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Contact Information

965 6th Street
PO Box 160
Del Norte, CO 81132

Phone: (719) 657-3334
Fax: (719) 657-2621

Click here to email us.

Office Hours:
Monday – Friday
8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Voter Information

Where do I register to vote?
Contact the Rio Grande County Clerk and Recorder’s Office at 719-657-3334 or email us at for information about registering. You can get registration application forms from state agency offices, public libraries, or any County Clerk and Recorder’s Office. You can also register online at www.govotecolorado.com. The deadlines to register to vote are:

2014 Primary Election

  • Voter registrations submitted by mail: Monday, June 2, 2014
  • Voter registrations submitted on-line: Monday, June 16, 2014
  • Voter registrations completed in the Clerk’s office: Tuesday, June 24, 2014

2014 General Election

  • Voter registrations submitted by mail: Tuesday, October 14, 2014
  • Voter registrations submitted on-line: Monday, October 27, 2014
  • Voter registrations completed in the Clerk’s Office: Tuesday, November 4, 2014

What are the requirements to register to vote?
You are eligible to register to vote if you:

  • Are a U.S. citizen
  • Are 16 years of age, but you must be 18 years of age or older on the date of the election at which you intend to vote
  • Are a Colorado resident for at least 22 days before the election at which you intend to vote
  • Are not serving a sentence (including parole) for a felony conviction

How do I become eligible to vote?
In order to be eligible to vote, you must register in the county in which you reside. By registering, you declare your residency in the State of Colorado within the County and District of your actual physical address.

When do I vote?
The 2014 Primary Election will be by Mail Ballot only. If you are a registered voter and affiliated with a political party, you will receive a ballot at your mailing address beginning June 6, 2014. Ballots must be returned by 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, June 24, 2014 to be counted. Postmarks do not count as received.

You may register to vote, vote in-person, vote on the accessible voting machine, or request a replacement ballot at:

Rio Grande County Annex Building
965 Sixth Street
Del Norte, CO

8:00 to 4:00, June 16 to June 20
8:00 to 12:00, Saturday, June 21
8:00 to 4:00, Monday, June 23
7:00 to 7:00, Tuesday, June 24

May 23, 2014 is the deadline to change or withdraw your political affiliation for the Primary Election. Unaffiliated voters may affiliate at any time before and through the day of the Primary Election.

The Canvass will be held on July 3, 2014.

The 2014 General Election will also be by Mail Ballot. You will receive a ballot at your mailing address beginning Tuesday, October 14, 2014. Ballots must be returned by 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 4, 2014 to be counted. Postmarks do not count as received.

You may register to vote, vote in-person, vote on the accessible voting machine, or request a replacement ballot at:

Rio Grande County Annex Building
965 Sixth Street
Del Norte, CO

8:00 to 4:00, October 20 to October 24
8:00 to 12:00, Saturday, October 25
8:00 to 4:00, October 27 to October 31
8:00 to 12:00, Saturday, November 1
8:00 to 4:00, November 3
7:00 to 7:00, November 4

The Canvass will be held on November 20-21, 2014.

You can check the status of your ballot at www.govotecolorado.com. Click on manage my registration and then click verify/update.

For Election Night results click here.

For additional information about Colorado Elections, go to www.MyColoradoVote.com