Ballots are out: Here’s what to do with them
EAGLE COUNTY – Ballots for the Nov. 1 election have been mailed to all of the county’s active, registered voters. Ballots will not be forwarded to new addresses, but returned to the Eagle County Clerk and Recorder’s office in Eagle. Voters who do not receive their ballots should contact that office, 328-8715, for a replacement ballot. Requests for absentee ballots can be picked up at clerk’s offices in Eagle, Avon or El Jebel, or online at eaglecounty.us/clerk. Spanish language translations of ballot issues are available on request. Completed ballots must be returned to the Clerk and Recorder’s office no later than 7 p.m. on Nov. 1 to be counted. Voters can return their ballots by mail, with the proper postage affixed – 60 cents in most cases – or they can be dropped off at one of the clerk’s offices. All offices are open from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, and from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Election Day.In addition to the general election on state and county matters, there are other elections this fall, including the Vail town election Nov. 8. That will be held at polling places in town. For more information, call Lorelei Donaldson, at 479-2136. There will also be several special district elections which will be conducted by mail. People eligible to vote in those elections will receive ballots at the mailing addresses on record with the clerk’s office.Voters who are registered in Eagle County but have moved or changed mailing addresses must complete a change of address form in person at any clerk’s office. Emergency registration is also available to those who are currently registered to vote in Colorado, but who moved to Eagle County prior to Oct. 3. For more information regarding voter registration, call Eagle County Clerk and Recorder Teak Simonton, 328-8728.
VAIL Candidates for the Vail Town Council will appear in a forum on Plum TV, Channel 16, Monday at 4 p.m.Each candidate will have eight minutes to present a platform. The 10 candidates are Robert Aikens, Councilman Dick Cleveland, Councilwoman Diana Donovan, Kevin Foley, Mark Gordon, Councilman Farrow Hitt, Ludwig Kurz, Greg Moffet, Scott Pittman and Kristy Slack.The forum is a special edition of Vail Valley Weekly will be replayed throughout week: Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday at 8 a.m. Wednesday, Friday and Saturday at 4 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday at 9 p.m. Vail, Colorado