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.
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Important Dates - Presidential Primary
Voting Information for Colorado
Don’t miss your next election!
Don’t miss your next election! 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 at least 8 days before the next election to receive a ballot by mail. (Click here to register to vote.) You may go to your local elections office and designated polling centers to register to vote in person through election day.
Colorado’s presidential primary election is March 3, 2020.
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.
Voters that want to change their party for must do so by February 3 for the March 3 primary.
Some congressional seats, state offices and constitutional amendments may be included on the ballot.Find Your Representatives
Early Voting + Absentee Voting
Early Voting Dates: N/A, Vote by mail
All voters registered at least 8 days before the election (2/24/2020) in Colorado should receive a vote-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, postmarked the day before the election, 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.
Alternatively you can vote and register to vote in-person at Voter Service and Polling Centers on or before election day.
Voter ID + Eligibility for Colorado
Do Voters Need ID?
- Yes, voters need an ID
- Multiple forms of ID accepted
- First time voters need ID
- Student IDs accepted
Find out more about your rights in Colorado.
- The pre-registration age is 16
- You can vote at age 17 in primary elections if you're 18 by the general election