2018 Unaffiliated and RTD Party Candidate Petitions

If you are an unaffiliated or RTD candidate attempting to access the general election ballot by petition, please e-mail the following information to ballot.access@sos.state.co.us. If you are running for a county office, please contact your county clerk and recorder.

  • Candidate’s name as it will appear on ballot
         ***If you are running for Governor, the name of your Lt. Governor candidate***
  • Office running for and district (if applicable)
  • Home address of candidate

         ***If you are running for Governor, the home address of your Lt. Governor***
  • Name and address of individual you want petitions to be returned to

Once we receive your information, we will generate a petition format for you and send it to you for review.  The first day petitions may be circulated is Thursday, May 17.  You may not begin circulating your petition until you receive a format approval letter from us.