This week, Colorado County Clerks will begin mailing ballots to eligible registered active voters for the 2022 State Primary Election.
County Clerks must mail ballots to all eligible active registered voters by June 10 for the Primary Election. Eligible and active registered voters who do not receive a ballot should contact their County Clerk.
A primary election timeline:
June 6-10: Initial mailing of ballots to all active registered voters
June 20: Last day to register and still receive a ballot in the mail
June 20-28: Voter Service Polling Centers, which can register voters and issue ballots as needed, are open
June 21-28: Ballot drop boxes are open
June 28: Polls close at 7 p.m.
And here are some races to watch:
- Jared Polis (Democrat, incumbent running unopposed in the primary)
- Heidi Ganahl (Republican)
- Greg Lopez (Republican)
- Michael Bennet (Democrat, incumbent running unopposed)
- Ron Hanks (Republican)
- Joe O’Dea (Republican)
U.S. House District 3:
- Lauren Boebart (incumbent, Republican)
- Don Coram (Republican)
- Alex Walker (Democrat)
- Sol Sandoval (Democrat)
- Adam Frisch (Democrat)
Colorado House Representative, District 58
- Marc Catlin (Republican, unopposed incumbent)
- Kevin Stanley Kuns (Democrat, unopposed)
Gunnison County Commissioner, District 3 (no incumbent):
- Rich Evans (Republican)
- Laura Puckett Daniels (Democrat)
Complete sample ballots for Republicans and Democrats, with additional positions including State Treasurer, Secretary of State, and Attorney General can be found HERE.
Other important information for Colorado voters:
- Registered Republicans, Democrats and Unaffiliated voters who selected a party preference will be mailed one ballot packet for their party’s primary.
- Unaffiliated voters who did not select a party preference will receive two ballots, the Democratic and Republican ballots, but they may only vote and return one. If both ballots are voted and returned, neither will count.
- Coloradans can still register to vote and update their voter registration at GoVoteColorado.gov through June 20 to receive a ballot in the mail. After June 20, Coloradans can register and vote in-person up to 7 p.m. on Election Day.
- This year all Colorado voters can sign up to track their ballot from sent to counted using BallotTrax.
- Eligible voters who wish to mail back their voted ballot must do so by June 20 to ensure it is received by their county election official by June 28.
- In-person, early voting will be available state-wide starting June 20.
- This year over 400 drop boxes and over 130 voting centers will be available for voters by June 20th. Some locations will open prior to June 20th and voters can look up their locations, opening date, and hours at GoVoteColorado.gov
- Eligible voters can visit a voting center in person to register to vote, update their registration, and vote until 7 p.m. on Election Day.
- In person voting on Election Day will still be available from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
- Voted ballots must be received by county election officials by 7 p.m. on June 28.
Colorado voters can visit GoVoteColorado.gov to:
- Register to vote or update their voter registration
- Find their local County Clerk
- Find their closest drop box or voting center.
- Sign up to track their ballot using BallotTrax
- Find accurate election information