Don’t forget to drop off your ballots

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RBC | With less than one week to go until Election Day, you need to drop off your ballot instead of putting it in the mail to make sure it arrives on time.
Ballots need to be returned to a vote center or drop box by 7 p.m. Nov. 3 (Tuesday).

You may enter your address and find the nearest vote center or drop box at https://www.sos.state.co.us/pubs/elections/VIP.html. About 75% of Colorado voters return their mail ballots to drop boxes, according to the Secretary of State’s office.

If you aren’t registered and want to vote, there’s still time. Colorado is among 21 states that allow Election Day registration. Just go to the nearest vote center, register and you’ll get to vote. But you need to get it done before 7 p.m. on Election Day.

The Colorado News Collaborative and its members, including the Rio Blanco Herald Times, are looking to provide answers to questions from voters and potential voters. We contact the Secretary of State’s Office, county clerks and other resources to respond to our weekly updates

Here are three key things to know:
If you’re wondering whether you are registered to vote, you can check at https://www.govotecolorado.gov

If you want to know when your ballot was mailed and when it’s been accepted, sign up for https://colorado.ballottrax.net/voter/

County clerks are ready to answer your questions, too. Our list includes websites, phone numbers and emails. The Rio Blanco County Clerk and Recorder’s office number is 970-878-9460.


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