Recorder's Notes

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By Pamela Bacon

Logan CountyClerk and Recorder

ELECTION ALERTS:

MAKE A PLAN TO VOTE!

Active eligible voter ballots for the November 3, 2020 Presidential General Election were mailed October 13, 2020.  If you have not received your ballot by October 21, 2020 contact our office at 970-522-1544 to obtain a replacement ballot.

November 3, 2020 General Election will be conducted as an all-Mail Ballot Delivery Election.  The ballot you receive in the mail is your Official Election Ballot. 

Please contact our office and we can assist you with any questions or concerns you may have about your registration or your ballot. 

RETURNING YOUR VOTED BALLOT:  Ballots may be voted and returned to the Clerk and Recorder’s Office any time after receiving the ballot in the mail.  It is not necessary to wait until Election Day to vote. 

*Logan County Clerk and Recorder’s Office Election Department will be open on Saturday, October 31, 2020 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. for ballot drop off, replacement ballots or to register to vote. 

TIPS FOR MAIL BALLOTS:

  1. Receive ballot, secrecy sleeve and return envelope in the mail. 
  2. Use a blue or black pen to vote your ballot.  Make sure the ink will not bleed through the paper.
  3. Make selection of candidates and questions you wish to vote on by completely filling in the oval provided to the left of your choice.  

Example:        John Doe

  1. If you do not want to vote the entire ballot, simply mark your selections and leave the others blank. 
  2. Place the ballot inside of the secrecy sleeve in your return envelope addressed to Logan County Clerk and Recorder,
    315 Main Street, Suite 3, Sterling
  3. Before sealing the envelope, please sign the signature affidavit located on the back of the envelope.  This is required in order for your ballot to be processed. 
  4. You may then drop your ballot off at the Clerk & Recorder’s Office at 315 Main Street, Sterling, CO 80751, or place (2) two first class stamp on your ballot return envelope with the secrecy sleeve and mail it back prior to October 26. 
  5. Remember to allow enough time for mail delivery of your voted ballot.  All ballots must be returned to the Clerk and Recorder’s office by Election Day, November 3, 2020 by 7:00 p.m. in order to be counted. 

All voted ballots and replacement ballots must be returned to the Logan County Clerk and Recorder’s Office, 315 Main St. Suite 3, Sterling, CO 80751 by 7:00 p.m. November 3, 2020.   Social Distancing rules will apply in the building. 

  • Please vote your mail ballot! 

Due to COVID-19: Please help us make this a safe election for everyone by returning your mail ballot

C.R.S 1-7.5 (3) (b.5) (II) The signing of the self-affirmation on the return envelope shall constitute an affirmation by the elector, under penalty of perjury, that the facts state in the self-affirmation are true.  (5)(c) For any election conducted with or coordinated by the county clerk, the signature of the eligible elector on the return envelope shall compared with the signature of the elector on file in the office of the county clerk or in the statewide voter registration system.  This process is done by election judges approved by both political party chairmen. 

QUESTIONS REGARDING YOUR MAIL-IN BALLOT:

What if my ballot does not arrive?  If your General Election ballot does not arrive by October 23, 2020 please come to the Logan County Clerk & Recorder’s Office 315 Main St. Suite 3, Sterling, CO 80751 to obtain a replacement ballot or contact us 970-522-1544.  You may also bring identification and vote at the Voter Service and Polling Center location.

I spoiled my ballot, now what do I do?  Please call the Logan County Clerk & Recorder’s Office at 522-1544 or stop by our office.  You may obtain a replacement ballot during normal business hours; from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  You may bring identification and register and vote at the Voter Service and Polling Center location.

What do I do with my mail-in ballot? You can vote your ballot any time after you receive the ballot. 

  • You can either mail it back with two first class stamps prior to October 26 Or
  • bring it to the Logan County Clerk & Recorder’s Office at 315 Main Street, Suite 3, Sterling, CO 80751 Or
  • drop it in the 24/7 Drive up Drop Box.  (look for the flags)

You may do this any time up to November 3, 2020 all ballots must be received by 7:00 p.m. election day in order to be counted. 

BallotTrax is a free service for Logan County Voters that allows you to track the status of your ballot online, as well as receive messages by text, phone or email when your ballot has been sent to you and received by our Elections Division.  Logan County voters may sign up at votelogancounty.ballottrax.net

The Election and Recording Department can be reached at 522-1544 for voter and election questions or recording information.  The Motor Vehicle Department can be reached at 522-1158 for license plates/renewals or titling a vehicle.  You can also reach our office by email at baconp@logancountyco.gov . Like us on Facebook at Logan County Elections/MotorVehicle/Recording or Twitter @LoganClerkCO