How to register to vote? How to obtain a mail-in ballot...and more
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Registering to vote is free and easy. Go online to the Secretary of State's website: https://www.sos.state.co.us/
Acceptable Identification Forms Colorado law requires identification at the polls and for first time voters who vote by mail-in ballot.
Registered voters are required to present one of the following forms of identification at their polling places.
You are registered if you voted in the last general elections and have not moved, or if you have registered since that date. If you have moved, you are required to change your address with the County Clerk. If you did not vote in the last two general elections, you may be declared "inactive" and may need to re-register or reactivate your voting status. Verify your status with the County Clerk at least 29 days prior to Election Day or online (see above).
Mail-In Ballot/Early Voting
Colorado is a Mail-In-Ballot state. Every voter now receives a mail ballot at the mailing address provided through their voter registration file. To check the address on file for your voter registration visit http://www.GoVoteColorado.com."
If you would like to vote at the polls, you can surrender your mail ballot and vote in-person at a voter service and polling center. To do so, go to http://www.GoVoteColorado.com to find your polling locations.
A mail-in ballot must be received at the County Clerk's office by 7 p.m. on Election Day.
Early voting may take place at the County Clerk's office 10 days before the Primary Election and 15 days before a General Election or other November election.
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