El Paso County Offices and Affiliated Agencies Two-Hour Delay on Thursday, February 25

El Paso County, CO, February 25, 2021 – El Paso County administrative, elected administrative offices, and affiliated agencies will have a two-hour delayed schedule on Thursday, February 25, due to inclement weather and hazardous driving conditions in El Paso County. The delayed opening applies to non-mission essential personnel. El Paso County Combined Courts and Sheriff’s…

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Board of County Commissioners Authorizes Waiver of Certain Specific Local Liquor Licensing Fees

January 27, 2021 – Some local liquor licensing fees for establishments in unincorporated El Paso County will be waived starting retroactive to December 7, 2020 through December 7, 2021 due to the impact of COVID-19. The Board of County Commissioners which serves as the Local Licensing Authority approved a Resolution 21-33 at yesterday’s meeting authorizing…

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Clerk’s Office Announces Public Test to Ensure Accuracy of Voting Equipment

September 28, 2020– The Clerk and Recorder’s Office will conduct a public Logic and Accuracy (L&A) test on all ballot counting equipment that will be used for the 2020 General Election. This includes the Central Count Optical Scanners, and Voter Service and Polling Center ballot marking devices. The L&A test will begin at 10:00…

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General Election Ballots Mailed to Military, Overseas Voters

September 21, 2020- The Office of the Clerk and Recorder has sent approximately 5,200 ballots for the General Election to voters classified under the Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act (UOCAVA). These voters with special circumstances include military and their dependents living out of state, and voters who reside out of the country. Holding…

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Clerk’s Office Warns Voters About USPS Mailer Containing Misleading Information

September 14, 2020- The El Paso County Clerk and Recorder’s Office has been notified the United States Postal Service (USPS) will be sending out a national pre-election mailer to every household in America that contains incorrect election information for Colorado. The mailer incorrectly asks that voters request a mail ballot at least 15 days before…

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Now Hiring 500 Temporary Election Judges for the Upcoming Election

September 8, 2020– The Office of the Clerk and Recorder is hiring Temporary Election Judges for the 2020 General Election. Positions provide short-term support during the elections process – dates, locations, and hours vary. The hourly wages for these positions begin at $15.50 per hour and have various assignment lengths from three days up to…