Election Security

We take the security of our elections extremely seriously. Learn more below about the rigorous safeguards we use to ensure election integrity, from having bipartisan teams of judges perform every ballot processing task, to welcoming representatives from each campaign to observe our processes at any time, to pre-election testing and post-election audits.

Key safeguards

Thumbnail image of an election security handout Opens in new windowView the security measures (PDF) we take at various stages of the process.

Video explainers

These additional videos explain how some of our security measures work in practice:

See the process for yourself!

Screenshot of Facebook Live Elections Tour Opens in new windowIn this full-length video, former Clerk and Recorder George Stern walks viewers through the steps and security in our ballot processing center, and takes live questions.

What others are saying about the Colorado elections model:

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Additional information