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October 28, 2016

Media Contact:

Mircalla Wozniak, Communications Specialist, 303.413.7766

Monday is the last day to request a mail ballot

Boulder County – Monday, October 31 is the last day for a voter to
register or change their voter mailing address and still receive a ballot in
the mail. If making changes online, this can be done at until just
before midnight on Monday. After
October 31, a person can still register and vote in the General Election (see voter
registration requirements
), but they will need to visit a Voter Service
Center in person in order to request a ballot.

those interested in how elections and ballot processing works, Boulder
County Clerk and Recorder Hillary Hall will host an elections open house /
ballot processing tours on Wednesday, November 2 and Monday, November 7, at the
Elections Division Ballot Processing Center. Visitors will be able to observe workers processing
ballots for the Tuesday, November 8 General Election. No RSVP needed.

What: Elections Division Open House /
Ballot Processing Center Tour

When: Wednesday,
November 2, 1 p.m. – 2:30
p.m. with tours approximately every 30
Monday, November
7, 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
with tours approximately every 30

Where: 1750
33rd Street in Boulder – Elections Division Ballot Processing Center (look
for signs)

For voters interested in voting in-person or needing a
replacement ballot over the weekend, our Voter Service Centers are open
Saturday from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. Locations are included in a voter’s mail ballot
packet or can be found

Finally, a few important reminders:

1) If a
voter would like to vote for a write-in candidate, the vote will only be counted
if it is for an officially certified write-in candidate. Certified
write-in candidates are included in the compiled ballot
content posted online.

2) Voters
must remember to sign their ballot envelope or their ballot may not be counted.

3) Only one ballot can be returned in a ballot envelope. If more
than one ballot is included, neither ballot is counted.

Key Dates for the 2016 General


  • Ballots mailed to
    active voters
  • All 24-hour Ballot
    Drop Boxes open

October 24

  • Voter Service and
    Polling Centers open

October 31

  • Last day to register
    and still receive a ballot in the mail

November 4

  • Drive-by Ballot
    Drop-off locations open

November 8 General Election

  • Ballot drop-off and
    voting services available 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Ballots must be received
    by 7 p.m. to be counted.

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