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LWV vote sign Information concerning La Plata County and Colorado-wide voter information and services in 2019.
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Upcoming Forums - Meetings

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Durango City Council Election

*If you were unable to attend the LWVLPC-sponsored City Council Forum on Monday, March 11, you can read/watch the proceedings in the following ways:

  • Durango's budget and spending come under scrutiny at candidates forum City Council hopefuls offer ideas to solve budget woes By Jonathan Romeo County & environment reporter, Durango Herald, March 13, 2019.

  • On-line via Durango Government Television at DGOV Click on Special Programs in the left-hand box.

  • Via Charter Spectrum Channels 191 and 981, channel 10.1 for over the air antenna users.

Legislative Lowdown *Saturday, April 6 from 10:30 a.m. to 12 noon
Durango Public Library
1900 East 3rd Avenue - Durango
Legislative Lowdown
Sponsored by the League of Women Voters of La Plata County


Upcoming Elections

Durango City Council Election

*The City of Durango's Regular Municipal Election will be held on Tuesday, April 2, 2019, and will be conducted by mail.

  • One of the two purposes of this election is to elect two City Council members to four-year terms. The candidates are Marcos Wisner, Jaime McMillan, Barbara Noseworthy, and Kim Baxter.

  • The other purpose of this election is to decide this question:

QUESTION 1-A: AUTHORIZATION TO INCREASE CITY TAXES FOR 10 YEARS FOR THE PURPOSE OF FUNDING STREET IMPROVEMENTS.

SHALL CITY OF DURANGO TAXES BE INCREASED NOT MORE THAN $4,686,000 IN THE FIRST FULL FISCAL YEAR OF COLLECTIONS AND BY WHATEVER AMOUNTS ARE GENERATED ANNUALLY FROM AN ADDITIONAL SALES AND USE TAX OF NOT MORE THAN 0.50% TO BE IMPOSED BEGINNING JULY 1, 2019, FOR THE PURPOSES OF FUNDING THE CONSTRUCTION, OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE OF STREETS, ALLEYS, CURBS, GUTTERS, SIDEWALKS AND RELATED STREET IMPROVEMENTS WITH PROPOSED EXPENDITURES BEING FIRST SUBMITTED TO A CITIZEN ADVISORY BOARD FOR A RECOMMENDATION TO CITY COUNCIL; PROVIDED THAT THESE INCREASED TAXES SHALL NOT BE COLLECTED AFTER JUNE 30, 2029?

*All persons who have attained the age of 18; who live within the boundaries of the City of Durango; who are United States citizens; and who were registered, active voters on March 13, 2019, according to the records of the La Plata County Clerk, shall be mailed ballots on March 16, 2019.

ALL COMPLETED BALLOTS MUST BE RECEIVED BY THE DURANGO CITY CLERK'S OFFICE BY 7 P.M. ON TUESDAY, APRIL 2, 2019, TO BE COUNTED. Return envelopes containing ballots must bear the signature of the voter.

Completed ballots must be returned by either:

  • affixing 55 cents postage and mailing the ballot in the pre-addressed ballot return envelope; or by
  • delivering the ballot in its completed return envelope to: the City Clerk's office in City Hall, 949 East Second Avenue or the County Clerk and Recorder's office, 98 Everett Street, Suite C and depositing it directly in the 24-hour ballot box
  • La Plata County Administration Building, 1101 East Second Avenue and depositing it directly in the 24-hour ballot box

  • One polling location will be available to voters wishing to cast their ballot in person. It will be located in the City Clerk's office, 949 Second Avenue, and will be open from 8:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. daily (weekends excluded) beginning Monday, March 18, and ending Monday, April 1, 2019. On Election Day, April 2, 2019, the polling location will be available to voters from 7:00 A.M. to 7:00 P.M

Voter Registration

Vote411.org Find personalized voting, ballot and polling place information.
a project of the League of Women Voters.

*Are you registered to vote? First, check your Colorado Voter registration status. This reference will also let you active your registration status, determine your voting precinct and/or change your voting information. Just click on the appropriate icon and enter your voter information.

*Do you want to change your party, your address, your name? You may also register or change your registration at My Voter Information

*If you prefer to register by mail in Colorado, click CO Secretary of State registration and click on register to vote. Print the form and submit it by mail to the County Clerk for the county of your residence.

General Election Information - 2019

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Where to Vote

Registered Colorado voters receive ballots in the mail. Voters may choose to vote in person at any polling station or voter service center if they prefer to vote in person. Colorado voters may also mail in their ballots before Election Day. Unregistered voters may still register to vote and a cast a ballot at the same time during the early in-person voting period or on Election Day. Contact your County Election Office for questions about this process.

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