Avoid Lines

Avoid Election Day Lines

Did you know that Colorado Elections is an all mail ballot state?
You will receive your ballot in the mail and vote at your convenience. You may return your voted ballot by mail or save on postage and avoid lines on Election Day by using one of our convenient Ballot Drop-off Locations throughout Douglas County — long before Election Day.

Avoid lines on Election Day by following this simple Election-Ready Checklist:

  • Register to Vote
    You can verify your registration information at GoVoteColorado.com. If you make an update to your registration, allow two to nine business days for mail ballot delivery. 
  • Check your voter registration
    Ensure your voter registration is accurate. If changes are needed, visit GoVoteColorado.com.
  • Watch for your ballot in the mail
    Ballots for the November 6, 2018 General Election will be in the mail beginning October 15. If you have not received your ballot by October 22, please contact the Douglas County Elections Office at 303-660-7444 or visit a  Voter Service and Polling Center.
  • Vote Your Ballot
    Vote your ballot. Place your voted ballot in your official return envelope. Note: Do not use another household member’s envelope to return your ballot.
  • Mail or Drop Off your Voted Ballot
    Mail your ballot with adequate postage and allow two to nine business days for delivery to our office. Or, save on postage and return your ballot by visiting one of the convenient Ballot Drop-off Locations within Douglas County.
  • Know the Ballot Deadline
    Ballots must be received no later than 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 6. Postmarks do not count.

For additional information or Frequently Asked Questions, check out Douglas County Election FAQs or visit the Colorado Secretary of State website.