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The Office of the Clerk & Recorder

Voter Assistance: 
Clerk & Recorder
Chuck Broerman
(719) 520-6202

1675 West Garden of the Gods
Colorado Springs, CO 80907
8:00 am - 5:00 pm Mon-Fri
(except holidays)


2016 General Election Countdown!!
Thursday, October 27, 2016

Countdown to Election



Manage your voter registration by visiting

  1. Register to vote 
  2. Check that your voter record is correct and update your record if needed
  3. View your individual Sample Ballot
  4. Check your mail ballot status

Note:  After October 31, you must appear in person at a Voter Service and Polling Center to update your voter registration or register to vote.  Your ballot will be printed at that time and given to you. 


 Voter Service and Polling Centers

Beginning October 17, Voter Service and Polling Centers (VSPC) will open in stages throughout El Paso County.  By Election Day, there will be 25 locations available for voters.  At a VSPC you can:

  1. Register to vote
  2. Update your voter registration
  3. Request a replacement ballot
  4. Vote on an ADA accessible voting machine
  5. Drop off your voted ballot

Some VSPCs will be open Saturday, October 29 and November 5, 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Click the link above for complete information on locations and hours of operation.

lMail Ballot Drop-off Locations

  Ballot Drop-off Box

Ballots will be mailed to active registered voters beginning October 17. 
Day or night, you can conveniently drop off your ballot at one of the 24 hour secure mail ballot drop-off boxes. There are 15 strategically located throughout the county and for even greater convenience, six are drive-up.

In addition, all Voter Service and Polling Centers have ballot drop boxes.

Click on the link above for complete information on locations. 

Visit the 2016 General Election page for full details on the election including the Sample Ballot, Blue Book and TABOR Notice.

Motor Vehicle Wait Times

The Clerk has five branch offices to serve you.  Check which office has the least time to wait by clicking the image below.  It will link to a screen with current wait times. Hit the branch and a drop-down will show the wait time for each service offered.

Wait Times at Branch Offices Link

Locations and Hours

All five locations of the El Paso County Clerk and Recorder’s Office offer Motor Vehicle, Driver's License, Recording, Marriage/Civil Union Licenses, and Elections services.


Southeast Powers North


Fort Carson

Citizens Service Center
1675 W. Garden of the Gods Rd
West of Centennial

5650 Industrial Place
Powers Blvd and Airport Road

Union Town Center
8830 N. Union Blvd
Research Pkwy and Union Blvd

Centennial Hall
200 S. Cascade
Cascade Ave and Vermijo
Metered Parking

Bldg 1525
6351 Wetzel Avenue
Highway 115 and Gate 1

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Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Clerk to the Court

Please note, our office does not handle court matters. If you have a question for the CLERK TO THE COURT (including divorces, child support, adoption, criminal and civil cases, transcripts, jury duty, name change) please contact or call (719) 452-5000.

Visit the website: 4th Judicial District

  • Clerk to BOCC
    Access information on Board of County Commissioners Meetings: Agendas and Backup Materials, live Internet Audio Stream (see Agendas for Meeting dates and times), and archived audio for each Agenda item.
  • Election Department
    Access voter services such as voter registration and polling place locator; review information on this year's elections including the calendar, sample ballot, Mail-in Ballot application and results; as well as find information on election judges, student election judges, previous election results, and more. 
  • Motor Vehicle Department
    Review samples of the most common types of license plates; locate basic forms and various plate applications; and find information on emissions, insurance, disabled parking privileges, new resident requirements, and more. 
  • Recording Department
    Search our grantor/grantee index database, obtain requirements for marriage/civil union licenses, review recording and copy fees and view information about the release of military records.
  • E-Vault
    Retrieve archived data such as sample ballots, election results, marriage statistics, erecording statistics and other facts and figures.

Assistance, Comments, Questions?

Please send us your questions, concerns, or comments via e-mail.
All e-mail received will be responded to in a timely manner.

Elections: (719) 575-VOTE (8683)
Liz Olson, Manager

Motor Vehicle: (719) 520-6240
Kelly Lindgren, Manager

Recording: (719) 520-6200
Jimmie Van Buskirk, Manager

Clerk to the Board: (719) 520-6430
Vicki Ratterree, Manager

Chief Deputy/Media Requests:
(719) 520-7322
Cell (719) 351-9626
Ryan Parsell, Chief Deputy, Public Information Officer

Operations:  (719) 520-6278
Fax Number: (719) 520-6212

Mary Bartelson, Manager

The Clerk & Recorder Now Accepts All Major Credit Cards