, agency, or entity of the United States government or of this state, or by any county, municipality, board, authority, or other political subdivision of this state
  • A valid pilot's license issued by the Federal Aviation Administration or other authorized agency of the United States
  • A valid U.S. military identification card with a photograph of the eligible elector
  • A copy of a current utility bill, bank statement, government check, paycheck, or other government document that shows the name and address of the elector. For example,
    • A cable bill or telephone bill
    • Documentation from a public institution of higher education in Colorado containing at least the name, date of birth, and legal residence address of the student elector
    • A paycheck from a government institution or private company
    • A Certificate of Degree of Indian or Alaskan Native Blood
  • A valid Medicare or Medicaid card issued by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
  • A certified copy of a U.S. birth certificate for the elector issued in the United States
  •  Certified documentation of naturalization
  • A valid student identification card with a photograph of the eligible elector issued by an institute of higher education in Colorado, as defined in section 23-3.1-102(5), C.R.S.
  •  A valid veteran identification card issued by the United States department of veterans affairs veterans health administration with a photograph of the eligible elector
  •  A valid identification card issued by a federally recognized tribal government certifying tribal membership

Todos los votantes que votan en las elecciones deben presentar una identificación. Si usted está votando por correo por primera vez, también puede ser necesario para proveer una fotocopia de su identificación.

 

Formas de identificaciones aceptables para votar

Si su forma de identificación muestra su dirección, dicha dirección debe estar en el estado de Colorado.

 

  • Una licencia de conducir de Colorado válida
  • Una tarjeta de identificación válida emitida por el Departamento de Hacienda de acuerdo con los requisitos de la Parte 3 del Artículo 2 del Título 42, C.R.S.
  • Un pasaporte válido de EE.UU.
  • Una tarjeta de identificación de empleado válida con su fotografía emitida por cualquier entidad, departamento, agencia o institución del gobierno de Estados Unidos o de este estado, o por cualquier condado, municipalidad, comisión, autoridad u otra subdivisión política de este estado
  • Una licencia de piloto válida emitida por la administración federal de aviación u otra agencia autorizada de Estados Unidos
  • Una tarjeta de identificación militar de EE.UU., con fotografía del elector elegible
  • Una copia de una factura corriente de servicios públicos, estado de cuenta bancario, cheque gubernamental, cheque de nómina u otro documento gubernamental que muestra el nombre y dirección del elector. Para ejemplo,
    • Una factura por cable o cuenta de teléfono
    • Documentación de una institución pública de educación superior en Colorado que contenga al menos el nombre, fecha de nacimiento, y la dirección de residencia legal del votante estudiantil
    • Un cheque de una institución gubernamental o compañía privada
    • Un certificado de sangre de grado de india nativa o de Alaska
  • Una tarjeta válida de Medicare o Medicaid emitida por los Centros para Servicios de Medicare y Medicaid
  • Una copia certificada de un acta de nacimiento de EE.UU., para el elector, emitido en Estados Unidos
  • Documentación certificada de naturalización
  • Una tarjeta de estudiante válida con fotografía d
  • Una tarjeta de estudiante válida con fotografía del elector elegible, emitida por una institución de educación superior en Colorado, según lo definido en la sección 23-3-1-102(5) C.R.S.
  • Una identificación válida emitida por el departamento de asuntos de veteranos administración de salud de veteranos de los Estados Unidos con una fotografía del elector elegible
  •  Un identificación válida emitido por gobierno tribal reconocido a nivel federal certificando la pertenencia tribal

 


 

Military and Overseas Voters/Votantes Militares y Ultramar

Citizens living outside the U.S., including members of the military and spouses and dependents are eligible to register to vote in Morgan County, if Morgan County was your last domestic address.  The Federal Voter Assistance Program (FVAP) has now launched the Voter Registration Assistant, a new fillable Federal Postcard Application tool on its website to automate the process of registering and requesting a ballot.  You must meet the usual voter registration deadlines: The Morgan County Elections Division must receive your application at least 29 days prior to an election if you wish to vote in that election.

The Colorado Online Ballot Delivery site is now live to all UOCAVA voters.  Please access this site by clicking on the link below.  This site will remain live to all UOCAVA voters until 7:00 p.m. MST, Tuesday, November 8, 2016, Election Day.

UOCAVA Color Online Ballot Delivery Site: https://govotecolorado.everyonecounts.com

Los ciudadanos que viven afuera de los E.E.U.U., incluyendo los miembros de los militares y los esposos y los dependientes son elegibles para registrarse para votar en Morgan, si Morgan era su dirección doméstica pasada. El programa de ayuda federal del votante (FVAP) ahora ha implementado un ayudante del registro para votantes, una nueva aplicacion federal para el uso postal en él sitio Web para automatizar el proceso de registrar y pedir una boleta. Usted debe cumplir los plazos generalmente de registro para votantes: la división electoral de Morgan debe recibir su aplicación por lo menos 29 días antes de una elección si usted desea votar en esa elección.

 


 

Helpful Links/Enlaces utiles:

Colorado Secretary of State/

              http://www.sos.state.co.us/

Register To Vote On Line, Check Voting Status, Check Ballot Status

              http://www.govotecolorado.com/

Colorado General Assembly

              http://www.leg.state.co.us/

Colorado Secretary of State Campaign Finance              http://www.sos.state.co.us/pubs/elections/CampaignFinance/home.html

United States Election Assistance Commission

              http://www.eac.gov/

Federal Voting Assistance Program

              http://www.fvap.gov/

Overseas Vote Foundation

              http://www.overseasvotefoundation.org/

Federal Election Commission

              http://www.fec.gov/

 

 

 

Questions concerning upcoming Morgan County elections? 

Contact the Morgan County Clerk's Office at  970-542-3521

 

Contact the Morgan County Voter Registration Office by e-mail at

votemorganc@co.morgan.co.us

 


 

County Clerk & Recorder

Susan L. Bailey

 

Morgan County Clerk & Recorder's Office
231 Ensign St., P.O. Box 1399
Fort Morgan, CO 80701
Phone: 970-542-3521
Fax: 970-542-3553

OFFICE HOURS: 

Monday - Friday
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM MST
 
 

 

 
 

 
 

 

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