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Things You Need To Know: 

1. Registration Deadline:

  • The deadline to register online to vote is Monday, October 26, 2020. If you miss this deadline, you will not receive a ballot by mail, but you can still vote in person at a voter service and polling center.

  • The deadline for registering by mail to vote is (received by) Monday, October 26, 2020. If you miss this deadline, you will not receive a ballot by mail, but you can still vote in person at a voter service and polling center.

  • The deadline to register to vote in person is 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 3, 2020.

  • The early voting period runs from Monday, October 19, 2020, to Monday, November 2, 2020, but dates and hours may vary based on where you live.

  • You can also register and vote on Election Day.

2. Polling Times:

7 a.m. to 7 p.m

3. Is Early Voting Available:

Yes, 10 days before a primary election and for 15 days before a General election.

4. Can I Vote by Mail:

Yes, You can register here.

*All voters can vote by mail without an excuse*

5. ID Needed for Voting: 

When voting in person you will need one of the following types of identification:

  • A valid Colorado driver's license

  • A valid identification card issued by the Colorado Department of Revenue

  • A valid U.S. passport

  • A valid employee identification card with a photograph of the eligible elector issued by any branch, department, agency, or entity of the U.S. government or Colorado, or by any Colorado county, municipality, board, authority, or other political subdivision of this state

  • A valid pilot's license issued by the Federal Aviation Administration or other authorized agency of the United States

  • A valid U.S. military identification card with a photograph of the elector

  • A copy of a current utility bill, bank statement, government check, paycheck, or other government document that shows the name and address of the elector. A cable bill, a telephone bill, documentation from a public institution of higher education in Colorado containing at least the name, date of birth, and residence address of the student elector, or a paycheck from a government institution are also sufficient forms of identification

  • A valid Medicare or Medicaid card

  • A certified copy of a U.S. birth certificate

  • Certified documentation of naturalization

  • A valid student identification card with a photograph of the eligible elector issued by an institute of higher education in Colorado.

  • A valid veteran identification card issued by the United States Department of veterans affairs veterans health administration with a photograph of the eligible election

  • A valid identification card issued by a federally recognized tribal government certifying tribal membership

  • A Certificate of Degree of Indian or Alaskan Native Blood

  • Verification that a voter is a resident of a group residential facility

  • Verification that a voter is a person committed to the department of human services and confined and eligible to register and vote

  • No notary or witness requirement for return of mail ballot

  • No ID requirement to vote by mail

6. Voting Without Address

The Colorado voter registration form includes a checkbox for individuals who are experiencing homelessness. It includes a space for these individuals to list a location for their address, as well as a mailing address where they can receive their voter information. It says "I am homeless. This is a location I regularly return to. I have also provided a mailing address in Section 5." The state also has an FAQ specifically addressing the voting rights of individuals who are homeless and those in foreclosure.

 

7.Felony Disenfranchisement Rules

 

People in prison cannot vote. Everyone else can vote.

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Our Homes, Our Votes: 2020

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