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  • When is the 2018 General Election?

​     The 2018 General Election is Tuesday, November 6, 2018.

  • 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.

  • How do I vote in the 2018 General Election?

     We will mail ballots to eligible voters starting on October 15, 2018. If you have not received your ballot by October 19, 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 November 6, 2018

     (postmarks do not count).

  • 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 General Election?

     Voting in person for the 2018 General Election is convenient with 28 strategically located Voter Service and Polling Centers (VSPCs) located

     throughout the County.

     The VSPCs will open in phases beginning October 15, 2018.  Locations and hours are available here 

  • What is on the 2018 General Election Ballot?

     The 2018 General Election ballot will have candidates running for federal, state, and local offices. There are 16 jurisdictions which will

     participate with items on the ballot.  

      A sample ballot is posted on the General Records and Results page. 

  • 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 General Election is November 14, 2018.


2018 GENERAL Election FAQs