A voter's guide for the southern Colorado region

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KKTV) - CLICK HERE FOR PRIMARY ELECTION RESULTS. Results are expected to start coming in at about 7:10 p.m. on June 26.

With the primary election on June 26, voters should research the candidates before casting their ballot. Click here for KKTV's coverage of the gubernatorial debate held in Colorado Springs. You can also scroll to the bottom of this article for the full debates.

Click here for general information from the secretary of state's office on the election.

Most county clerks sent out the mail-in ballots on June 4. The deadline to mail those ballots back is June 20; if it isn't mailed out by that day it has to be hand-delivered in person.

This year is the first year unaffiliated voters can vote in a primary. A reminder, the primary you participate in will be public information.

Click here for more information on how to vote in the 2018 primary.

-June 26: Primary Election polls open at 7 a.m. and close at 7 p.m.
All ballots must be in the hands of the county clerk by 7 p.m. on election day in order to be counted. Ballots cast by military and overseas voters must be sent no later than 7 p.m. on Election Day and received by the close of business on the eighth day after the election.

Click here to find your closest polling place and ballot drop-off site.

For more specific information on sample ballots, poll locations, precinct or district finders click the link below for county you live in:

Click here if you live in El Paso County

Click here if you live in Pueblo County

Click here if you live in Teller County

Click here if you live in Fremont County

Click here if you live in Baca County

Click here if you live in Huerfano County

Click here if you live in Prowers County

Click here if you live in Kiowa County

Click here if you live in Lincoln County

Click here if you live in Cheyenne County

Click here if you live in Custer County

For military and overseas citizens, there is an online ballot marking program through the Secretary of the State's Office. Click here to access it. You must be a uniformed service member, a spouse/dependent of a member or a U.S. citizen residing overseas.

CLICK HERE FOR PRIMARY ELECTION RESULTS. Results are expected to start coming in at about 7:10 p.m. on June 26.