The Chaffee County Coordinated Election will be held Tuesday, November 2, 2021. 

To verify or update your Colorado voter registration visit GoVoteColorado.gov.

2021 Chaffee County Election Office - Ballots on their way!


Who participates in the Coordinated election?

The entities that have given the county formal notice of their intent to participate in the Coordinated Election are:

  • City of Salida
  • Salida School District
  • Buena Vista School District


2021 Sample Ballots


Some important dates to remember:

  • October 8, 2021 Mail Ballots for the 2021 Coordinated were mailed and will be making their way to voter’s mailboxes the week of October 11th.

  • October 25, 2021-November 1, 2021 The Voter Service and Polling Center in Salida is open at the Scout Hut (210 E Sackett Ave)

    • Monday - Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm

    • Saturday, October 30, 8:00am-noon

  • November 1, 2021 The Voter Service and Polling Center in Buena Vista will open at the Community Center (715 E Main St)

    • Monday, November 1, 10:00am-5:00pm

  • November 2, 2021 Election Day for the 2021 Coordinated Election. Ballots must be received by 7:00 p.m. (postmarks do not count.)

    • Both Voter Service and Polling Centers in Salida and Buena Vista are open 7:00am-7:00pm


Where do I drop off my voted mail ballot?  24-hour-a-day-7-days-a-week ballot drop boxes are located at 104 Crestone Ave., Salida and at 112 Linderman Ave., Buena Vista. You can also drop off your ballot at the Elections Office in Salida located at 104 Crestone Ave., Salida, during business hours.

How do I track my mail ballot?  You can track your mail ballot every step of the way - just visit ChaffeeVotes.BallotTrax.net to sign up for notifications. You can also check ballot status by visiting GoVoteColorado.gov.

Need a State Blue Book? Click the link https://leg.colorado.gov/content/initiatives/initiatives-blue-book-overview/ballot-information-booklet-blue-book

Questions or Needs? Contact the Elections Office at 719-530-5604 or elections@chaffeecounty.org, or come by 104 Crestone Avenue, POB 699, Salida.

What are Chaffee County's Active Voter Registration Counts?

As of October 11, 2021

Party Registration Counts
Unaffiliated 7,057
Republican 4,492
Democratic 4,056
Libertarian 153
American Constitution 41
Green Party 24
Unity 8
Approval Voting 8
TOTAL Voter Registrations 15,839