How to vote for Bernie Sanders in Colorado

Register By

February 24 (Monday)

Same-Day Registration Colorado has Same-Day Registration on March 3 Must be unaffiliated or new

Primary On

March 3 (Tuesday)

Colorado Primary: Tue, March 3 (14 days away)

Coloradans must register as democrat or unaffiliated to vote for Bernie!

It's still very early in the election season, and dates often change. Please sign up below for Voter Alerts in Colorado and we'll send you an email if the dates change!

Colorado Voter Information

Get Registered

Colorado has semi-closed primaries — Coloradans must register as democrat or undeclared to vote for Bernie!

Register as a democrat or undeclared now!

In Colorado, you must be affiliated as a democrat by February 3, 2020, which is before the registration deadline!

Colorado has Same-Day Registration which allows you to register to vote at the primaries on Tue, March 3 (14 days away) Must be unaffiliated or new

Not sure if you are registered, or what you're registered as? Check your current registration status online.

Go Vote!

Vote in Colorado on 3/3/2020 from 7:00AM – 7:00PM,
Find your polling place here: https://www.sos.state.co.us/voter/pages/pub/olvr/findVoterReg.xhtml

You can still register in person up until the day of the election.

Check out the official Colorado 2020 Elections Calendar here:
https://www.sos.state.co.us/pubs/elections/calendars/2020ElectionCalendar.pdf

For more questions, comments, and concerns check out the Colorado Voter Guide here:

https://www.sos.state.co.us/pubs/elections/vote/VoterHome.html

Get your absentee ballot here: https://www.fvap.gov/r3/fwab/state?state=CO

If you need help call the Official Colorado Election Voter Hotline at:
866-OUR-VOTE | 866-687-8683

Id Requirement

All voters who vote in-person must provide identification. While there are many forms of acceptable identification, most voters find it convenient to bring their Colorado driver’s license or Colorado ID. A Colorado ID is available at no cost to those who are eligible. For more information on obtaining a Colorado ID, please contact the Colorado Department of Revenue.

More info here: https://www.sos.state.co.us/pubs/elections/vote/acceptableFormsOfID.html

Voter Workplace Protection

Paid time off, up to two hours. Not required if employee has three non-work hours available while polls are open.

Early Voting

Vote Early in Colorado! Coloradans can vote in-person before election day! If you'll be out of town on March 3 or simply find it more convenient, vote early!

Early voting in Colorado begins February 10 and ends on March 3.

Every voter receives a mail ballot. Ballots begin mailing on February 10, 2020. The ballot will be sent to the mailing address you provided for your voter registration file. To check the address on file, or to make any changes to your voter registration visit www.GoVoteColorado.com.
Every valid mail ballot is counted. Be sure to sign the envelope when you return your mail ballot. Your county clerk must receive your ballot no later than 7:00 PM on Election Day. If you are not sure if your ballot will arrive in time, drop it off in person. Contact your county clerk and recorder for drop-off and drop-box locations.

Only 17?

You may still vote in Colorado's primaries if you will be 18 years old by November 3, 2020.

College Students

If you are a college student not living in your home state, you can vote for Bernie in either your home state or in the state in which you are attending school!

Military/Overseas Voters

If you are a Military Voter or a US Citizen living abroad, you are able to request a ballot here to vote for Bernie.

Become a Delegate for Bernie

Willing to go the extra mile to help Bernie get elected? We need 2,373 Bernie supporters to become a Delegate, travel to Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and cast their vote for Bernie Sanders at the Democratic National Convention. Interested?

How to become a delegate in Colorado

Colorado has 80 delegates 

  • 44 district
  • 14 at large
  • 9 Pledged PLEOs
  • 13 Superdelegates

Superdelegates: Gov. Jared Polis, Rep. Ed Perlmutter, Rep. Jason Crow, Rep. Joe Neguse, Rep. Diana DeGette, Morgan Carroll, Howard Chou, Michael F. Hamrick, Jeri D. Shepherd, Terry L. Tucker

Important dates:

Primary: March 3, 2020

Precinct Caucus: March 7, 2020

FIling Deadline to become a District, At Large or PLEO Delegate: March 23, 2020

County Assemblies/Conventions: March 7 – April 1, 2020

District Assemblies/Conventions: April 2 – April 17, 2020

State Assembly/Convention: April 18, 2020

Colorado Delegate Selection Plan

District Delegates (44) 

  • Make sure you are a registered Democrat
  • Vote in the March 3, 2020 Primary
  • Start organizing your friends and supporters to vote for you.
  • Show up with your supporters to vote at the March 7, 2020, 2 pm precinct caucuses, All Democratic voters from the precinct are eligible to vote to elect delegates to the delegates to the County Assemblies/Conventions.
  • At the County Assemblies/Conventions, March 7 – April 1, 2020 the delegates from the precinct caucuses elect delegates to the Congressional District and State Conventions
  • To become a District Delegate file Statement of Candidacy and Pledge of support for Bernie by March 23, 2020 by mail or in person with the Colorado State Party, 789 Sherman Street, Suite 110, Denver, CO 80203 or by email to [email protected].
  • At the Congressional District Assemblies/Conventions, April 2 – April 17, 2020 the District Delegates are elected

At Large Delegates (14) At Large Alternate Delegates (6)

  • If you did not get elected as a District delegate you can try to become an At Large Delegate or an Alternate delegate.
  • File Statement of Candidacy and Pledge of support for Bernie by March 23, 2020 by mail or in person with the Colorado State Party, 789 Sherman Street, Suite 110, Denver, CO 80203 or by email to [email protected]
  • At-Large and Alternate delegates are elected by a quorum of Colorado’s National Convention Delegates at 2 pm at the April 18, 2020 State Convention

PLEO Delegates (9)

You have to be eligible to be a PLEO delegate. PLEOs are eligible according to the following priority: big city mayors and state-wide elected officials (to be given equal consideration); state legislative leaders, state legislators, and other state, county and local elected officials and party leaders. Help Bernie by encouraging qualified Bernie supporting people to file to become PLEO delegates.

  • File Statement of Candidacy and Pledge of support for Bernie by March 23, 2020 by mail or in person with the Colorado State Party, 789 Sherman Street, Suite 110, Denver, CO 80203 or by email to [email protected]
  • PLEO delegates are elected by a quorum of Colorado’s National Convention Delegates at 11 am at the April 18, 2020 State Convention.

Standing Committee (9) and Delegation Chair

9 Standing Committee members (3 each on the Credentials, Platform and Rules committees) and the Delegation Chair are elected by a quorum of Colorado’s National Convention Delegates on April 25, 2020. You don’t have to be a delegate or alternate to be elected.

Convention Pages (3)

Convention Pages are selected by the State Democratic Chair on April 25, 2020.

If you have questions contact the Colorado Democratic Party.

More Information

If you have any questions about voting in Colorado you may contact your state official elections office or Democratic party.

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