About This State

To be the highest state in the nation is quite an honor, Colorado. By altitude. Not…you know…whatever. You have an important elections in 2023, from school boards to mayors to ballot measures, so we’re counting on you to weed out the bad candidates and blaze a trail to win the midterms. Here’s everything you need to know to be a voter in the Centennial State.


Do I have an election this year?

Yes! Colorado has some municipal elections in the spring and a Coordinated Election Day on November 7. Even though there are no statewide elections this year, many cities and towns will hold important municipal elections in November.

Key Dates

Oct 30

Registration Deadline (to have a ballot automatically mailed to you)

Nov 7

Registration Deadline (to vote in person)

Oct 30 – Nov 6

Early Voting

Nov 7

Mail in Ballot Return Deadline

Nov 7

Election Day

Voter Guide

  • How do I make sure I'm registered to vote?

    Go to to check your registration or get registered. We're working with BallotReady to make this as easy as possible for you, so don't fuck it up

  • Can I register the same day I want to vote?

    Yes! But why wait? Do it now. Do it do it do it doooitdoitdoitdoit

  • Can I vote by mail?

    Yes! In fact, Colorado automatically sends ballots out to voters registered by October 30th, so all you have to do is make sure the ballot gets to your local elections office by November 7. If you need a ballot sent to somewhere other than your address on file, you should request an absentee ballot by October 24th (or sooner, if possible).

  • Can I vote early in-person?

    Yes! Early voting starts on October 30th and runs through November 6th. For exact times and locations, contact your local elections official.

    Find your elections official
  • Do I need an ID to vote?

    If you choose to vote in person rather than by mail, you must bring a valid ID to the polls. You can find more information about which IDs you can bring from VoteRiders.

    Learn more
  • What if I'm voting on Election Day?

    Contact your county clerk to find your polling place and Election Day details.

    Contact your county clerk


  • Find the details on accessible voting in your state, including early voting, Election Day voting, mail voting, and accessible mail voting tools for people with print disabilities.

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  • Get your absentee ballot here!

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  • Need to show Voter ID? Not sure what kind? Get the specifics in your state here.

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