Avoid Lines

Did you know that Colorado Elections is an all mail ballot state?Avoid Election Day Lines
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.
  • Return your Voted Ballot
    Mail your ballot with adequate postage and allow two to nine business days for delivery to our office.
  • Drop off your Ballot – Save on postage and return your ballot by visiting one of the convenient Ballot Drop-off Locations within Douglas County.
    • NOTE:  If you prefer to vote at a Voter Service and Polling Center you may surrender your mail ballot at the Center of your choice and vote in-person, up until Election Day, November 6.  Voter Service and Polling Centers are conveniently located through Douglas County beginning October 22.
  • 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.