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  • Am I registered to vote?

     Visit www.govotecolorado.com to register to vote. While you’re there you can also update and check your voter registration. Please make sure

     that we have your correct residential address and mailing address on file.

     You can also return your completed Colorado Voter Registration form to our office.

  • What if I’m unaffiliated?

     Unaffiliated voters are now able to take part in Colorado primary elections. Unaffiliated voters who have not selected a party preference will

     receive a Democratic Party ballot and a Republican Party ballot. It is important that you only vote and return one of the ballots.

  • What if I’m affiliated with a minor party?

     Voters affiliated with a minor party will not receive a mail ballot packet for the 2018 Primary Election.

  • How do I change my party affiliation for the 2018 Primary Election?

     Voters affiliated with a political party who would like to change their party must do so on or before May 29, 2018.

  • How do I vote in the 2018 Primary Election?

     We will mail ballots to eligible voters starting on June 4, 2018. If you have not received your ballot by June 12, 2018, please contact the El Paso

     County Elections Department at 719-575-VOTE (8683). We must receive your voted ballot by 7:00 pm on June 26, 2018 (postmarks do not


  • Can someone with a Power of Attorney sign my ballot envelope?

     No. Power of Attorney is not applicable with Colorado Election Law. It is important that you sign your own mail ballot envelope. If you are unable

     to sign, make a mark or an “x” on the signature line, and have your Power of Attorney witness your mark on the witness line provided. Call our

     office at 719-575-VOTE(8683) with questions.

  • How do I vote in person for the 2018 Primary Election?

     Voting in person for the 2018 Primary Election is easy with five conveniently located Voter Service and Polling Centers (VSPCs) opening on

     June 18, 2018 and an additional two locations opening on June 25, 2018.

  • What is on the 2018 Primary Election Ballot?

     The 2018 Primary Election ballot will have candidates running for federal, state, and local offices.

  • How do I know if my ballot was counted?

     Please visit www.govotecolorado.com to check the status of your returned mail ballot. We can be reached by phone at 719-575-VOTE (8683)

     with any additional questions.

     If www.govotecolorado.com states that your returned mail ballot was rejected, call our office at 719-575-VOTE (8683).

  • Why did I get a letter saying that my returned mail ballot was rejected?

     You could have received a letter from our office stating that your mail ballot was rejected for the following reasons:
            1.  The signature on your returned mail ballot envelope did not match what we have on file for you.
            2.  You failed to sign your mail ballot envelope.
            3.  You need to provide necessary identification.

     If you received a letter from our office stating that your mail ballot was rejected, it is imperative that you follow the instructions on the letter and

     return it to our office as soon as possible. The last day for voters to cure signature discrepancies, missing signatures, or to provide missing

     identification for the 2018 Primary Election is July 5, 2018.


2018 Primary Election FAQs