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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

Secretary of State
Jena Griswold


Opinions Are Fun. Facts Are Better.

Mute the noise.

2020 has been a noisy year of foreign disinformation. Don’t listen to it. The Secretary of State's Office is the trusted source for accurate election information in Colorado. Shhhh….you can hear facts protecting our Democracy.

What’s next? Audit and certification of official results.

Next steps (PDF) to make our 2020 general election results official:

  • November 16 - Counties will be notified of the ballots selected to be audited and a random seed will be established. Learn more about the Risk Limiting Audit (RLA) here. You can visit our audit center here.
  • November 24 - The county audit board will sign, date, and submit results of the RLA.
  • November 27 - Final canvass results to be uploaded to the results website.
  • November 30 - The Secretary of State will announce if any recounts need to occur.
  • December 14 - The Secretary of State will issue certificates of election to the presidential electors meeting.

The threat is real.

It’s happening, Colorado. Foreign adversaries are trying to interfere with our elections and undermine confidence in the results. Don’t let them. It’s up to all of us to stay smart and aware, so check back here for the latest threat reports.

Fight back with facts.

Together, we can counter threats to our elections. Here’s how.

What you can do

Keep it real. Think before you link and be aware of rumors foreign adversaries spread so you don’t spread disinformation.

Spread the facts.

Be prepared. Review CDC guidelines for voting safely during COVID-19.

Educate yourself. Explore cutting-edge research on social media and mis/disinformation:

What we’re doing

Organizing. Established a team to counter foreign disinformation.

Partnering. Built partnerships with groups across Colorado and the country to combat foreign influence in our elections. If you are interested in partnering with us, please contact

Shedding light. We are informing Coloradans what lies foreign enemies are spreading and how they are spreading them, so you can be on the lookout. (Share this website!)

Countering. We are rapidly responding to potential foreign disinformation on the electoral process so you know the facts. 

Local Officials Leading. Douglas County has you covered for trusted election information.

Note: These links are being provided for informational purposes. The Colorado Department of State bears no responsibility for the accuracy or content of the external site or for that of subsequent links. Contact the external site with any questions regarding its content.

The Opinionators

Colorado’s state symbols sure have a lot of opinions. But they also know where to go for facts on elections -