Find out where to vote, how to vote, how to vote early, and how to vote by mail.
Register to vote in Colorado, or learn more about voter ID & rights.
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.
On November 2nd, Colorado will hold a statewide ballot initiative election. This may coincide with local races, or counties and towns may hold elections on alternate dates. Be in touch with your county clerk to confirm local races in 2021. Colorado Springs will hold its municipal election on April 6th and Aurora will hold its municipal election on November 2nd.
There is no voter registration deadline in Colorado.
Colorado is a vote-by-mail state. As long as your registration lists your current address, you will receive a ballot. If you have moved, please be sure to update your registration by 8 days before Election Day to receive a ballot by-mail. (Click here to register to vote.)
Missed the registration deadline? No problem, you may go to your county elections office and designated vote centers to register to vote in-person through Election Day.
Your polling place hours are 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Colorado holds semi-closed primaries. Voters must be registered with their party of choice or unafilliated 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.
Some congressional seats, state offices and constitutional amendments may be included on the ballot.
Early Voting Dates: Oct. 25th to Nov. 1st
All voters registered at least 8 days before the election (Oct. 25th) in Colorado should receive a by-mail ballot. No excuse required. If you have not received your ballot you can check its status here.
Voters may return ballots by-mail as long as it is received by Election Day, or in-person to their county clerk’s office, stand alone drop box locations, or Voter Service and Polling Center by Election Day. Click here to find your local locations.
Voters may register to vote and vote in person at any vote center from Oct. 25th to Election Day.
Alternatively, you can register to vote and vote in-person at Voter Service and Polling Centers on or before Election Day.