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  • Where’s my ballot? All registered Denver County voters receive a mail ballot to the address with which they’re registered. You can check your voter registration status, including your residential address, at the Secretary of State’s website. If your address is updated but you still haven’t received your ballot, contact the Denver Elections Division. Or visit a Voter Service & Polling Center (more info below).
  • What am I voting on? Vote for nominees for mayor, district-level city council members, at-large city council member, city auditor, county clerk and recorder, and city-wide initiatives. ACLU of Colorado does not endorse candidates, but we do take positions on ballot initiatives that impact civil liberties.  This election, we are recommending a YES vote on Initiative 300 and Initiative 301. (More info, above.)
  • Why does it matter? Local-level elections have an enormous effect on our daily rights and freedoms. Denver has a strong-mayor form of government, which means the mayor holds significant decision-making power. Yet only about a quarter of eligible voter cast their ballots.
  • Who has the right to vote in this election? Eligible Denver County voters. You are an eligible vote if you will be 18 years of age or older at the time of the election, are a United States citizen, have resided in Denver. For more info, click HERE.
    • Eligible voters have a right to same-day voter registration. You can register at a Voter Service & Polling Location (VSPC) or, if you have a Colorado license, you may register online. For full details visit HERE
  • How can I cast my ballot?
    • Return your ballot at a drop box. Ballots returned via dropbox do not require postage. You may return your ballot at any dropbox in Denver County. Ballots must be received by 7 pm on Tuesday, May 7. To find your nearest dropbox visit
    • Vote in person at a Voter Service & Polling Center (VSPC). At a VSPC, you can receive voting assistance from poll workers, replace a ballot, check your voter registration, or register to vote. Click HERE.



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