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Recognition of the Clerk and Recorder's Office


The Clerk and Recorder’s Office is committed to our customers, our community and our country.  We provide professional, efficient service while ensuring our processes are legally compliant.  The expertise and skill of our staff is evident by the recognition our office has received.  The awards below are indicative of the confidence the public has in the office of the El Paso County Clerk and Recorder.


2016 Achievement Award

Presented to El Paso County by the National Association of Counties (NACo) - 2016

In recognition of the program “Innovation in Election Administration” developed by the Clerk and Recorder’s Elections Department.  The NACo Achievement Awards recognize outstanding innovative programs that have been implemented by county governments.

The Elections Department had received a 2015 Innovation Award for the same innovative program (see below).  Both the NACo and County Awards reaffirm our office’s commitment to ensuring citizens’ democratic right to vote is unencumbered and further imbues voters with confidence in the election process.

Photo of NACo Award presented to El Paso County


 2015 El Paso County Innovation Award

Presented by the El Paso County Board of County Commissioners - 2016

Photo of Election Department staff members

In recognition of enhancements to election processes developed by the Election Department staff members for the 2015 Coordinated Election. 

The result saved taxpayers $189,000 and improved the voter’s experience.  The impact will reverberate in elections for years to come.

The Innovation Award distinction is a testament to our staff’s professionalism, knowledge and dedication in conducting fair, transparent, accurate elections.


Seven Seals Award

Presented by the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) – 2013

In recognition of the Clerk and Recorder’s Office’s commitment and support of the men and women serving the United States in the National Guard and Reserve.

The Clerk’s Office is diligent in recognizing the unique circumstances of those serving in every branch of the armed forces.  We support the military in our processes including motor vehicle registration and voting to ensure they are unencumbered in transacting their business.  

Photo of Clerk receiving ESGR award

National Association of Secretaries of State Medallion Award

  Presented by the Colorado Secretary of State – 2012 

In recognition of the Election Department staff’s dedication and service to voters during the Waldo Canyon Fire.  On the day of the 2012 Primary Election, the fire jumped Queens Canyon and burned homes close to the Citizens Service Center where the Elections Department was counting ballots.  The Election staff was ordered to evacuate the building, after the polls closed, with partial results posted.  The election process continued at a different location in the following days.