For Immediate Release
Contact: Alissa Vander Veen
(719) 520-7322; (719) 351-9626
BALLOTS MAILED FOR GENERAL ELECTION
Monday, October 15, 2012 – Colorado Springs, CO – The first wave of Mail-In Ballots for the 2012 Presidential Election were mailed today by the El Paso County Clerk & Recorder’s Election Department. Today 202,948 ballots were mailed to the voters of El Paso County who requested a Mail-In Ballot. This number is a 35% increase from four years ago when the County mailed just over 151,000 Mail-In Ballots for the entire election time period.
It is not too late to apply for a Mail-In Ballot if a voter still wishes to request one. The deadline to apply for a Mail-In Ballot is Tuesday, October 30. Voters can sign up for a Mail-In Ballot by one of the three options below.
Update Voter Registration or Request a Mail-In Ballot:
• Online at GoVoteColorado.com
• In person at any of the four Clerk & Recorder’s Office locations. All offices are
open Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. The North Branch Office also is
open Saturday 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
o Main Office – Citizens Service Center – 1675 W. Garden of the Gods Road,
o North Branch (Research Pkwy. and Union Blvd.) – 8830 N. Union Blvd.
o Downtown– Centennial Hall – 200 S. Cascade Ave., lower level (Cascade
Ave. and Vermijo)
o Southeast Branch (Powers and Airport) – 5650 Industrial Place
• Download a Colorado Voter Registration Form, or a Mail-In Ballot Application,
from the website GoVoteColorado.com and submit it to the Clerk & Recorder’s
Office by mail, fax, or scan and return it by email.
Fax: (719) 520-7327
Mail: Election Department
PO Box 2007
Colorado Springs, CO 80901
Voters should see their ballot in their mailbox in the next few days. If a voter does not receive a ballot and believes they should be on the Mail-In Ballot list, they may verify their voter record at GoVoteColorado.com, or contact the Clerk’s Election Department at 719-575-VOTE (8683).