Voters must register by Oct. 7 for Nov. 5 general election |

Voters must register by Oct. 7 for Nov. 5 general election

The deadline to register to vote in the Nov. 5 general election is Monday, Oct. 7, said Garfield County Clerk and Recorder Mildred Alsdorf.Registered voters have the option of using mail in ballots, voting early in person, or casting their votes at polling places on Nov. 5.Other important dates and deadlines for the election are as follows:-Oct. 7 – Garfield County will start mailing out absentee ballots for those who request them, and continue mailing them out through Oct. 29.-Oct. 21 – Early voting begins at the Garfield County Courthouse.-Nov. 1 – Last day for early voting; deadline for registered voters to get absentee ballots at the Garfield County Courthouse.-Nov. 5 – Polling places will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.; mail in ballots will also be accepted at the county courthouse in Glenwood Springs until 7 p.m.Alsdorf said registered voters can pick up absentee ballot application forms at county offices in Glenwood Springs and Rifle, and also at the Battlement Mesa Activity Center, city offices throughout Garfield County, and at county libraries.Alsdorf said the deadlines listed above also apply to other Colorado counties under state statues. For more information, call 945-2377, ext. 1820, or 285-7972, ext. 1820.In Eagle, voter registration application forms are available at the Eagle County Clerk and Recorders office in El Jebel, Eagle and Avon, and also on the Eagle County website at

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