COLORADO IS HOLDING ITS DEMOCRATIC PRIMARY ON JUNE 28 – MAKE SURE YOUR VOICE IS HEARD!
What elections are there in Colorado? What am I voting for?
Colorado will hold a Democratic Primary on June 28 for US Representatives and US Senate as well as state-wide offices such as Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Attorney General, Secretary of State and your State Representatives and State Senators. The winners of these Democratic primary races will go up against the Republicans in the November 8, 2022 General Election.
All Colorado overseas voters can vote in these crucial races.
Please vote your full ballot – Colorado state elections are hugely important! State government is responsible for voting and state policies regarding climate change, education, health insurance, net neutrality, student loans, and more affect us no matter where we go around the world.
1) Register to Vote and Request Your Ballot Today
It's easy to register to vote. And once you’re registered, Colorado will send you a ballot for all elections you’re eligible to vote in.
Go to www.votefromabroad.org and follow the prompts to fill out the form to register to vote, the Federal Post Card Application form (FPCA). To ensure you receive your ballot in time, please check the box on the FPCA to have your blank ballot sent to you by “Email/Online” or “Fax”.
To vote in Colorado’s Democratic Primary, you must also specify “Democratic” or “No party preference” as your political party.
You can send in your FPCA to your local election office in Colorado by email (recommended) or fax or mail. To register to vote in time for the Primary election, your FPCA must be received by June 28, at 7pm Colorado time.
2) When You Get Your Ballot, Fill It Out and Send It Back Right Away
Ballots will start going out on May 14, 2022. If you asked for your ballot by email, be sure to check your spam folder and any secondary inboxes.
When you get your ballot, fill it out and send it back away:
- We recommend you return your ballot by email (or fax). It must be received in Colorado by June 28, at 7pm Colorado time.
- If you mail back your ballot, it must be postmarked by June 28 AND received in Colorado by July 6, 2022.
3) Confirm That Your Ballot Was Accepted and Counted
After you send in your ballot, make sure your vote is counted!
You can check your ballot status online using https://colorado.ballottrax.net/voter
You may need to use a VPN to connect to this website. For more information about how to use a VPN, please click here.
Or, you can email or call your local election office directly. You can find the contact information at: www.votefromabroad.org/states/CO; scroll down to "Find Your Election Office"
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