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El Paso County Elections Department | Lisa Wise, Elections Administrator

Important Dates: November 2017 Constitutional Amendments and Uniform Election Published on: Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Tuesday, October 10, 2017
Last day to register to vote. (First business day after Columbus Day).

Monday, October 23, 2017
First day of Early Voting. (17th day before Election Day falls on a Saturday, first day moves to next business day).

Friday, October 27, 2017
Last day to apply for a Ballot by Mail. (Received, not postmarked).

Friday, November 3, 2017
Last day of Early Voting.

Tuesday, November 7, 2017
Election Day.

Tuesday, November 7, 2017
ABBM (Application for a Ballot by Mail) if carrier envelope is not postmarked.

Wednesday, November 8, 2017
ABBM (Application for a Ballot by Mail) if carrier envelope is postmarked by 7:00 p.m. on Election Day (unless overseas or military deadlines apply).

Monday, November 13, 2017*
*(Actual deadline falls on Sunday but moves to the next business day) FPCA (Federal Post Card Application) and ABBM (Application for a Ballot by Mail) Overseas Civilians if carrier envelope is postmarked by 7:00 p.m. on Election Day.

Monday, November 13, 2017
FPCA (Federal Post Card Application) Military in the United States and Overseas. No postmark is necessary on ballots submitted by military voters and their dependents.


New Law: HB 1151 (2017) amended Section 86.007 to provide that a marked ballot voted by mail that a voter received due to submitting an ABBM may arrive at the address on the carrier envelope not later than 5:00 p.m. on the day after Election Day, if the carrier envelope was placed for delivery by mail or common or contract carrier from within the United States and bears a cancellation mark of a postal service or a receipt mark of a common or contract carrier or a courier from not later than 7:00 p.m. at the location of the election on Election Day.

NOTE: This deadline does not apply to ballots sent by non-military voters who are overseas but applied for a ballot using an ABBM; these voters have until the 5th day after Election Day to return their ballots (or the next business day if the 5th day falls on a weekend or legal state or federal holiday). This deadline also does not apply to ballots mailed (domestically or from overseas) by certain members of the military who applied for a ballot using an FPCA; those voters have until the 6th day after Election Day to return their ballots.

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