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Colorado
Secretary of State
Jena Griswold

Colorado Secretary of State logo - 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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Mail-in Ballots FAQs

Q1. How do I receive my mail ballot?

A1. Every voter receives a mail ballot. The ballot will be sent to the mailing address you provided for your voter registration file. To check the address on file, or to make any changes to your voter registration visit www.GoVoteColorado.com.

If you prefer to vote at the polls, you can vote in-person at a voter service and polling center. Please visit www.GoVoteColorado.com to find your polling locations.

Q2. How do I know if my mail ballot has been mailed?

A2. To check the status of your mail ballot visit www.GoVoteColorado.com. 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.

Q3. Will my other votes be counted if I choose not to vote on a candidate or question?

A3. Yes. If you choose to leave a race or question blank, your other votes will still be counted.

Q4. Will my mail ballot be counted? I heard that mail ballots might not be counted.

A4. Every valid mail ballot is counted. Be sure to sign the envelope when you return your mail ballot. Your county clerk must receive your ballot no later than 7:00 PM on Election Day. If you are not sure if your ballot will arrive in time, drop it off in person. Contact your county clerk and recorder for drop-off locations.

If you recently registered for the first time, you may need to provide a copy of your ID along with your mail ballot. Your county clerk will have provided instructions about the ID requirement along with your ballot.

Q5. If I am voting by mail, when must the county clerk and recorder receive my ballot?

A5. Mail ballots must be received by the county clerk and recorder no later than 7:00 PM on Election Day. Voters are encouraged to drop off ballots at designated drop off sites or mail their ballots in time to be received by the county clerk before the polls close. Postmarks do not count; ballots must be in the hands of the county clerk by 7:00 PM on Election Day in order to be counted.

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.