Organisation : Colorado Secretary of State
Facility : Voter Registration
State : Colorado
Country : United States
Register Online : https://www.sos.state.co.us/Voter/pages/pub/olvr/verifyNewVoter.xhtml
Voter Registration Form : https://www.electionin.org/uploads/883-VoterRegFormEnglish.pdf
Home Page : http://www.sos.state.co.us/pubs/elections/vote/VoterHome.html
Information about this registration :
How do I turn in this form? :
** Sign the form.
** Then mail, deliver, or scan the signed form and email it to your county clerk and recorder.
** You may find a list with contact information at govotecolorado.com.
You may also mail it to: Colorado Department of State Elections Division 1700 Broadway, Suite 200 Denver, CO 80290
Am I eligible to register to vote? :
You are eligible to register to vote if you:
** Are a United States citizen
** Are 16 years of age, but you must be 18 years of age or older on the date of the election at which you intend to vote.
** Are a Colorado resident for at least 22 days immediately before the election at which you intend to vote
** Are not serving a sentence (including parole) for a felony conviction
If I don’t know my Colorado driver’s license or Colorado ID card number may I provide my Social Security Number instead? :
No. If you have a Colorado Driver’s License or ID card issued by the Colorado Department of Revenue, you must provide that number for your application to be complete.
If I don’t have a Colorado driver’s license or Colorado ID card may I still register to vote? :
Yes. An applicant who is qualified to vote in this state but does not have a driver’s license, state-issued identification card, or social security number may still register to vote. In such cases, the person may be required to provide an acceptable form of identification from the list below.
How will I know if my registration was processed? :
If you are registering to vote for the first time in the state of Colorado, your application will be processed within 2 weeks. Approximately 20 days after your county clerk and recorder receives your registration form, you will receive an official information card by mail or email based upon your request. If you are using this form to update an existing Colorado voter registration, you can check your status by visiting govotecolorado.com and clicking on the “Verify/Update My Voter Registration” link.
Other frequently asked questions about registering and voting :
Will I need identification to vote? :
If you vote in person, yes. If you are voting by mail for the first time, you may need to provide a photocopy of your ID. A complete list of acceptable forms of identification is at the bottom of this page.
How do I get a mail ballot? :
If you register to vote at least eight days before an election conducted by your county clerk and recorder, the clerk will automatically mail you a ballot. If you register after the eighth day before an election conducted by your county clerk and recorder, you must visit one of the Voter Service and Polling Centers in your county to get a ballot.
May I register to vote if I was arrested for or convicted of a crime? :
Yes, if you
** Are on probation for either a misdemeanor or felony ·
** Are a pretrial detainee awaiting trial ·
** Are currently in jail serving a misdemeanor sentence only ·
** Have served your sentence for a felony conviction, including any period of parole
Once you have served your complete sentence, you are automatically eligible to register to vote. If you were previously registered, that registration will have been canceled and you must re-register if you wish to vote.
What information will I receive by email? :
By choosing to receive election information by email, you will receive information about upcoming election activities by email. But ballots and some mailings will be sent by mail. Under Colorado law, your email address is protected. It will not be shared with anyone.
Who should I contact if I have more questions? :
Contact your county clerk and recorder. You can find a list with contact information at govotecolorado.com.
You may also contact the Secretary of State’s office
Phone: 303-894-2200 Fax: 303-869-4861
Acceptable forms of identification when voting :
If your form of identification shows your address, that address must be in the state of Colorado.
** A valid Colorado driver’s license
** A valid identification card issued by the 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 United States government or of this state, or by any 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 eligible 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. For examples, please visit govotecolorado.com.
** A valid Medicare or Medicaid card issued by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
** A certified copy of a U.S. birth certificate for the elector issued in the United States
** 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 elector.
** A valid identification card issued by a federally recognized tribal government certifying tribal membership.
** Verification that a person is committed to the department of human services, but is eligible to register and vote