Voter FAQ

How do I register to vote in Colorado?

ONLINE: If you have a Colorado driver’s license or state-issued identification card, you can register to vote online using the Colorado Secretary of State’s website. If you register by Monday, October 29, you will receive a ballot in the mail. If you register after this date, you will need to visit a Voter Service & Polling Center (VSPC) to pick up a ballot or vote in person.

IN PERSON Starting on Monday, October 22, you can visit any Voter Service & Polling Center (VSPC) in your county to register to vote and cast a ballot. Remember, in Colorado you can register to vote up to and on Election Day - just be sure to get to a VSPC by 7 PM on Tuesday, November 6.

You can easily locate your closest Voter Service & Polling Center (VSPC) by using the map feature on our homepage. Instructions: scroll down to the map, select “Voter Service & Polling Center” as your destination, select your county, enter your address, and click “search”. Your closest VSPCs will be listed below the map, along with their address and hours of operation, in order of proximity to your address. Please note that you will need to provide one piece of identification from this list to vote at the Voter Service & Polling Center.

How do I vote in Colorado?

Every person who is registered to vote in the state of Colorado has two options for voting:

VOTE YOUR MAIL BALLOT
Every Coloradan who is registered to vote at their current address by October 29 should receive a ballot in the mail. You can return your ballot by mail OR deposit it at a drop box or Voter Service & Polling Center (VSPC). If you mail your ballot, remember to include postage! The recommended last day to return your ballot via mail is Tuesday, October 30.

You can easily locate your closest VSPC or ballot drop box by using the map feature on our homepage. Instructions: scroll down to the map, select “both” as your destination, select your county, enter your address and click “search”. The sites where you can deposit your ballot will be listed below the map, along with their address and hours of operation, in order of proximity to your address.

VOTE IN PERSON
If you did not receive a ballot in the mail, lost or ruined your mail ballot, or want to vote in person, visit any VSPC in your county of residence. You can easily locate your closest Voter Service & Polling Center (VSPC) by using the map feature on our homepage. Instructions: scroll down to the map, select “Voter Service & Polling Center” as your destination, select your county, enter your address, and click “search”. Your closest VSPCs will be listed below the map, along with their address and hours of operation, in order of proximity to your address.

Please note that you will need to provide one piece of identification from this list at the Voter Service & Polling Center.

I am a registered Colorado voter. How do I update my voter registration record (to change my address, party affiliation, etc.)?

You have several options for updating your voter registration record:

1. Online (requires a valid Colorado driver’s license or ID)
You can easily update your voter registration record online using the Secretary of State’s website. If you register or update your registration by Monday, October 29, you will receive a ballot in the mail. If you register after this date, you will need to visit a Voter Service & Polling Center (VSPC) to pick up a ballot or vote in person.

2. Mail, Fax, or Email
Fill out and sign the Colorado voter registration application located here. Make sure to complete Section 8, “Updating a Current Record”. Print, sign, and return the form to your county clerk and recorder’s office. A list of all county clerk and recorder’s offices in the state of Colorado can be found here. If you register or update your registration by Monday, October 29, you will receive a ballot in the mail. If you register after this date, you will need to visit a Voter Service & Polling Center (VSPC) to pick up a ballot or vote in person.

3. Voter Service & Polling Center
You can update your registration at any Voter Service & Polling Center (VSPC) in your county. You can also pick up a new mail ballot, or vote in person on a machine, while at the VSPC. You can look up your closest VSPC and view their hours on our Just Vote! Colorado website: www.JustVoteColorado.org. Please note that you will need to provide one piece of identification from this list to vote at the Voter Service & Polling Center.

When will my ballot arrive?

Mail ballots will be mailed to all Colorado voters beginning on Monday, October 15. If you have not received your ballot by Monday, October 22, you can go to any VSPC in your county to get a replacement ballot or vote in person.

I didn’t get my mail ballot. Can I still vote?

Yes. To request a ballot in-person, or vote in-person, visit any VSPC in your county. See our homepage for a map of VSPCs near you, and their days and hours of operation.

I want to return my ballot by mail. Do I need a stamp?

Yes. All counties require that you attach postage to your ballot before mailing it back. However, this amount may vary between counties. If you have questions about how much postage to affix to your mail ballot, contact your county clerk and recorder, or consult the instructions that will accompany your mail ballot. The recommended last day to return your ballot via mail is Tuesday, October 30.

I made an incorrect mark on my mail ballot. Can I get a new one?

Yes. To request a replacement ballot in-person or vote in-person, visit any VSPC in your county. See our homepage for a map of VSPCs near you, and their days and hours of operation.

Can I vote in person?

Yes. You can vote in person at a Voter Service and Polling Center (VSPC) in your county. See our homepage for a map of VSPCs near you, and their days and hours of operation.

How do I know if I am registered to vote?

You can look up your registration status on the Secretary of State’s website. Alternately, you can visit any Voter Service & Polling Center in your county beginning on Monday, October 22.

What is the last day I can register to vote in order to vote in the election?

You can register to vote any time up to and including Election Day. In order to receive a mail ballot, you must register by October 29. Visit any VSPC in your county to register in-person and cast a ballot. See our homepage for a map of VSPCs near you, and their days and hours of operation.

Do I have to show my ID to vote in person?