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Summit County Colorado - Summit County Elections Division to Mail Ballots to All Active Registered Voters October 17 14 September 2022 ( news )
Summit County , state Colorado ( By Press Release office)
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The Summit County Clerk & Recorder has announced that ballots are expected to arrive at the mailing addresses on file for Summit County voters the week of October 17 .
Summit County Elections Division to Mail Ballots to All Active Registered Voters October 17
Avoid waiting in line; deadline to register or update a record to receive a ballot by mail is October 31
SUMMIT COUNTY– In preparation for the 2022 General Election , the Summit County Cl......erk & Recorder is encouraging voters to check that their voter registrations are correct and up to date online at GoVoteColorado . gov . Ballots are expected to arrive at the mailing addresses on file for Summit County voters the week of October 17 . There is no need to make an additional request to receive a ballot by mail .
To verify or change the mailing address or any other part of your voter registration , or to register to vote for the first time , Summit County residents may visit GoVoteColorado . gov to verify or change the mailing address or any other part of their voter registration . A paper form can also be printed and mailed to the Clerk & Recorder , or residents may visit the Clerk & Recorder in person at the County Courthouse , located at 208 E . Lincoln Avenue in Breckenridge .
“Colorado has voted by automatic mail ballot since 2013 and is a leader conducting mail ballot elections in the U . S . In the 2020 General Election over 98% of ballot cast were by mail without having to wait in line at a Voter Service Polling Center , ” Summit County Clerk & Recorder Kathleen Neel said . “Every active registered voter will receive a ballot in the mail . ” The ballot will contain content customized for each voter based on their physical address provided by the voter at their most recent registration update .
Voters may return their ballots by mail in the envelopes provided by USPS mail , or by dropping them off in 24 - hour secure drop box at the following 5 locations:
Dillon Town Hall , 275 Lake Dillon Drive , Dillon
Frisco Town Hall , 1 Main Street , Frisco
Summit County North Branch Library , 651 Center Circle , Silverthorne
Summit County Main Branch Library , County Commons , 0037 Peak One Drive , Frisco
Summit County Courthouse , 208 East Lincoln Avenue , Breckenridge
The secure drop boxes will accept ballots from October 17 through 7:00 p . m . on Election Day , November 8 . These drop boxes are under 24 - hour recorded video surveillance .
Early in - person voting is available at the South Branch Library & Community Center at 103 South Harris Street in Breckenridge according to the following schedule for those choose to vote in person:
Monday through Friday , October 24 through October 28 8:00 a . m . until 5:00 p . m .
Monday through Friday , October 31 through November 4 8:00 a . m . until 5:00 p . m .
Saturday , November 5 8:00 a . m . until 12:00 p . m . ( noon )
Monday , November 7 8:00 a . m . until 5:00 p . m .
On November 8 ( Election Day ) , voters may either cast a ballot in person on a machine that produces a printed paper ballot , by hand - marking a paper ballot , or by simply dropping off their signed mail ballot envelopes between the hours of 7:00 a . m . and 7:00 p . m . at the following three Voter Service Polling Centers:
South Branch Library & Community Center , 130 South Harris Street , Breckenridge
Silverthorne Pavilion , 400 Blue River Parkway , Silverthorne
Summit County Community and Senior Center , 0083 Nancy’s Place , Frisco
All registered Summit County voters may cast their ballot vote at the Breckenridge early voting location or any of the three Voter Service Polling Centers in the county , regardless of which precinct they live in . Voters must vote in the County in which they reside .
“The Voter Service Polling Centers are at different locations than our secure , 24 - hour drop - box locations , so it’s important for Summit County voters to make sure you’re headed to one of the three Summit County Voter Service Polling Centers if you’re looking to vote on a machine for a printed paper ballot , or to hand - mark a paper ballot in person , ” Neel said . “It’s also important to keep in mind that we can see lines on Election Day at Voter Service Polling Centers , so we encourage citizens to vote as early as possible by mail , or if you choose to vote in person , taking advantage of early in - person voting in Breckenridge , to avoid that inconvenience . ”
Voters who have not mailed their ballots by October 31 are highly encouraged to drop off their ballots in person at a 24 - hour drop box or voter service polling center to ensure timely acceptance and processing . All mail ballots must be received in the Clerk & Recorder’s Office , a 24 - hour ballot drop box or a Voter Service Polling Center by 7:00 p . m . on Election Day , regardless of postmark date .
The Elections office is located in the Old County Courthouse at 208 Lincoln Avenue in Breckenridge , which is open to the public Mondays through Fridays from 8:00 a . m . to 5:00 p . m . , and 7:00 a . m . to 7:00 p . m . on Election Day . Per usual , all non - election services of the Clerk & Recorder , including Motor Vehicle license plates and titles , will be closed on Election Day . Elections staff can be reached by calling ( 970 ) 453 - 3479 or by sending an email to
elections@summitcountyco . gov
. “We urge people to plan ahead on any business they need to conduct with our office on November 8 , ” Neel said . “On Election Day , we have all hands on deck . This ensures that voting and ballot tabulation are smooth and efficient . We appreciate the community’s understanding during the very busy day . ”
The Summit County Clerk & Recorder counts all valid mail ballots in the same manner as valid ballots submitted in person , regardless of the outcome or closeness of any race . To verify that your ballot has been received by the Elections Office , visit
GoVoteColorado . govor sign up for Colorado BallotTrax to be notified by email or text message of the status of your ballot at
Colorado . BallotTrax . net
The Trusted Source for election information in Summit County , Colorado , is the Summit County Clerk & Recorder , located in Breckenridge .
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