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2018 Voter’s Guide to the November General Election

Posted at 2:00 PM, Oct 30, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-30 16:24:59-04

COLORADO – Local Clerk & Recorder offices across Colorado mailed out ballots for the November election on Monday, October 15th. Colorado voters have a lengthy ballot his year as we choose a new Governor, decide who will represent us locally, consider municipal and school district ballot measures, and make our choices on several constitutional and statutory ballot measures. Pueblo is also electing a mayor for the first time in decades.

October 29th is the last day to submit a voter registration application and still receive a ballot in the mail. Register online at

You can always check the status of your voter registration at

On October 30th, you can still submit an application at a Voter Service and Polling Center up to the day of the general election.  (See below for links to county information)

By 7 p.m. on November 6th, all ballots must be received by local clerk and recorder offices. Dropping it in the mail by October 31st ensures it will make it on time.  A larger ballot means you’ll need to put 2 stamps on!  Personally delivering your ballot to a Voter Service and Polling Center or authorized drop-off location will save you the postage.

Find your locations and dates here, along with information on everything within your county’s ballot:

As mentioned, we’re electing a new Governor this year. News5 hosted a debate between Walker Stapleton and Jared Polis this month. Get caught up on their stances by reading the candidate profiles or watching THE State Debate.

Learn more about all the statewide candidates:

News5 is also watching out for you with explanations on how write-in candidates work and the major ballot issues:

You may have already received the Ballot Information Booklet (Blue Book) which provides voters with the text, title, and a fair and impartial analysis of each initiated or referred constitutional amendment, law, or question on the ballot.