Diane Mitsch Bush

House Representative

District 26:




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(970) 291-1572

Election Day Greetings!


Yes, you did read that right - Today marks the first day that ballots are available to all Coloradans in the Mail, so Election Day starts today. Check your mailbox over the next few days for your ballot.

From now through November 8th at 7pm you have several options on how to return your ballot and have your voice heard. See below for answers to common election questions and information about polling centers and drop box locations for Eagle County and Routt County.

 A few things to remember as you are filling out your ballot:

  • There are a lot of ballot initiatives this year, give yourself extra time to fill out your ballot this year.
  • Don't forget to sign your ballot before you turn it in
  • Attach 68 cents postage if you are going to mail your ballot
  • Vote early!

Election Timeline

Monday October 17: Ballots are mailed across the state

Monday October 31: Last day to request a ballot be mailed to you

Tuesday November 1: Last day to mail in your ballot


Tuesday November 8 at 7:00pm: Polls close, make sure your ballot is in well before the 7pm deadline!



Where can I drop off my ballot?

Eagle County

Voter Service and Polling Centers

  • Eagle County Building, Eagle*
  • Avon Center Building, Avon*
  • Eagle County Community Center, El Jebel*
  • Grand View Building on top of the Lionshead parking structure, Vail
  • *VSPC includes a drop box


24 hour Ballot Drop Boxes

  • Outside the Eagle County Building, Eagle
  • Basalt Town Office


Visit the Eagle County Clerk and Recorder Website for more information, copies of blue books, sample ballots and ballot tracking information!

Routt County

Voter Service and Polling Centers

  • Routt County Annex, Trout Creek Conference Room
  • Hayden Town Hall+
  • Oak Creek Town Hall+

+These VSPC's are only open on Election Day from 7am-7pm


Ballot Drop Boxes

  • Routt County Clerk and Recorder's office, Steamboat Springs
  • Clark Store, Clark
  • Hayden Town Hall
  • Oak Creek Town Hall
  • Yampa Town Hall

For more information about voting in Routt County including; sample ballots, Blue Books, and VSPC Hours visit the County Clerk and Recorder website.

What if I didn't receive a ballot in the mail?

Head to a Voter Service and Polling Center to request a replacement ballot. You will also want to visit the Secretary of State's website ( to make sure your mailing address is up to date for next election cycle.


Can I turn in someone else's ballot for them?

Individuals are permitted to drop off a maximum of 10 ballots total per election, so if a family member or friend cant make it to a drop box or VSPC, feel free to take it on down for them, but no more than 10!


As always, thank you for your continued support!


I would be honored to have your support and your vote.


Yours for a just, equitable, sustainable, and prosperous Colorado for all.  Diane Mitsch BushRepresentativeColorado State House of Representatives,District 26-Eagle County and Routt CountyP.O. Box 770535Steamboat Springs, CO 80477

Check out the latest articles about my work:


On the Senate Vote to Kill HB17-1242:
Steamboat Today
The Denverite
The Aurora Sentinel
On the Senate Vote to Kill HB17-1235:
The Vail Daily
The Summit Daily


Have a question for me?

Please do not hesitate to contact me:

or at (970) 291-1572



I am on the floor of the House or in Committee meetings most of the time Monday-Friday, but my wonderful Legislative Aide Selina Najar can help you.



On Tuesday's and Thursday's, Julianna Smolka, our CSU Legislative Intern will be in our office as well.



Join my CO House of Representatives Weekly Bill Tracking Mailing List to stay up to date with what bills will be heard each week!

Email my Aide Selina

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Mark Your Calendars!

Saturday, April 22--Basalt Town Hall with Rep. Millie Hamner (D-Summit/Pitkin Counties) at the

Basalt Regional Library at 11am


Thursday, May 11--Eagle Town Hall in the Eagle County Building's County Room at 5pm


Friday, May 12--Steamboat Springs Town Hall at the Bud Werner Memorial Library at 5pm




Paid for by Citizens to Elect Diane Mitsch Bush for Colorado HD 26  •  Tessa Kirchner, Treasurer  •  ©2012-2016 Diane For Colorado