Candidates and Jurisdictions

Candidate Information

The El Paso County Clerk & Recorder’s Office oversees ballot access for candidates interested in running for County elected offices, including Assessor, Clerk & Recorder, Commissioner, Coroner, Sheriff, Surveyor and Treasurer.

For information, please refer to Ballot Access for El Paso County Candidates.

The El Paso County Clerk & Recorder’s Office does NOT oversee ballot access for federal, state, municipal, special district or school district elections.

For more information, please contact the El Paso County Elections Department at 719-575-VOTE (8683) or elections@elpasoco.com.

Candidates – Local Level

If you are considering running for elected office in a municipality, special district or school district within El Paso County, please contact the Designated Election Official in that jurisdiction for information and procedures.

Municipality Contacts

School District Contacts

Candidates – State and Federal

If you are considering running for an office higher than the county level in 2020, please contact your political party and/or the Colorado Secretary of State for information and procedures.

Political Party Contacts

Colorado Secretary of State
1700 Broadway, Suite 200
Denver, CO 80290
303-894-2200

Jurisdiction Information

Upcoming Deadlines

July 26, 2019: Last day for a political subdivision to notify the county clerk in writing that it has taken formal action to participate in the 2019 Coordinated Election. 

DATE ITEM DUE
August 27 Intergovernmental Agreements due to the Clerk & Recorder’s Office
September 6 Ballot Certification and deposit due to the Clerk & Recorder’s Office
September 20 Last day for the public to file TABOR comments with the DEO
September 23 Ballot issue notice due to the Clerk & Recorder’s Office