2020 Presidential Primary Election
- Unaffiliated Voters
- Important Dates
- How to Cast Your Vote
- Register/Update Your Record
- Sample Ballots & Notices
Active, registered, Unaffiliated voters who haven’t indicated a specific preference on which ballot (DEM or REP) to receive, will receive both ballot styles (DEM and REP) in one envelope "packet". Unaffiliated voters must choose, vote and return only one ballot. If both ballots are voted and returned, neither ballot will be counted.
IMPORTANT DATES - 2020 PRESIDENTIAL PRIMARY ELECTION IN SUMMIT COUNTY, COLORADO
Ballots Mailed to Military & Overseas Voters: Ballots go out according to the voter’s indicated method (Mail/Email/Fax) before the statutory deadline of January 18, 2020
Early Voting by Mail or Secure Drop Box: Active, registered voters will begin receiving ballots the week of February 10, 2020. Ballots may be obtained and cast until 7:00pm Election Day. *Remember: the County Clerk has to be in possession of voted, returned ballots by 7:00pm on Election Day. Postmarked ballots that are not in possession of the County Clerk by 7:00pm Election Day will not be counted (UOCAVA Voters excepted) in accordance with Colorado Election Rule.
Early In-Person Voting: Begins Monday, February 24, 2020 in Breckenridge only. Click on the "How to Cast Your Vote" for specific dates and times.
Last Day to Register/Update Voter Record & Receive a Ballot by Mail: February 24, 2020
Election Day: Tuesday, March 3, 2020
*subject to change upon COSOS office determination
VOTE EARLY - VOTE BY MAIL
There are many ways to return your Mail Ballot. Once you've voted, placed your ballot into the secrecy sleeve that is provided to you within your ballot packet, seal the secrecy sleeve (that now contains the voted ballot) inside the return envelope. Then sign the back of your return envelope and you're ready to return your ballot.
- Affix postage to return envelope and place your ballot in the mail
- Drop off your ballot at any Summit County 24-hour ballot drop box (5 locations in Summit County, listed below)
- Drop off your ballot at the Old County Courthouse in Breckenridge during business hours prior to and on Election Day
- Drop off your ballot to any Summit County VSPC on Election Day from 7:00am-7:00pm
24-HOUR BALLOT DROP BOXES
24-hour Ballot Drop Boxes will be opened the week of February 10, 2020 and closed at 7:00PM on Election Day (Tuesday, March 3, 2020)
- SILVERTHORNE: Summit County North Branch Library: 651 Center Circle
- FRISCO: Summit County Commons: 0037 Peak One Drive
- FRISCO: Town Hall: 1 Main Street
- BRECKENRIDGE: Summit County Historic Courthouse: 208 East Lincoln Avenue
- DILLON: Town Hall: 275 Lake Dillon Drive
COUNTY CLERK'S OFFICE BALLOT REPLACEMENT & DROP-OFF
Clerk & Recorder's Office | Old County Courthouse - Main Floor located at 208 East Lincoln Avenue Breckenridge, CO 80424
Week of February 10, 2020 through Election Day (Tuesday, March 3, 2020)
8:00am - 5:00pm (regular business hours)
VOTER SERVICE POLLING CENTER ELECTION DAY DROP OFF
Didn't get to the Post Office or one of the 24-hour drop boxes? Absolutely must have that "I Voted" sticker to wear all day? We understand! On Election Day, swing by whichever Summit County Voter Service Polling Center is convenient for you with your Summit County ballot. VSPCs are open between 7:00AM and 7:00PM on Election Day.
EARLY IN-PERSON VOTING
Didn't receive your Mail Ballot? New to Colorado? You can register to vote, update an existing voter record and cast your vote at a Voter Service Polling Center before Election Day. Note: you do not need to vote at the nearest polling center to your residence, but voters are required to vote within the COUNTY they reside in. The only location available for Early Voting is the Breckenridge VSPC, located at the Old County Courthouse - Top Floor, at 208 East Lincoln Avenue Breckenridge, CO 80424.
The Early Voting Voter Service Polling Center in Breckenridge will be open the following dates/times:
- Monday, February 24 through Friday, February 28, 2020 8:30am-4:30pm
- Saturday Early Voting Day: February 29, 2020 8:00am-12:00pm (4 hours)
- Monday, March 2, 2020 between 8:30AM-4:30PM
- Voting & Voter Services are not available Sundays
ELECTION DAY IN-PERSON VOTING
Didn't receive your Mail Ballot?
Register to Vote, Update an Existing Voter Record, and Vote on Election Day at the below listed Voter Service Polling Center locations in Summit County. Note: you do not need to vote at the nearest polling center to your residence, but voters are required to vote within the COUNTY they reside in.
Election Day for the 2020 Presidential Primary Election is Tuesday, March 3, 2020
Summit County Voter Service Polling Centers (3) will be open from 7:00am to 7:00pm on Election Day
Voter Service Polling Center (VSPC) Locations open on Election Day:
BRECKENRIDGE: OLD COUNTY COURTHOUSE
208 EAST LINCOLN AVENUE
FRISCO: COMMUNITY & SENIOR CENTER
83 NANCY'S PLACE
SILVERTHORNE: SILVERTHORNE PAVILION
400 BLUE RIVER PARKWAY
REGISTER TO VOTE ONLINE THROUGH THE COLORADO SECRETARY OF STATE
Register to vote -or- view or update your existing record online: Secretary of State’s website.
In order to register to vote, you must be:
- United States Citizen
- 18 years or older on or before election day
- Completed and signed form (form not required if Registering online at www.GoVoteColorado.gov)
- Colorado resident for at least 22 days before the election
- Furnish an acceptable form of identification
REGISTER/UPDATE YOUR RECORD WITH A PAPER FORM
WITHDRAWAL/CANCELLATION OF REGISTRATION
Link not working? Copy and paste this URL into your web browser: https://results.enr.clarityelections.com/CO/Summit/100099/
Follow the Summit County Clerk's Office on Twitter for updates:
There are two ballot types in the 2020 Presidential Primary on March 3: Democratic and Republican.
- REP (Republican)
- DEM (Democratic)
- PACKET (Unaffiliated)
- Active, registered, Unaffiliated voters who haven’t indicated a specific preference on which ballot (DEM or REP) to receive, will receive both ballot styles (DEM and REP) in one envelope "packet". Unaffiliated voters must choose, vote and return only one ballot. If both ballots are voted and returned, neither ballot will be counted.
- If a voter is affiliated with a minor political party (e.g. Libertarian, Green) and remains so after February 3 (29th day before the Primary Election*), that voter will not receive a ballot for the 2020 Presidential Primary Election.
- *C.R.S. 1-2-219(1)
WHICH TYPE OF BALLOT WILL I RECEIVE?
- With your Colorado Drivers License or Colorado Identification Card handy, navigate to www.GoVoteColorado.gov to view your voter record (addresses/affiliation.etc.)
WHICH CANDIDATES HAVE WITHDRAWN?
- Candidates that have submitted formal withdrawal forms to the Colorado Secretary of States’ Office as of February 18, 2020 are: Michael Bennet and John K. Delaney, both appearing on the Democratic Presidential Primary Ballot. For the most up to date information, visit the Colorado Secretary of State’s Elections Division Website here.