If the difference between the candidate receiving the highest number of votes and the candidate receiving the second-highest number of votes (or yes/no for ballot measures) is less than ½ of 1% of the total votes cast for the candidate with the highest number of votes, there is a mandatory recount.
½ of 1% of Candidate A’s total =12,738 x 0.005 = Difference of 63 Votes
Result: NO Mandatory Recount
½ of 1% of Candidate A’s total = 200 x 0.005 = Difference of 1 Vote
Result: Mandatory Recount
How long will a recount take?
A mandatory or requested recount must be completed no later than the 15th day after the election, April 20, 2022.
If there is a recount where will it physically take place?
Any recounts will be conducted in the ballot tabulation room at the Police Department and Municipal Court building.
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Tuesday, April 5, 2022
The Town of Firestone invited all eligible candidates to complete a Candidate Profile. All profiles received have been posted online for voters to review. The profiles received have not been edited.
All ballots must be received by 7:00 p.m. on Election Day – April 5th, 2022.
After you receive and complete your ballot, put your ballot in its secrecy sleeve and enclose it in the provided envelope. Once you have sealed your envelope you may mail it, drop it off or bring it in.
The Voter Service Center has election judges available to register eligible voters, provide ballot replacements and is open for ballot drop-off.
Voter Service Center Location: Firestone Police Department in the Court Room/Board Room, 9900 Park Avenue
Voter Service Center Dates/Hours:
At the Voter Service Center (9900 Park Avenue - Court Room/Board Room), from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. voters can come in to get a replacement ballot or update/register to vote. Voters can drop off their ballot on Election Day in the Voter Service Center or in the exterior dropbox no later than 7:00 p.m.
Yes! Eligible residents can come to the Voter Service Center (9900 Park Avenue - Court Room/Board Room) to register and receive a ballot. Or, voters can register online at www.govotecolorado.com.
The Voter Service Center (9900 Park Avenue - Court Room/Board Room) will be open the following days/times:
Registered voters who do not receive a ballot in the mail may request a replacement by completing this form and submitting it to firstname.lastname@example.org. If residents email a replacement form, a ballot can be mailed to voters until Monday, March 21st.
Additionally, voters can come to the Voter Service Center (9900 Park Avenue - Court Room/Board Room) to complete a replacement form and receive a ballot on the following days:
You can make the correction on your ballot and clearly indicate your choice. Election judges are trained to review every ballot to make sure your votes are counted as you intend.
There is no secrecy sleeve needed. The process for opening your ballot with teams of sworn election judges protects the privacy of your ballot.
Your election judges count every eligible ballot and give voters every opportunity to have their vote counted accurately.
We encourage you to visit www.FirestoneCO.gov/Election to view all election-related information. If you still have questions, please contact the Town of Firestone Clerk’s Office at 303-531-6264 or email townclerk@Firestoneco.gov. Please note, that due to the election this office is extremely busy and will respond to inquiries within 1 business day.