Crestone Eagle, October 2006:
Election day is Tuesday, Nov. 7ómake
your vote count!
by Lisa Cyriacks
Mark your calendars for November 7 and vote.
Early voting at the courthouse will begin October 23 and end
November 3. Absentee ballots will also be available and can
be requested at the County Clerk’s office 719-655-2512.
The application can also be downloaded from www.elections.colorado.gov/DDefault.aspx.
Please allow plenty of time for mailing absentee ballots.
A Denver law firm, Wheeler Trigg Kennedy LLP, has taken on
pro bono case for a group of 13 citizens (various political
affiliations) challenging the use of computerized voting machines.
The case is based on concerns about voting fraud from use
of the machines, and questions about the competence of the
current Secretary of State’s staff in administering
and testing the machines.
In light of these concerns, voters are urged to cast absentee
ballots to avoid potential fraud. Due to an unanticipated
demand, make your request early to ensure that you will receive
If you are not registered to vote in Saguache County you
have until October 10, 3pm to register with the County Clerk’s
office at 655-2512. Application forms are available on the
Secretary of State’s website: www.sos.state.co.us, and
need to be received by the Clerk’s office on October
Loca polling places:
• Crestone/Baca (Precinct 5)—the Baca Grande POA
• Moffat (Precinct 4)—Moffat High School Library
• Villa Grove/Bonanza (Precinct 1)—the Villa Grove
• Saguache (Precinct 3)—the Courthouse
If you are unsure which precinct you vote in, please contact
the County Clerk’s office to verify before Election
Day. And remember to bring your driver’s license or
other identification to the polls!
to the Eagle!