Welcome

This is the official website of the Chaffee County Democrats. Please explore the site and learn more about our local chapter of the Democratic Party. Click on the Events tab to view our calendar of upcoming events and plan to join us and help promote progressive values in Chaffee County, Colorado.

Mark the fourth Thursday of each month for Central Committee meetings. All Democrats are welcome. Please contact our chairperson to be added to the agenda.

See our Calendar for details.

Meet Kimberly Parker, Candidate for Chaffee County Commissioner

You are invited to meet Kimberly Parker and join a conversation about how your County Commission can be working better for you and the future of our community. These are informal events open to all. Kimberly will introduce herself and share her vision for the County followed by a conversation with you about your concerns and hopes. She will begin speaking promptly at the posted time and speak for about 10 minutes. You are welcome to come just for her introduction or stay for as long as you want to participate in the discussion. Learn more about Kimberly at www.parker4commissioner.com

Chaffee County Elections – General Information

Lori Mitchell is our elected Chaffee County Clerk and Recorder and you can contact the Chaffee County Elections Department at: Phone (719) 539-4004 or email: LMitchell@chaffeecounty.org

Check or update your voter registration record online at www.govotecolorado.com

 

2018 Democratic Primary Election Sample Ballot

The 2018 Primary Election is on Tuesday, June 26, 2018. The link to the Democratic Sample Ballot obtained from the Chaffee County Clerk and Recorder’s Office can be viewed by clicking the link below:

2018 Democratic Sample Ballot

 

Chaffee County Precinct Map

 

Follow this link for more info at the Chaffee County Clerk website.

State Senator Kerry Donovan visits Chaffee County March 25

Town Hall

Sen. Donovan will hold a town hall meeting from 11 a.m. until 12:30 p.m., Saturday, March 25 at Moonlight Pizza on the patio at 3rd and F streets (242 F St.) in Salida. The senator will update constituents on her 2017 legislative agenda and answer questions.

Meet Up

From 4 to 5 p.m. that afternoon, Sen. Donovan will meet up with constituents at the Lariat, 206 E. Main St. in Buena Vista for the same purposes.

Our New Officers

The Chaffee County Democrats Feb. 4 Reorganization Meeting at Salida Community Center was well attended by more than 70 local Democrats. As Commissioner Keith Baker said, “The energy was palpable!” The first order of business was electing an entire slate of new officers. These folks will lead us for the next two years as we rebuild grassroots support for the party here in Chaffee County.

New Chaffee County Democrats officers are, from left, Kristen Van Norman, second vice chair; JoAnne Allen, vice chair; Susan Shepherd, chairwoman; Nikol Noll, treasurer; and Joe Stone, secretary.

New Chaffee County Democrats officers are, from left, Kristen Van Norman, second vice chair; JoAnne Allen, vice chair; Susan Shepherd, chairwoman; Nikol Noll, treasurer; and Joe Stone, secretary.

Feb. 4 Re-organization Meeting Agenda

Chaffee County Democrats Biannual Re-organization Meeting
8:30-11:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 4
at the Salida Community Center
305 F St., Salida, Colo.

Official Party Business

Registration (8:30-9:00 a.m.)
Call to order (9:00 a.m.)
Welcome letter from Chairman Palacio
Election of County Chair
Election of 1st Vice Chair
Election of 2nd Vice Chair (if the county has a 2nd VC)
Election of Secretary
Election of Treasurer
Election of Commissioner District officers and Vacancy Committee
Election of Senate District bonus member (1)
Election of House District bonus members (2)

Please note: only Central Committee members are eligible to vote. The Central Committee consists of Chaffee County Democrats officers, committee chairpersons and official precinct representatives.

New Business
2017 Kick Off Meeting: 2017 – Year of Victory in Chaffee County

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