Voting Information & Resources – DROP those ballots off!

Written by on October 18, 2022

It’s that time again to remember to DROP your ballot and VOTE!

General Election Day is November 8, 2022.

Click HERE to view the full election calendar.

Our sister station, Rocky Mountain PBS will be providing election results once they are made public (starting when polls close at 7 p.m. on November 8), visit for the latest updates on key races.

Here is some additional information regarding voting registration, ballot submissions, and more: 

How do I know if I am registered to vote?

If you are unsure if you are registered, you can check your status here. No need to register again if your registration is active. If you aren’t yet registered, in Colorado, you can register to vote all the way up to election day. Take note that to receive a ballot in the mail, you must register to vote by Oct. 31, 2022. 

I am not registered to vote, how do I register?

In Colorado, people can register to vote all the way through election day, here is how to register to vote:

  • If you have a valid Social Security Number, Colorado driver’s license, or state-issued ID card from the Colorado Department of Revenue, you can register to vote online HERE.
  • If you don’t have any of the above options but are a resident of Colorado, you can register to vote in person. Here is additional information on in-person registration from the Colorado Secretary of State’s website:
      • A Colorado Department of Motor Vehicle office when you apply for a driver’s license, or when updating your driver’s license information
      • Offices that provide public assistance, including offices that provide state-funded programs primarily engaged in providing services to person with disabilities;
      • Recruitment offices of the armed forces of the United States;
      • Any federal, state, or local government office or any nongovernment office that chooses to provide voter registration service or applications; or
      • A voter service and polling center
  • You can also click HERE to fill out a paper voter registration form and mail it to your County Clerk and Recorder.

Yay! I am all registered to vote, where do I DROP off my ballot or vote in-person? 

If you are registered to vote before or by October 31, 2022, you will receive a ballot in the mail. Moved recently or want to check if you will receive your ballot at the correct address? To make sure you have the correct address on file with the state, visit You can also track your ballot from start to finish by signing up for BallotTrax by clicking HERE.

Ballots will be sent in the mail starting Oct. 17 and they must all be mailed by Oct. 21. If you don’t receive your ballot in the mail, contact your County Clerk.

Once you complete your ballot, you can send it back in the mail or use one of the hundreds of ballot drop boxes across the state. Your ballot must be received by 7 p.m. on Election Day. As long as your ballot is in one of the drop boxes before 7 p.m., your vote will be counted. If you send the ballot in the mail, give yourself more time so that the ballot arrives at your County Clerk in time. Postmarks do not count.

  • If you are looking to see where you can DROP off your ballot click HERE and enter your zip code to find your closest ballot drop box.
  • You can also fill out your ballots at polling locations. Click HERE and enter your zip code to find your closest polling location. Polls will be open on November 5,  and November 7 and from 7 am to 7 pm on November 8, which is election day.

What exactly will we be voting on? 

Click HERE to view/download the 2022 State Ballot Information Booklet.

All voters will also have the opportunity to vote on three statewide amendments and eight propositions. Detailed information on each of these eleven statewide measures is available here.

Coloradans will also vote on:

  • The U.S. Senate
  • Representative in the U.S. House
  • Representative in the State House
  • State Senator
  • Colorado Secretary of State
  • State Treasurer
  • State Attorney General
  • Regents of the University of Colorado
  • Colorado State Board of Education
  • Regional Transportation District seats

Other ballot initiatives depend on what county you live in. If you are registered to vote, you can download a sample ballot specific to your county here.

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