Chaffee County Clerk and Recorder Home

The Clerk and Recorder’s office is committed to providing efficient, cost-effective and high quality services to the citizens and taxpayers of Chaffee County.

Clerk and Recorder Lori Mitchell was elected in November 2014 and is serving her first four-year term.


2015 Coordinated Election Day is November 3, 2015


Want to get a sneak peek at your 2015 Ballot?

Go to

Under Manage my registration click on Find my registration.

Enter your name, zip code, and birth date and click the Search button.

Click on View My Sample Ballot.

ATTENTION VOTERS WHO LIVE IN THE BUENA VISTA SCHOOL DISTRICT:  A candidate for Director-At Large, Mary Bream Chupp, has WITHDRAWN her candidacy.  This change happened after the Election Ballots were printed and already sent to our Military and Overseas Voters.  This candidate’s name will appear on your ballot, but votes for her will not be counted.



Our Services

Motor Vehicle Department

(Driver’s Licenses are not issued by our office. The Driver’s License office is located at 120 W. 3rd St, Salida, phone number 719-539-2802. Link to renew your Driver’s License online.)

Recording Department

The Recording Department is responsible for processing documents presented for recording as public record.

Elections Department

Clerk to the Board

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