EL PASO COUNTY, Colo. — Today is the last day to turn in your ballot for the 2017 municipal election. Keep reading for a breakdown of issues at stake, as well as information on where to turn in your completed ballot, get a new ballot, or register to vote.
El Paso County
El Paso County voters will be asked to weigh in on ballot measures related to the I-25 expansion, stormwater fees, mill levies, and other issues. Voters in Manitou Springs will vote for a mayor and three city council candidates. Voters in most El Paso County school districts will choose school district directors.
Pueblo County voters will be electing three city council members, a board of water works member, and a civil service commissioner. Pueblo County School District 60 residents will also be electing a director-at-large. Voters will be asked to weigh in on ballot issues about the form of government in Pueblo, two sales tax increases in Pueblo, one funding the police department, a street repair enterprise in Pueblo, a tax allocation issue in Colorado City, an excise tax on marijuana in Colorado City, and a tax allocation issue in Pueblo West. Voters in the entire county of Pueblo will vote on the ballot issue 1A to increase sales tax to fund a new jail facility.