TELLURIDE – More than 1,527 local electors (out of a total of 4,386 active voters) have already opted to cast their votes by mail this election season, noted San Miguel County Clerk and Recorder Peggy Nerlin.
“The last day to register to vote in the General Election is Oct. 6, at 5 p.m.,” Nerlin said. “However, you have until Oct. 31 to apply for a mail-in ballot. We will be mailing them across the country, and out of the country.”
Further adding to the convenience of mail-in voting is the length of this year’s ballot.
“Between the state and our ballot, and the national ballot with 16 Presidential candidates, I anticipate that the ballot will be several pages long,” Nerlin said. “If electors use the mail-in option, they will have time at home to study and mark their ballots.
“Easy, convenient and if it snows on Election Day your vote will be cast!”
Election headquarters is the San Miguel County Courthouse, where voters can come to register, verify or change address, or sign up for mail-in ballots. Those who plan to have a ballot mailed to them should apply by Oct. 28. Those planning to pick up a ballot from the courthouse, rather than having it mailed to them, have until Oct. 31 to apply. As ballots cannot be forwarded by the postal service, please check to be sure that we have your correct mailing address.
Those with questions or concerns about the upcoming election can contact Nerlin at 728-3954, or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.