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Did you know some 17-year-olds are eligible to vote in the March 3 Presidential Primary?

Those who will be 18 by Nov. 3, 2020, may vote in upcoming elections

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The Colorado Votes Act, which took effect in August 2019, allows 17-year-olds who will turn 18 by the General Election to vote in the March Presidential Primary and June State Primary Elections.

Seventeen-year-olds who will be 18 by Nov. 3, 2020, and are pre-registered as a Democratic, Republican or unaffiliated voter will receive their ballots by mail the week of Feb. 10, 2020.

Not registered to vote but want to be? Colorado election law allows voter registration up to and on Election Day. Those 17-year-olds who are not pre-registered may register to vote at, or by visiting a Voter Service and Polling Center beginning Feb. 24 through Election Day. Visit the 2020 Presidential Primary Election Frequently Asked Questions for more information.

Check or update your voter registration. is your one-stop shop to check voter registration status, update your mailing address, check or change your party status, or view a sample ballot. You will also find important dates and deadlines leading up to the Tuesday, March 3 Presidential Primary Election.

Are you an unaffiliated voter? Did you know that you may choose which major party’s primary you wish to participate in? Unaffiliated voters will receive TWO mail ballots (one Democratic and one Republican) but may return ONLY ONE. Visit and read the 2020 Presidential Primary Election Frequently Asked Questions for more information.

Locate your closest ballot drop box and Vote Early. Near You.  More than 80% of Douglas County voters prefer to deliver their ballots for free using one of the convenient ballot drop box locations countywide? The boxes will be open Feb. 10 through 7 p.m. on Election Day, March 3.

What if I prefer to vote in-person? You may visit a Voter Service and Polling Center (VSPC) of your choice to deliver your mail ballot or vote in-person, up until 7 p.m. on Election Day. VSPCs are conveniently located throughout Douglas County beginning Feb. 24.

When is the last possible day to vote? Know your ballot deadline. No matter how you deliver it, your ballot must be received by 7 p.m. on Election Day.

Have questions or need assistance? Please visit or contact Douglas County Elections by phone at 303-660-7444, or by visiting 125 Stephanie Place, in Castle Rock, Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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