YOUR VOTE: Colorado
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by Countable | 3.19.18
It's election season! Are you ready? With just a few clicks, we'll walk through voter registration, key election dates, and all the documents you'll need. Best of all, you can share this info with your friends and neighbors. Make sure that your vote counts!
1. KNOW THE DATES
- Colorado's primary election is on June 26, 2018.
- The general election is on November 6, 2018.
2. REGISTER TO VOTE
- Registration Status: Not sure you're registered? This handy widget will tell you whether you're on the voter rolls.
- Voting Requirements: Here's everything necessary to register as a voter this election season in Colorado.
- Primary Registration Deadline: The registration cutoff for the primary election is June 26, 2018.
- General Registration Deadline: The registration cutoff for the general election is November 6, 2018.
3. FIND YOUR POLLING PLACE
- Polling Location: School, firehouse or community center, this simple form will tell you where to go to cast your ballot.
- Absentee Ballot: Out of town, or serving abroad? Here's how to get an absentee ballot.
4. WHAT TO TAKE TO THE POLLS
- Accepted Credentials: Here is the list of accepted credentials.
- Voter ID helpline: Call 844-338-8743
- Learn more about voter ID from VoteRiders: Visit Colorado Voter ID FAQs
5. CANDIDATES ON YOUR BALLOT
- Democratic Primary: Check out this Ballotpedia entry for a comprehensive overview of the Democratic primaries, who's on your ballot, and what each candidate stands for.
- Republican Primary: Check out this Ballotpedia entry for a comprehensive overview of the Republican primaries, who's on your ballot, and what each candidate stands for.
6. BALLOT MEASURES
- Ballot Measure #1: Age Qualification for General Assembly Members Amendment — Reduces age qualification for legislative members from 25 to 21
- Ballot Measure #2: Judge Retention Ballot Language Amendment — Shortens language on the Colorado ballot regarding judicial retention by consolidating questions
- Ballot Measure #3: Definition of Industrial Hemp Amendment Amendment — Changes the definition of industrial hemp from a constitutional definition to a statutory definition
- Ballot Measure #4: Independent Commission for Congressional Redistricting Amendment — Establishes an independent commission for Congressional redistricting
- Ballot Measure #5: Independent Commission for State Legislative Redistricting Amendment — Establishes an independent commission for state legislative redistricting
- Ballot Measure #6: Removal of Exception to Slavery Prohibition for Criminals Amendment — Repeals a constitutional exception on the ban of slavery that allowed for slavery and involuntary servitude as punishment for a crime
- Ballot Measure #7: Amendment 73, Establish Income Tax Brackets and Raise Taxes for Education Initiative — Changes Colorado’s income tax system from a flat tax rate of 4.63% to a progressive income tax system with five brackets for individuals and families
7. HAVING TROUBLE? GET IN TOUCH
- Phone Number: The Colorado Secretary of State can be reached at 1-855-428-3555.
- Email Address: The Election Divisions' email is firstname.lastname@example.org.
8. NEED TO REGISTER?
- Or maybe you just want election reminders? Click below to get started and, thanks to TurboVote, we've got you covered.
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