How to Appoint Poll Watchers

Appointing

Appointing authorities should complete the Poll Watcher Appointment Request Form (XLS). Submit your form as early as possible. Processing of poll watcher credentials starts about two weeks prior to an election and will be processed in the order received. 

Do not wait to submit your list. All names on your appointment list will be checked for voter registration status.

Rules of Appointment

Carefully read the state statute and Colorado Secretary of State Rules regarding the appointment of poll watchers.

The Form

To appoint poll watchers, complete the Poll Watcher Appointment Request Form (XLS). Email the completed spreadsheet.