Pueblo County Clerk & Recorder Candace Rivera Pueblo County Clerk & Recorder Candace Rivera
Date First Elected
Current Term Ends

Pueblo County Clerk & Recorder

Candace has been an advocate in Pueblo County serving our community, in various roles for many years.

Prior to that, she managed her own business, as a minority, women owned small business federal contractor, for 20 years.

Her education is in Criminal Justice. Candace began her career at the Sheriff’s Office as an advocate with A Community Organization for Victim Assistance (ACOVA) working with members of our community and all local, state, and federal law enforcement agencies. She was an advocate for domestic violence survivors at the YWCA. Candace then moved over to the District Attorney's Office as a victim assistance specialist advocating for victims’ rights, enhancing her knowledge of the judicial system and expanding my communication skills, gaining skills to work with underserved populations. She then became a paralegal at a local law firm interacting with clients and providing legal assistance to attorneys, organizing and preparing correspondence, conducting research and filing documents with the courts as well as keeping up to date on changes in legislation and Colorado Revised Statutes.

She received many awards volunteering her services and showing dedication to our community, including the Presidential award of honor for 1000 hours spent on crime scenes in just one year.

Candace served on various boards including:

  • Pueblo Crime Stoppers
  • Friends of ACOVA 
  • The Domestic Violence Task Force

She is dedicated to public service as a noble and necessary cause and is honored to continue to serve the citizens of Pueblo County as your Pueblo County Clerk.