2014 General Election – November 4, 2014
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2014 Election Frequently Asked Questions
- Where and when can I vote?
The 2014 Primary and General Elections are conducted by mail ballot.
You may return your voted ballot by mail or you may hand deliver your ballot to a Voter Service and Polling Center or designated drop-off location.
Ballots must be received at the Larimer County Elections office or a designated Drop-off/Voter Service and Polling Center by 7 p.m. on Election Day in order for your vote(s) to be counted. Ballots received after 7 p.m. on Election Day will not be counted. Postmarks do not count as a received date.
- Can I receive my ballot in the mail?
As of May 10, 2013, all registered, active voters in the State of Colorado will receive their ballot by mail for all elections. No application for a mail ballot is required.
- Where can I drop off my mail ballot?
If you do not wish to return your Mail ballot through the mail, it can be returned at the Larimer County Elections Office, at any Voter Service and Polling Center or at any drop-off location. Your ballot must be received by 7 p.m. on Election Day in order to be counted.
- What kind of identification (ID) might be needed?
All IDs must be current and valid. If your ID shows your address, that address must be in the State of Colorado for the ID to be considered a valid form of identification.
- A valid Colorado driver's license;
- A valid identification card issued by the Department of Revenue;
- A valid U.S. passport;
- A valid employee identification card with a photograph of the eligible elector issued by any branch, department, agency, or entity of the United States government or of this state, or by any county, municipality, board, authority, or other political subdivision of this state;
- A valid pilot's license issued by the federal aviation administration or other authorized agency of the United States;
- A valid U.S. military identification card with a photograph of the eligible elector;
- A copy of a current utility bill, bank statement, government check, paycheck, or other government document that shows the name and address of the elector;
- A valid Medicare or Medicaid card issued by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services;
- A certified copy of a U.S. birth certificate for the elector issued in the United States;
- Certified documentation of naturalization;
- A valid student identification card with a photograph of the eligible elector issued by an institute of higher education in Colorado, as defined in section 23-3.1-102(5), C.R.S.;
- A valid veteran identification card issued by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs Veterans Health Administration with a photograph of the eligible elector;
- A valid identification card issued by a federally recognized tribal government certifying tribal membership;
- Verification that a voter is a resident of a group residential facility; or
- Verification that a voter is a person committed to the Department of Human Services and confined and eligible to register and vote.
For additional information regarding acceptable forms of ID, call Larimer County Elections at (970) 498-7820.
- Are ADA accessible voting machines available?
Yes. ADA accessible voting machines are available for use at our Voter Service and Polling Centers. For more information, please contact the Larimer County Elections office at (970) 498-7820.
- What do I do if I make a mistake, damage, or lose my mail ballot?
You may request a Replacement Ballot by calling (970) 498-7820 during regular business hours, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., or on Election Day from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. You may also retrieve a Replacement Ballot in person at any of our Voter Service and Polling Centers.
- How do I know you received my mail ballot?
Verify that your mail ballot was received by the Larimer County Elections office or please call (970) 498-7820.
- I've heard that mail ballots are only counted if there are close races. Is that true?
No. All ballots, both polling place and mail, are counted in the same manner. All valid mail ballots are counted in every election in Colorado, regardless of the outcome or closeness of any race.
- I am an overseas or military voter. What are my voting options?
- I still have questions, where can I go for the answers?
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