Election 2021 ballots arriving mid-October
Information provided by Douglas County
The more than 275,000 registered Douglas County voters can anticipate ballots for the November 2 election to arrive by mail the week of October 11.
Residents can register to vote, check voter registration status, update mailing address, confirm party affiliation status, as well as view a sample ballot and learn important dates and deadlines leading up to Election Day all at https://www.douglas.co.us/elections/.
More than 80% of Douglas County voters prefer to deliver their ballots for free using one of the 15 drive-up and five walk-up safe, secure ballot drop boxes. Drop boxes will be open 24-hours a day beginning October 8 through 7 p.m. on Election Day.
Colorado has been conducting all-mail ballot elections since 2014 and is regarded as a national model for elections integrity, security and high voter turnout. Those with concerns for the security of their ballot can watch the short “Life of a Ballot” video to see exactly how the process works at https://www.douglas.co.us/elections/life-of-a-ballot/ and visit https://www.douglas.co.us/elections/trustedinfo/. This trusted election information is provided by the Douglas County Clerk and Recorder.
Voter Service and Polling Centers (VSPC) will open at four locations in Douglas County on October 25. Voters can visit a VSPC to register to vote or update voter registration, replace a ballot, drop off a voted ballot, vote in person or use an ADA accessible voting machine, up until 7 p.m. on Election Day. For a complete list and locations of VSPC sites, visit https://www.douglas.co.us/elections/voter-service-and-polling-centers/.
No matter how a ballot is returned, it must be received by 7 p.m. on Tuesday, November 2 – an Election Day postmark does not count.
For more information, visit https://www.douglas.co.us/elections/ or contact Douglas County Elections at 303-660-7444.