Everything you need to know about voting

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The election is fast approaching — it’s Tuesday, Nov. 8 — so here are some helpful tips.

If you are registered to vote and your information is current, you should automatically receive a mailed ballot. Check your registration and ensure your current address is on file at

Ballots should have been mailed to registered voters by Friday, Oct. 21. You can register at a voter service or polling center in El Paso County through Election Day. See for locations.

To submit your ballot, you can mail it to the County Clerk’s Office or drop it off in person at a voter service and polling center location listed on the Clerk and Recorder’s Office website.

Manitou Springs’ voter service and polling center in City Hall, 606 Manitou Ave., will be open 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday, Nov. 4, and Saturday, Nov. 5, and 7 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 7, and Tuesday, Nov. 8. Bring along an acceptable form of identification; they’re listed at

Secure drop-off boxes will be open 24 hours a day through Nov. 8. Manitou’s ballot box is just east of City Hall.

Track the status of your ballot by signing up at


Through Tuesday, Nov. 8: in-person voting.

Tuesday, Nov. 8: polls are open 7 a.m.-7 p.m. Mailed ballots must be received by 7 p.m. (postmarks don’t count).


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