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Primary Election Ballots Sent to Military and Overseas Voters

May 16, 2022 – The Office of the Clerk and Recorder has sent approximately 5,400 ballots to registered Democratic, Republican, and Unaffiliated voters for the Primary Election to those 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…

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Combined Courts & District Attorney’s Office on Normal Schedule All Other El Paso County Offices and Affiliated Agencies Opening at 10:00 a.m.

March 17, 2022 – The El Paso County Courts and the 4th Judicial District Attorney’s Office will open on time. However, El Paso County Administrative Offices and all other County Affiliated Agencies will open at 10:00 am, Thursday, March 17, 2022, due to the hazardous driving conditions in parts of El Paso County. The…

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Clerk and Recorder’s Office Conducts Additional Audit of 2021 Coordinated Election

March 7, 2022 – The El Paso County Clerk and Recorder’s Office has contracted once again with Clear Ballot to conduct an additional audit of the 2021 Coordinated Election. ClearAudit is a respected post-election audit system that utilizes a digital process to verify elections results by recounting digital images and digitally tabulating another voting system’s…

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Registration is now open for El Paso County’s Spring 2022 Citizens College

March 3, 2022 – Registration is now open for the Spring 2022 Citizens College scheduled for May 4 – June 15, 2022. The sessions are scheduled on either a weekday evening or Saturday. The program offers the option of registering for all sessions or individual sessions. This Citizens College is presented by the El…

El Paso County Offices and Affiliated Agencies Closed Wednesday, February 2 Due to Inclement Weather

El Paso County administrative, elected administrative offices and affiliated agencies are closed on Wednesday, February 2, 2022, due to inclement weather and hazardous driving conditions. Employees with the proper equipment should work remotely. The closure applies to non-mission essential personnel and includes: El Paso County Public Health El Paso County Department of Human Services El…

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Recount Complete for Colorado Springs School District 11 Ballot Issue 4B

December 6, 2021 – The Clerk and Recorder’s Elections Department completed the Colorado Springs School District 11 Ballot Issue 4B recount today, December 6, 2021. Final Official Results from the November 2, Coordinated Election determined, Colorado Springs School District 11 Ballot Issue 4B, was less than one-half of one percent of the highest votes cast,…

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Final Official Results for 2021 Coordinated Election

November 18, 2021 – The El Paso County Clerk and Recorder’s Office has completed the official Canvass of the 2021 Coordinated Election. Final official results can be viewed on the Colorado Secretary of State (SOS) Election Night Reporting website. These results include additional ballots from military and overseas voters, and ballots that were counted after…

El Paso County Elections Department Participates in Statewide Risk Limiting Audit

November 12, 2021] The El Paso County Elections Department will participate in the statewide Risk Limiting Audit (RLA) Monday, November 15. This extensive post-election audit allows officials to compare a sample of paper ballots against digital tallies to verify results were tabulated correctly. Due to the high level of statistical probability, this audit confirms election…