45 Candidates Turn in Petitions for June 26 Primary Ballot

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45 candidates -- including six candidates running for governor -- have turned in signature petitions in an attempt to get on the June 26 primary ballot.

Collecting signatures is one way of getting on the ballot; the other is going through the assembly process. In addition to governor hopefuls, candidates who collected signatures from voters are running for U.S. House, Treasurer, Attorney General, state Senate, state House, state Board of Education, and District Attorney.

Caucus Voter Affiliation Deadline is Monday

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Monday is the deadline to affiliate for Coloradans who want to participate in the Republican or Democrat precinct caucuses.  Voters must be affiliated to participate.

Caucuses, which are basically neighborhood meetings, are the first step in nominating candidates for the 2018 election. Both parties will caucus March 6. At the caucuses, delegates that will attend the county, legislative, congressional districts and state assemblies will be chosen.

"This is really a crucial step in our democratic process," Colorado Secretary of State Wayne Williams said.

Six Colorado Counties Cancel November Elections

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Clerks in six Colorado counties will not be distributing ballots for the coordinated election in November according to Colorado Secretary of State Wayne Williams.

All communities within Cheyenne, Delores, Grand, Hinsdale, Mineral and Washington have cancelled their elections, so county clerks will not have any ballots to mail. The remaining 58 counties will be sending ballots to overseas and military voters by Saturday, and mailing ballots to all other voters starting October 16.

Hospital Ballots Due Tuesday

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Mail ballots for the Kiowa County Hospital District election must be received at the District offices no later than Tuesday, May 3, 2016, at 7:00 p.m.

Ballots may be dropped of Monday between 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. at 1208 Luther Street, Eads. The offices will also be open from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Tuesday.

Ballots must be received (not post marked) by 7:00 p.m. Tuesday in order to be counted.

Candidates for a four year term: