Sunday, September 21, 2008

Are we there yet?

In the spirit of I wish it was over already, I'm providing this public service announcement:

From the Pitkin County Clerk and Recorder's website:

Elections: Early Voting

Any registered voter in Pitkin County may early vote in a county election at the Pitkin County Clerk and Recorder's Office, 530 E. Main Street, Suite 101, Aspen, Colorado. Early voting is conducted for one (1) full calendar week (M - F) before the Primary Election (only in even years) and two (2) full calendar weeks (M - F) before the November Election. Early voting ends on the Friday preceding the election.

Early voting hours for Pitkin County are 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Mail-In Voting/Application

Any registered voter may apply for an mail-in (absentee) ballot; no reason is required for this request. The application for a mail-in (absentee) ballot may be submitted as early as January 1 of the election year. A voted mail-in (absentee) ballot must be returned and in the hands of the Pitkin County Clerk and Recorder by 7:00 p.m. Election Day.
When you return your ballot, your signature will be verified against an existing record in our office. Instructions and ID requirements are outlined on the back of the mail-in (absentee) application form.

You may mail or fax the application. The written request must contain your name, date of birth, residential address in Pitkin County, party affiliation (only if you wish to vote in a primary election), and the address where you wish to have the ballot mailed. You will also need to state the elections for which you are requesting a mail-in (absentee) ballot.

WHO MAY APPLY FOR A MAIL-IN (ABSENTEE) BALLOT FOR YOU?
Answer: Only the registered elector personally. 1-8-104(2)

Forms
GENERAL ELECTION - NOVEMBER 4, 2008
Jan 1: FIRST DAY TO APPLY FOR MAIL-IN (ABSENTEE) BALLOT 1-8-104(3)
Oct 6: LAST DAY TO REGISTER TO VOTE for the General Election (29 days before) 1-2-201(3)
Oct 20 : EARLY VOTING begins in county clerk's office (15 days before election) 1-8-202
Oct 28: LAST DAY TO APPLY FOR MAIL-IN (ABSENTEE) BALLOT if ballot is mailed to you 1-8-104(3)
Oct 31: LAST DAY TO APPLY FOR MAIL-IN (ABSENTEE BALLOT) if ballot is NOT mailed to you 1-8-104(3)
Oct 31: LAST DAY TO EARLY VOTE 1-8-208(3)
Nov 4: GENERAL ELECTION (polls open 7:00 am to 7:00 pm) 1-1-104(17)

1 comment:

Susan said...

But we haven't even had a presidential debate yet. I'm looking forward to Friday's. I have a perverse interest in the VP debate. I do hope Biden gets the right tone. That he challenges her as he would anyone without having the Phyllis Shaffley types cry (ever so hypocritally) "He's sexist."