Residents to receive ballots in mail for council election
More than 28,000 Grand Junction residents will soon begin receiving ballots for the April 7 municipal election in the mail.
Mesa County elections officials Friday began mailing ballots to all active voters who live within the city limits.
Residents will be asked to cast votes in four City Council races: Tom Kenyon or Ken Sublett in District A; Bonnie Beckstein or Reford Theobold in District D; Roland Cole, Bill Pitts or Sam Susuras for the at-large seat; and Teresa Coons. who is unopposed in District E.
City Clerk Stephanie Tuin said residents who didn’t vote in the November election may be listed as inactive and need to obtain a ballot. Voters who don’t receive their ballots by March 23 should contact the Mesa County Elections Division, she said.
Voters can return ballots by mail using one stamp or by going to one of four drop-off locations: City Hall, 250 N. Fifth St.; the county Elections Division at the old county courthouse, 544 Rood Ave.; or to the county’s motor vehicle registration offices at Mesa Mall and the Orchard Mesa Fairgrounds, 2775 U.S. Highway 50.
Anyone who has questions or needs to obtain a ballot can contact the Elections Division at 244-1662 or the City Clerk’s Office at 244-1511.
Ballots are due back to elections officials by 7 p.m. April 7.