There are registration requirements and deadlines. Please see our Voting and Registration page for all the information on registering to vote for the first time in Jefferson County.
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Make sure you are registered and your address is current. Ballots are not forwarded by the U.S. Postal Service. You can register, confirm or change your voter registration information at GoVoteColorado.com. You may also register to vote at any Voter Service Polling Center, and Jefferson County Motor Vehicle office and the Elections Office in Golden.
Cutoff dates to receive a ballot by mail vary by election. While you can still register online after the cutoff date, you will need to visit a Voter Service Poling Center in order to receive a ballot.
All eligible voters will be mailed a ballot to the address on their voter registration starting 18-22 days before election day. Ballots are not forwarded by the U.S Postal Service.
Voters are not required to vote by mail; all voting services are available at the Jeffco Voting Service and Polling Centers.
See our Mail Ballot Delivery page for more information on your options on returning a voted ballot and how to update and verify your registration with the Secretary of State.
The Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act (UOCAVA) protects the voting rights of:
There are several ways to register to vote or update your voter registration information:
See our Military and Overseas Voter Information page for all the details and links to appropriate offices.
Voting in Jefferson County can be done in three easy steps:
See our Voting and Registration page for all the details.
Ballots are mailed directly to all eligible voters to the address on their voter registration file. The mailing dates vary by election. The ballots for the 2018 November 6th General Election will be mailed the week of October 15th. Sample ballots can be viewed and printed at myvoterlookup.
Ballot Drop-off locations vary by election. Once they have been confirmed they will posted on this site. You must seal your ballot in the official return envelope and then you can drive-up, drop off or hand deliver your completed mail ballot at any convenient ballot drop-off location.
November 6 2018 General Election Ballot Drop Off and Voter Service Polling Center Locations