Colorado - HeadCount

Voting In

Your state has automatic vote by mail– if you're a registered voter, you'll receive a ballot in the mail whenever there's an election.

Need to register?

It only takes two minutes to register to vote!

How & Where to Vote

Find out where to vote, how to vote, how to vote early, and how to vote by mail.

Register to Vote

Register to vote in Colorado, or learn more about voter ID & rights.

Election Details

Visit the Colorado Election Website or call (303) 894-2200 to learn more about your states voting details.

Important Dates - General Election

General Election Date
In-person Registration Deadline
Mail Registration Deadline (postmarked by)

Don’t miss your next election!

Aurora is holding its city council election this year on November 2nd. This election is held by mail. You must register to vote by October 25th to receive your ballot in the mail. Check with your county election office to see if there is a local election in your area this fall.

You can register to vote in person during early voting or on Election Day at your local election office or designated voter service centers. Your polling place are 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. 

Presidential Primaries

Colorado holds semi-closed primaries. Voters must be registered with their party of choice or unaffiliated with a party. When registering, unaffiliated voters can select to receive ballots from all parties by mail and later decide which ballot to use and return.

Statewide Primaries

Some congressional seats, state offices and constitutional amendments may be included on the ballot.

Early Voting + Absentee Voting

Early Voting Dates: Oct. 25th to Nov. 2nd

If you are registered to vote by October 25th you will receive a ballot in the mail. Ballots may be returned in person to a drop box or Voter Service Center by 7 p.m. on Election Day. Ballots returned by mail must be received by 7 p.m. on Election Day.

Voter Service Centers will be open for in-person voter registration, voting, and ballot drop off no later than Oct. 25th. Some service centers may open earlier. Check with your county election office for additional election information


Voter ID + Access for Colorado

Do Voters Need ID?

  • Yes, voters need an ID
  • Multiple forms of ID accepted
  • First time voters need ID
  • Student IDs accepted

More Chances to Register

  • You can register to vote during Early Voting.
  • You can register to vote on Election Day.

  • Pre-registration

    • The pre-registration age is 16
    • You can vote at age 17 in primary elections if you're 18 by the general election
    Youth participation is affected by changing state legislation or party rules. If we are not up to date please let us know.

    Have you been convicted of a felony?

    See what the registration laws are in your state below.

    Felon Re-Enfranchisement Laws

    Voting and attending college?

    Get information on how to vote from Campus Vote Project below.

    College Student Voting Info