Recorder's Notes

Pam Bacon 
Logan County Clerk and Recorder

ELECTION ALERTS

IS IT ILLEGAL TO SIGN SOMEONE ELSE’S BALLOT ENVELOPE? YES IT IS ILLEGAL!

C.R.S. 1-13-106 Forgery: Any person who falsely makes, alters, forges, or counterfeits any ballot before or after it has been cast, or who forges any name of a person as a signer or witness to a petition or nomination paper, or who forges any letter of acceptance, declination, or withdrawal, or who forges the name of a registered elector to a voter’s mail-in or mail ballot commits forgery as set forth in section 18-5-102., and shall be punished as provided in section 18-1.3-401, C.R.S.

C.R.S. 1-13-705 Personating elector:  Any person who falsely personates any elector and votes at any election provided by law under the name of such elector shall be punished by a fine of not more than five thousand dollars or by imprisonment in the county jail for not more than eighteen months, or by both such fine and imprisonment. 

*The county clerk and recorder shall send information to the district attorney for investigation and possible prosecution for forged ballot signatures or for personating an elector. 

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!