The information in this section is to assist members of the media with coverage of the Election. If additional information is needed or you would like to come into the Clerk and Recorder’s Office to observe, please contact Colleen Stewart at 303.582.5321.
Absentee Voting - All registered voters in Gilpin County are eligible to vote an Absentee Ballot regardless if they will or will not be in the area on Election Day. Applications are available online to download, print and return to the Elections Office at P.O. Box 429, Central City, CO 80427. The deadline to receive an application is one week prior to each election. Ballots are mailed out to voters approximately one month prior to each election. Voted ballots must be received back in the Clerk’s Office by 7:00 p.m. on the day of the Election to be counted.
Absentee Voting Statistics - A statistical list of absentee ballots that have been requested is available by party breakdown. Also, candidates and parties are eligible for a detail list of voters who have requested an absentee ballot by contacting Charlotte Taylor at (303) 582-5321.
Candidate Report Filing - The Campaign and Political Finance (CPF) and the Fair Campaign Practices Act (FCPA) specify reporting requirements for candidates running for elected office. Filings for County offices are recorded by the Gilpin County Clerk & Recorder and filings for State offices are recorded by the Secretary of State.
Early Voting - One week prior to any Primary Election and two weeks prior to any General Election, the Clerk and Recorder’s office is open for Early Voting.
Election Calendar - The Secretary of State of Colorado sets important deadlines and dates for each election.
Election Tips - Voter education is very important to the Gilpin County Clerk and Recorder’s Office. We strive to make sure that voters are prepared for each election and know what to expect when they cast their ballots. A list of election tips on how to make sure your vote is counted is available online and through mail as requested.
Identification - Colorado State Statute requires that all voters show valid identification when voting at an Early Voting Branch Office or a Vote Center on Election Day.
Political Signs - Regulatory guidelines are set regarding the posting of political signs.
Record Request Information - Candidates and Party Chairpersons are eligible to receive records for all voters in Gilpin County. Guidelines and prices have been set regarding the process for obtaining voter records.
Results - Election results for past elections.
Voter Registration Information - Information on how Gilpin County citizens can register to vote, including deadline dates.