Public Notice is Hereby Given that pursuant to Dillon Municipal Code Section 2-1-20, the regularly scheduled municipal election for the Town of Dillon, in the County of Summit and State of Colorado, on Tuesday, April 7, 2020, has been CANCELED.
The Town of Dillon will host its regular municipal mail-ballot election on Tuesday, April 7. 2020.
Three (3) Council Member seats each serving four (4) year terms are available in the 2020 April election.
Candidate petition packets are available in the Town Clerk's office beginning Tuesday, January 7. Candidate petitions must contain no less than twenty-five (25) Dillon registered voter signatures and returned to the Town Clerk's office no later than Monday, January 27, 2020, 5:00 p.m.
What is the deadline to vote in this election?
In order to vote in the April 7, 2020 election, voters must establish residency no later than 22 days prior to the election (Monday, March 16, 2020). Voters may register to vote or update records online at GoVoteColorado.com. Voters may also obtain a voter registration form at GoVoteColorado.com, from the Town Clerk, or the Summit County Clerk and Recorder. A voter may only be registered in one County. Multiple registrations will be deleted by the Colorado Secretary of State.
Who will receive ballots automatically?
“Active” registered voters (those who have voted in the last general election) will automatically receive a ballot by mail. Voters may want to check their voter status online at GoVoteColorado.com or with the Summit County elections office (970-453-3470).
Who might NOT receive a ballot automatically?
Not all voters who voted in one of the past two elections will receive ballots by mail automatically – this may vary by individual. To confirm your status and determine if you need to request a ballot, voters should call the Summit County Clerk and Recorder at 970-453-3470. Registered voters who are not “active” must request a mail-in ballot in writing to the Dillon Town Clerk.
As a registered voter, what do I have to do?
If your registration is current, your ballot packet will automatically be mailed to you. Inside the packet you will find the ballot, a secrecy envelope and a return envelope. Once you vote the ballot, place it in the secrecy envelope and seal it in the pre-addressed return envelope. Be sure to sign the return envelope on the appropriate line. After verifying that the return envelope has your name and current address, simply return the ballot either by mail or place it in the 24 hour drop box outside Dillon Town Hall.
When are the ballots mailed to the voters?
Ballots will be mailed between March 16 and March 23, 2020. (22 and 15 days before the election)
Absentee Ballot Information - I will be out of town when ballots are mailed, how do I get a ballot?
You may request an absentee ballot from the Town Clerk either in person, by mail, or by fax. You may access the request form by clicking on this link. An application for an absentee ballot may be submitted as early as 90 days prior to an election, but no later than the close of business on the Friday before the election . Applications for absentee ballots can be obtained at the Dillon Town Clerk’s office, 275 Lake Dillon Drive, Dillon.
Click HERE to be directed to the Absentee Ballot form.
When do ballots have to be returned?
Ballots must be returned to the Town of Dillon no later than 7:00 p.m. on April 7, 2020.
How much will it cost?
Mailed ballots must have sufficient postage. Postage is estimated at $0.55 for this year’s ballot, so long as other documentation is not included in the envelope.
Only U.S. citizens who are 18 years old and have resided inside the town limits for 22 days preceding the election (by March 16, 2020) can register and participate in the election. Registered electors of Summit County who have moved into the town and resided here for the 22 days preceding the election must change their legal address of residency by filling out a Change of Residency form at any of the town halls or with the Summit County Clerk. Any qualified citizen can register up to the day of the election at the County Clerk's office in Breckenridge, driver license offices, municipal clerk offices, various human services agencies or by mailing in voter registration applications.
If you failed to vote in past elections or have moved, please check with the Summit County Clerk’s Office at 970-453-3470 to update your registration address and verify that you are still registered. Their office is located at 208 East Lincoln Avenue, Breckenridge.
Any campaign signs or posters attached, affixed or applied to any piece of public land including but not limited to stop signs, telephone poles or guardrails will be promptly removed and disposed of. Per Chapter 180, Unified Development Code, of the Code of the Town of Dillon, political signs may not exceed six (6) square feet and may not be erected more than forty-five days prior to the election. All signs must be removed no later than three days following the election. These signs are considered exempt from the sign code and do not need a permit. For more information on sign regulations please contact the Community Development Department at 970-668-05276 x3041.
For further questions, please contact the Town Clerk at 970-262-3407, firstname.lastname@example.org or stop in to Town Hall, 275 Lake Dillon Drive, Dillon.