2020 General Election
Important Dates for the Summit County 2020 General Election
Ballots Mailed to Military & Overseas Voters: Ballots go out according to the voter's indicated method (Mail/Email/Fax) before the statutory deadline of September 19, 2020.
Early Voting by Mail or Secure Drop Box: Active, registered voters will begin receiving ballots the week of October 12, 2020. Ballots may be obtained and cast until 7:00pm Election Day. *Remember: the County Clerk has to be in possession of the ballot 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, October 19, 2020 in Breckenridge only. Click on the "How to Cast Your Vote" for specific dates and times.
Note: Early Voting location is still in Breckenridge, but has CHANGED VENUE for the 2020 General Election. Click on "How to Cast Your Vote" for more information.
Last Day to Register/Update Voter Record & Receive a Ballot by Mail: Monday, October 26, 2020
Election Day: Tuesday, November 3, 2020
REGISTER TO VOTE ONLINE AT www.GoVoteColorado.gov!
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 is the fastest, easiest way to register or update your voter record!
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
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 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 October 12, 2020 and closed at 7:00PM on Election Day (Tuesday, November 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
Call in advance 970.453.3479 due to COVID-19 closure of the Old County Courthouse to arrange ballot replacement ahead of time so your ballot is ready for you.
Clerk & Recorder | Old County Courthouse - Main Floor located at 208 East Lincoln Avenue Breckenridge, CO 80424
Week of October 12, 2020 through Election Day (Tuesday, November 3, 2020).
8:00am - 5:00pm (regular business hours, only Drop Boxes are available on Sundays and after hours).
VOTER SERVICE POLLING CENTER ELECTION DAY DROP OFF
On Election Day, voters may 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
There is one early voting location in Summit County - in Breckenridge. The South Branch Library at 103 South Harris Street in Breckenridge, bottom level is the only EARLY in-person voting location for 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. If you reside outside of Summit County, contact your County's Clerk & Recorder/Elections Office for information.
The Early Voting Voter Service Polling Center in Breckenridge will be open the following dates/times:
- Monday, October 19 through Friday, October 30 8:30am-4:30pm
- Saturday Early Voting Day: October 31 8:00am-12:00pm (4 hours)
- Monday, November 2, 2020 between 8:30AM-4:30PM
- Early voting is 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 General Election is Tuesday, November 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: COMMUNITY CENTER & SOUTH BRANCH LIBRARY
103 SOUTH HARRIS STREET
FRISCO: COMMUNITY & SENIOR CENTER
83 NANCY'S PLACE
SILVERTHORNE: SILVERTHORNE PAVILION
400 BLUE RIVER PARKWAY
The 2020 General Election Day is Tuesday, November 3, 2020. Results will be reported no earlier than 7:00pm on Election Night. An Election Night Reporting link will be posted when it becomes available from the Colorado Secretary of State.
State of Colorado Blue Book
- Contains Statewide ballot information, distributed by the State of Colorado
- Landing Page for CO General Assembly Blue Book information
- Direct Links:
TABOR Election Notice
- Contains ballot information for Summit County, distributed by Summit County
- TABOR & Election Notice
- Mailed to all Summit Households with at least 1 Active Registered Voter
- Only contain questions regarding TABOR
Official Ballot Certification - English & Spanish/Español
2020 General Election Sample Ballots
- For registered electors in the Copper Mountain Consolidated Metropolitan District (CMCMD), click here for your sample ballot.
- For registered electors in the Buffalo Mountain Metropolitan District (BMMD), click here for your sample ballot.
- All remaining Summit County registered electors, click here for your sample ballot.
If you are a registered elector in a County outside of Summit in Colorado, and own property in the CMCMD or BMMD Districts, contact your Special District or email firstname.lastname@example.org to request a Property Owner Ballot.