How & Where to Register & Vote
Registering to vote and casting your ballot in Colorado is quick and easy. Read on to get everything you need to cast your ballot:
The short version:
• You can register to vote any time up to and including Election Day
• You can vote in person, by mail, or by dropping your mail ballot off
• If you’re registered to vote at your current address by October 31st, you’ll automatically get a ballot in the mail. Ballots are mailed starting October 17th.
Links, for easy reference:
The detailed version:
You can still register to vote, even on Election Day (November 8th)
You can register to vote in Colorado (or update your address) at any time up to & including Election Day at any Voter Service Center in your county. All voters registered by October 31st at the latest will be mailed a ballot. After October 31st, you can still register (and vote), you just have to go in person to do so to any Voter Service Center in your county by Election Day at 7pm.
Your options: Mail your ballot in, drop it off, or go in person.
Voting by mail (Drop it off or mail it in)
Voting by mail is quick and easy: If you’re registered at your current address, you’ll get a ballot in the mail. You can mail it in, drop it off in a dropbox or a Voter Service Center. Or you can decide to go in person instead (even if you got a mail ballot sent to you).
Voting in person
If you’re not registered to vote, or not registered at your current address, or you just like voting in person, you can still go register and/or vote in person at any time up to & including Election Day at any Voter Service Center in your county. In-person early voting starts Oct. 24th and ends at 7pm on November 8th.
Identification for voting, & be sure to sign your ballot
You may need to include a photocopy (or printed photo) of your ID with your mail ballot—please refer to your mail ballot to see if this information is requested of you. The following are acceptable forms of ID (for mail or in-person voting): CO Driver’s License, CO Student ID, Passport, Military ID, or Utility Bill. For a full list of acceptable forms of ID, go to justvotecolorado.org. And don’t forget to sign your mail ballot envelope!