Election Information

Tuesday, November 3, 2020 General Election

  • This election will be a mail ballot election. Ballots will be mailed the week of October 12-16. All ballots must be received by 7:00pm on Election Day, Tuesday, November 3, 2020. 
  • Register to vote, find your voter registration, update your address
  • 2020 General Election Sample Ballots
  • Ballots can be returned in the following ways:
    • If mailed: Ouray County Clerk & Recorder, PO Box C, Ouray, CO 81427
    • In person: Ouray Courthouse, 541 4th Street, Ouray CO 81427
    • 24/7 (Video Surveillance) Mail Ballot Drop Boxes:
      • Ouray County 4-H Event Center (Northeast Side of the building),  22739 Hwy 550, Ridgway, CO 81432
      • City of Ouray Community Center (near the flagpole), 320 6th Ave., Ouray, CO 81427
      • Colona (near the "Welcome to Colona" sign and community mailboxes), 35 Hotchkiss Avenue (County Road 1), Montrose, CO 81403
  • In Person Voting begins October 19, at the Ouray County Courthouse-Basement Level, 541 4th Street, Ouray, CO 81427 for the following dates and times:
    • Monday - Friday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Saturday, October 31, 2020: 9:00am - 1:00pm
    • Election Day, Tuesday, November 3, 2020: 7:00am-7:00pm
    • ADA accessible voting machines are available. 
  • County TABOR Election Notice (Blue Book)
  • State TABOR Election Notice (Blue Book)
  • Questions? Contact (970)325-4961, or email elections@ouraycountyco.gov

General Election Information ​

The Ouray County Clerk and Recorder's office conducts public elections according to federal and state statutes, and encourages participation by all current and potential eligible electors in Ouray County. The County Clerk and Recorder's office also provides election assistance to other local governments within Ouray County including the City of Ouray, the Town of Ridgway, school districts and special districts.

All elections in Colorado are conducted by mail ballot. As an alternative to returning the voted ballot by mail, a voter also has the option of casting the ballot in person commencing 15 days prior to the election for general elections, and 8 days prior to the election for all other elections through 7:00 p.m. on Election Day at the Voter Service and Polling Center located at the Ouray County Courthouse, 541 4th Street, Ouray, Colorado. Ballots may also be dropped off in the designated outdoor dropboxes: 

  • Ouray County 4-H Event Center located at 22739 Highway 550, Ridgway
  • Ouray City Hall, 320 6th Avenue, Ouray (near the flag pole). 
  • Near the Colona "welcome" sign, 35 Hotchkiss Ave (County Road 1), Montrose, CO 81403

Election Results Archive - Colorado Secretary of State


Helpful Links / Documents

Ballots and Election Judges - June 2016