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Colorado

In Colorado, elections are overseen by the Colorado Secretary of State.

FIND YOUR VOTER REGISTRATION STATUS and in-person polling location:

https://www.sos.state.co.us/voter/pages/pub/olvr/findVoterReg.xhtml

 

REGISTERING TO VOTE IN Colorado:

  • Same day registration is available at all in-person polling locations. If you submit a paper or online application, it must be received 8 days prior to the election.

  • Register online (only available if you have a Colorado driver’s license). Otherwise, register using a paper or printed application via mail, fax, email, or in-person (instructions are on the application).

  • Applicants must have lived in Colorado for at least 22 days before registering. College students may choose to register at school or at home.

 

PRIMARY RULES:

  • Voters affiliated with a political party must vote in that party's primary.

  • Unaffiliated voters may vote in either party's primary.

 

WAYS TO VOTE:

  • By Mail (All residents of Colorado automatically receive a mail-in ballot.)

  • In Person on Election Day (In-person voters must surrender their mail-in ballot in order to vote at their polling location.)

  • Early (In-person early voting available 7 days before the election at elections offices and polling locations.)

  • A note about Absentee Ballots: Because all residents of Colorado automatically receive a mail-in ballot, there is no need for specific absentee ballots. Absentee voters can simply complete their regular ballot by mail.

 

KNOW BEFORE YOU GO:

  • Voter ID is required only in certain circumstances.

    • First time voters will need to provide a copy of a photo ID with their ballot.

    • In-person voters may need to provide a non-photo ID at the polls that confirms their address.

    • List of acceptable IDs is long and includes: state ID, passport, current utility bills and paychecks, student ID, military ID, naturalization documents, etc. Full list here.

  • In-Person Polling Hours: 7:00am - 7:00pm

  • Voter Hotline: (855) 428-3555