If you are a registered Democratic, Republican, Libertarian or unaffiliated voter in Douglas County, anticipate the arrival of your Primary ballot by mail the week of June 8. Follow the checklist below to become election ready starting now. And remember, DouglasVotes.com is always your best source for up-to-date election information.
Check or update your voter registration or register to vote. DouglasVotes.com is your one-stop shop to register, 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, June 30 Primary Election.
Voters who are affiliated with a political party must change or withdraw their affiliation by Monday, June 1 if they wish to vote in a different party’s primary election. The three political parties holding primary elections are the Democratic, Republican and Libertarian parties.
Are you an unaffiliated voter? Unaffiliated voters will receive the TWO major party ballots in their mail packet (one Democratic and one Republican) but may return ONLY ONE. Visit DouglasVotes.com and read the 2020 Primary Election Frequently Asked Questions for more information.
Are you 17 but will be 18 by the Nov. 3, 2020, General Election? Then you can vote in the June 30 Primary Election. If you meet this criteria and are pre-registered to vote you will receive a ballot by mail. You may register to vote at DouglasVotes.com or by visiting a Voter Service and Polling Center from June 22 through Election Day. Visit the 2020 Primary Election Frequently Asked Questions for more information.
Is your voter registration mailing address accurate? If your mailing address has changed since you last voted in a Douglas County election, update your voter registration information at DouglasVotes.com to ensure you receive your ballot and other important election information.
Locate your closest ballot drop box and Vote Early. Near You. More than 80 percent of Douglas County voters already prefer to deliver their ballots for free using one of the convenient ballot drop box locations countywide. This year this option is even more appealing – safe, secure ballot drop boxes will be open June 8, 2020 through 7 p.m. on Election Day, June 30, 2020.
What if I need in-person voter assistance? Voter Service and Polling Centers (VSPCs) will be open at three locations in Douglas County beginning June 22. However, due to the ongoing COVID-19 public health emergency, in-person voting may be limited or unavailable at certain locations. If you require in-person voter services, please check DouglasVotes.com or call 303-660-7444 before visiting a VSPC to confirm availability.
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 DouglasVotes.com or contact Douglas County Elections by phone at 303-660-7444.
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