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Colorado
Secretary of State
Jena Griswold

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Colorado Secretary of State logo - cube with a C in it

Colorado
Secretary of State
Jena Griswold

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Voting during COVID-19

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Q1. If I show up to vote in-person, will the location be safe?

A1. All locations are following public health guidelines and taking all the necessary measures to ensure that voters are safe while at a voter service and polling center. This includes, and is not limited to, strict social distancing measures, adherence to mask wearing requirements of public health agencies and the Colorado Department of State, regular cleaning of all locations and equipment, and other measures to protect voters and election judges/staff working at these locations.

Q2. I am unsure of registering to vote and voting in-person. What is the easiest way to register to vote and receive a ballot for the upcoming election?

A2. You may register online at www.GoVoteColorado.gov, if you have a valid Colorado driver's license or state issued ID card from the Colorado Department of Revenue.

Printable voter registration forms are also available on the Secretary of State's website, the county clerk and recorder's office, and any federal post office that provides voter registration applications. You may then mail, fax, or scan and email your complete and signed form to your county clerk and recorder's office.

If you are already a registered voter in Colorado you may confirm your registration by visiting www.GoVoteColorado.gov. Once your registration is verified, you may update your address and party affiliation as well.

If your voter registration is inactive, you may change your inactive status by submitting a signed request, an online voter registration application, or making an in-person request.

Q3. What is the best way to ensure that my ballot is received in time in order to be counted?

A3. The best option for voters is to drop their ballots off at designated county drop-boxes. You can find drop-box locations on your voter instructions that are mailed to you with your ballot or reach out to your county for more information on drop-box locations. You can also go to www.GoVoteColorado.gov for more information.

Q4. When should I receive my ballot in the mail?

A4. Mail ballots start getting mailed out 22 days before the election.  You should receive your ballot between 20 to 15 days before the election, depending on when your county clerk sent it out and the timing of the postal service.

Q5. How do I know if my mail ballot has been mailed?

A5. To check the status of your mail ballot visit www.GoVoteColorado.gov. Then log in to your voter record, which will show whether your mail ballot has been mailed. If you have further questions about your mail ballot's status, contact your local county clerk and recorder's office.

Q6. What should I do if I do not receive my mail ballot or make a mistake, damage, or lose my mail ballot?

A6. You may request a replacement mail ballot from your county clerk. You may also vote in-person at a voter service and polling center.