2022 General Election
- Important Dates
- How to Cast Your Ballot
- Sample Ballots & Notices
- Register or Update Your Record
Important Dates for the Summit County 2022 General Election
Military & Overseas Voters: Ballots go out according to the voter's indicated method (mail/email/fax) by the statutory deadline of September 24, 2022.
Voting by Mail or Secure Drop Box: All active registered voters will begin receiving ballots the week of Oct. 17, 2022. Ballots may be obtained and cast until 7:00PM on Election Day. The County Clerk must be in possession of the ballot by 7:00PM on Election Day. Ballots that are postmarked on or before Election Day 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. The deadline for depositing a mail ballot in a secure drop box is 7:00PM on Election Day.
Last Day to Register or Update a Voter Record to Receive a Ballot by Mail: Monday, October 31, 2022
Last Day to Register to Vote: Tuesday, November 8, 2022
Election Day: Tuesday, November 8, 2022
Making Your Voice Heard Has Never Been More Convenient & Secure
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, and seal the return envelope. Finally, sign and date the back of your return envelope and you’re ready to return your ballot.
24-HOUR BALLOT DROP BOXES
24-hour Ballot Drop Box locations are not the same as Voter Service Polling Center locations. 24-Hour Ballot Drop Boxes will be opened the week of October 17, 2022 and closed promptly at 7:00PM on Election Day (Tuesday, November 8, 2022)
- SILVERTHORNE NEW LOCATION 300 FEET FROM ORIGINAL LOCATION: Town Hall: 601 Center Circle
- FRISCO: Summit County Commons: 0037 Peak One Drive
- FRISCO: Town Hall: 1 Main Street
- BRECKENRIDGE: Summit County Old Courthouse: 208 East Lincoln Avenue
COUNTY CLERK’S OFFICE BALLOT REPLACEMENT & DROP-OFF
Save wait time in our office, call the Elections Division at (970) 453-3479 to arrange pickup for a replacement ballot, or after September 26, visit the Early Voter Service Polling Center at 103 South Harris Street in Breckenridge (South Branch Library) to vote in person or receive a replacement ballot. Voters may also simply walk in during business hours for a replacement ballot, but prepare for a wait as staff prepare your ballot packet for you and other voters who walk in.
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 South Branch Library at 103 South Harris Street, Breckenridge, CO 80424
The Early Voter Service Polling Center in Breckenridge will be open the following dates/times:
- Saturday Early Voting Day: November 5, 2022 8:00am-12:00pm (4 hours)
- Monday, November 7, 2022 between 8:00am-5:00pm
VOTER SERVICE POLLING CENTER ELECTION DAY DROP OFF
Didn’t get to the Post Office, Early Voter Service Polling Center in Breckenridge, or one of the 24-hour drop boxes? Absolutely must have that "I Voted" sticker to wear all day? We understand and are here for you! 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.
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 2022 General Election is Tuesday, November 8, 2022. Summit County Voter Service Polling Centers (3 locations) will be open from 7:00am to 7:00pm on Election Day
Voter Service Polling Center (VSPC) Locations open on Election Day:
BRECKENRIDGE: SOUTH BRANCH LIBRARY
103 SOUTH HARRIS STREET
FRISCO: COMMUNITY & SENIOR CENTER
83 NANCY’S PLACE
SILVERTHORNE: SILVERTHORNE PAVILION
400 BLUE RIVER PARKWAY
Frequently Asked Questions
Q. I forgot to insert my ballot into a secrecy sleeve, and I sealed my ballot envelope. Will my ballot be counted? A. Yes. We highly encourage voters to use the secrecy sleeve that comes inside their mail ballot packet envelope, but it is not required.
Q. How many stamps are required to return the 2022 General Election ballot in its return envelope via the United States Postal Service? A. If no extra or expedited services are required, it only takes one stamp to return a ballot in Summit County for the 2022 General Election.
Register to Vote
You can register to vote up through Election Day, Tuesday, November 8, 2022 for the General Election. If you have a Colorado Driver License or State-Issued Photo ID, it's likely you registered to vote at the Driver License Office. Visit www.GoVoteColorado.gov: the fastest, easiest way to register, review your voter record or update your voter record, including your address. You can also register at a Voter Service Polling Center or at the Summit County Clerk & Recorder's Office.
In order to register to vote, you must:
- Be a United States citizen
- Be 18 years or older on or before election day
- Complete and sign the registration form (the form is not required if registering online at www.GoVoteColorado.gov)
- Have been a Colorado resident for at least 22 days before the election
- Furnish an acceptable form of identification
Register or Update Your Record With a Paper Form
- Colorado Voter Registration Form in English
- Formulario de Registracion de Votante de Colorado En Español
Withdraw or Cancel Your Registration