COVID Alert: Voters are encouraged to verify and update their registration to ensure the safest and most efficient use of our elections model. www.govotecolorado.gov All eligible voters with current addresses receive a primary ballot if there is an election for the party (see What Ballot Will I Receive below).
Vote centers will be also be open and utilizing social distancing and safe public health practices. We typically see fewer than 5% of voters utilize in person services, however, the safe practices in place may make the voting process take longer. Every county has 24 hour drop boxes available. For locations, see your ballot packet or go to www.govotecolorado.gov
If you have any questions or challenges, please contact your county clerk. For contact information click here. #TrustedInfo2020
2020 November Election
Saturday September 19th
Military and absentee voter ballots mailed
Friday October 9th
Ballots mailings begin- view your sample ballot at www.govotecolorado.gov
Monday October 19th
Vote centers open- look for your county locations at www.govotecolorado.gov
Tuesday October 27th
Drop off, rather than mail your ballot starting on this date to ensure you ballot is returned in time. For locations check your ballot instructions.
You can track your ballot status at www.govotecolorado.gov
Tuesday November 3rd- ELECTION DAY- Last chance to vote
What ballot will I receive?
Your ballot will have federal, state and local candidate races, state-wide initiatives and referenda, local municipal and special district ballot issue questions. This is based on your residence address and the districts you live in and tends to be a long ballot in November General Elections. Voters should take care to review the ballot instructions and their ballot carefully as they may receive more than one ballot page with content on both sides.
Once the ballots are finalized, you can access your sample ballot at www.govotecolorado.gov
#DYK that 17 year-old voters that will be 18 years old by November 3, 2020 may register and are eligible to vote in the Colorado primaries? This law was passed by the Colorado General Assembly in 2019.
Track Your Ballot
All Colorado Voters can track their ballot and will receive notifications from the Secretary of State's system. For more information or to look up your status go to www.colorado.ballottrax.net Note: Denver voters have a distinct system at https://ballottrace.org/
Statewide Ballot Measures
Downloadable documents on the measures, and fiscal information.
Voters can access in person/vote center, mail ballot, or accessible online voting options in Colorado. In 2019, The Colorado General Assembly passed Senate Bill 19-202 that provides an online ballot marking system. See SOS Accessible Voting webpage for details.
Voters with a disability can now vote an electronic ballot independently and privately from their own home or other location.
How do I access my electronic ballot?
During the 22 days before and on election day you can access your electronic ballot or view your sample ballot at myballot.sos.colorado.gov. Once on the website you will be guided through a step by step process to vote and return your ballot.
How do I vote my electronic ballot?
During the 22 days before and on election day, the electronic ballot access website, myballot.sos.colorado.gov, will guide you through the process of voting your ballot. Once you have voted your ballot, you must print the completed ballot, print the accessible ballot application provided, and then sign the accessible ballot application. All of these materials must be returned together. You may return your printed ballot materials in person to either a county drop-box or voter service and polling center or through the mail. Your ballot and application must be received no later than 7 PM on election day.
Colorado has a unique and nationally recognized voter-centric model for elections. For elections conducted by the County Clerk (Primaries, General, Presidential or odd-year coordinated November election), every active voter will receive their ballot by mail. Vote centers become available early and through election day for full voter services: registration, ballot replacement, accessible voting, etc. So the steps to vote are easy:
1. Register or update your voter registration.
2. Review your ballot.
3. Mail or drop off your ballot.
Need help? Go to govotecolorado.gov for online registration information, voting locations and sample ballots.