Election Time Is Here Again

Election Time Is Here Again

With the Primary and General Elections just around the corner, the Arapahoe County Clerk and Recorder’s Office is gearing up for the predicted highest turnout election ever. All voters should be aware of how they can help to make their voting experience an easy exercise of the democratic process.

Are you ready? You can now check your voter registration online at www.arapahoevotes.com to make sure the information is current. If you have moved since the last election, you will need to contact the clerk’s office to update your address. If you want to change your party affiliation, that can also be done by downloading the form and sending it to the clerk’s office or by calling 303-795-4511 to request a form be sent to you.

Nancy Doty, Arapahoe County Clerk and Recorder, is urging voters to sign up for permanent mail-in ballots. “Voters can now apply to have their ballot automatically mailed to them for each election the county coordinates. There are 13 convenient locations to drop off ballots, or, a ballot can be returned by mail.” A voter can get this information on the website or by calling the above number. In Arapahoe County in 2006 over 51% of the voters voted by mail, and that number will increase with each election cycle.

Be Involved – Be an Election Judge. Arapahoe County needs 1,600 precinct poll workers for the Primary and General Elections. It is a great way to be involved in the democratic process, and you can earn $200 for the day. Just call the clerk’s office at 303-795-4511 for more information.