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Upcoming Election

The November 6, 2018 General Election will determine which the outcome of county, state and congressional races, as well as local races and questions. Ballots will be mailed to all active registered voters and should arrive in mailboxes by October 19.




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Ballots will be mailed in mid-October to all active registered voters. (There is no requirement to apply for an absentee ballot in Colorado.)

Visit to check that your voter registration is active and your mailing address is current. Ballots are not forwarded by the Postal Service, even if you have submitted a Change of Address Form to the post office. 

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Ballots will be mailed to active registered voters beginning Oct 15. Please allow one full week for your ballot to arrive. 

If you do not receive a mail ballot by Monday, October 22, please go online that week and update your voter registration at and a replacement ballot will be mailed to your new address. Ballots cannot be forwarded by the Postal Service

After October 29, we can no longer send ballots by mail. Instead, you must to go to a Voter Service and Polling Center in order to update your registration and request a ballot.

Read all instructions with your ballot. Mark your choices by filling in the ovals with a black or blue pen. Your ballot will be up to 2 pages, front-and back. Remember to review and vote both pages. Prepare and sign the return envelope.

Return your General Election Ballot by mail with 71 cents paid postage (two Forever stamps), or deliver it to any one of our ballot box locations. Ballots must be received Arapahoe County by 7 p.m. on Election Day, November 6 to be counted. Postmarks do not count as received.

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Track your ballot online with Ballot Track. You also can sign up for text, phone or email messages when your ballot has been mailed to you and received by Arapahoe County.

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Visit a Voter Service and Polling Center between October 22 and November 6 to register to vote, update registration, replace or request a ballot, or vote on an accessible touch-screen tablet.

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The November 6 General Election will determine the outcome of county, statewide and congressional races, as well as local races and ballot measures.

Visit our On The Ballot page to: 

  • View a sample ballot
  • Read the Colorado Blue Book
  • Read  the Arapahoe County TABOR Notice
  • Find links to candidates' websites 


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Become an adult or student election judge.

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Observe the election on behalf of a political party, candidate or issue committee.

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Place a race or question on the ballot in Arapahoe County.