Voting is an essential part of the democratic process. As a college student in Colorado, you have the opportunity to register to vote in either your home state or the state where you are attending school. Not sure if you are registered? Check your status here.

You can visit to register to vote in Colorado, verify your address, or update personal information such as party affiliation.

You are eligible to vote in Colorado if:

  • You are a resident of Colorado.
  • You will be 18 years of age or older at the time of the election.
  • You are a citizen of the United States.
  • You will have been a resident of Colorado for at least 22 days prior to the date of the election in which you intend to vote.
  • You are not serving a sentence of confinement, detention, or parole for a felony conviction. 

To register to vote in a state other than Colorado, visit to learn about the registration process in your unique location. 

Students living in Colorado only to attend college may be able to request an absentee ballot to vote in their home state. outlines voting options for every state.



Your ballot will be sent to the mailing address provided in your voter registration. To verify your address and other registration information, visit

Make sure to follow all instructions included with your ballot.

The county clerk must receive your signed ballot envelope by no later than 7:00 PM on Election Day. If you are at all concerned about the delivery time for a mail-in ballot, it’s better to drop it off in-person. To find a drop-off location, contact your county clerk and recorder.

Federal law prohibits voting in more than one jurisdiction/state. If you register to vote in Colorado, you will need to confirm that your Colorado address is your sole legal place of residence. You may also be considered a resident of Colorado for other purposes, including income tax, motor vehicle registration, and jury duty.

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