May 12, 2023 - Politics

How to vote in Denver's 2023 municipal runoff election

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Here's what you need to know about voting ahead of the June 6 runoff election.

πŸ—“οΈ Important dates:

  • May 15: Ballots mailed out this week. 24-hour ballot drop-off boxes open.
  • May 22: Voting center opens at the Wellington E. Webb Municipal Office Building.
  • May 29: Memorial Day. The Webb Building (and city offices) will be closed.
  • May 30: All other vote centers open. Last day to mail your ballot and to register to vote and receive a ballot by mail.
  • June 6: Election Day! Mail ballots must be returned to a drop box by 7pm, or voters must be in line by 7pm to cast an in-person ballot.
  • June 14: Deadline for military and overseas voters to cure their ballots.

πŸ“ Where to vote: There are 43 ballot boxes across the city, which are open 24/7. Use the Denver clerk's map to find in-person voting sites and drop boxes.

πŸ–ŠοΈ Register on the spot: Even if you're not yet registered (confirm your status online), you can still register at a voting center and cast a ballot through Election Day in person β€” but only if you have lived in the city for at least 22 days as of May 15.

πŸ’³ Come prepared: Denver voters must bring a valid ID to cast their vote in person.

πŸ“± Track your ballot: Sign up for BallotTrax to get updates about the status of your ballot, including when it's headed your way and when it's been received by election officials.


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