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Important Dates In Colorado's 2020 Election Cycle

(CBS4) - The following is a list of important dates in Colorado's election cycle in 2020.

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1/31 - Presidential Primary Ballots Printed
2/3 - Last day to change or withdraw affiliation for Presidential Primary
2/10 - Presidential Primary Ballots Mailed
2/14 - Last day to affiliate with party to vote in Presidential Primary
2/18 - Ballot Counting Begins
2/24- 3/3 - Voting Centers Open For Presidential Primary
2/25 - Drop Boxes Must be available for Presidential Primary
3/3 - Presidential Primary
3/12 - Presidential Primary Ballots Verified
3/7 - First Day Republican Party and Democratic Party can hold Precinct Caucuses
3/17 - Deadline for major party candidate to file petitions for June Primary
4/1 - Last day to hold County Assemblies
4/3 - Deadline to submit draft ballot issues to Title Board
4/6 - Deadline for minor party candidates to file petitions for June Primary
4/24 - Last day for write-in candidates to file intention for June Primary
5/1 - Last day for Secretary of State to deliver June Primary ballot order to county clerks
5/13 - Last day unaffiliated candidates can petition for November General Election
5/29 - June Primary Ballots printed
6/1 - Last day for affiliated voters to change or withdraw party affiliation
6/8- June Primary Ballots mailed
6/15 - June Primary counting begins
6/22-6/30 - Voting Centers Open for June Primary
6/23 - Drop Boxes must be available for June Primary Ballots
6/30 - June Primary
7/1-7/15 - (party lot drawing - to determine ballot position of candidates in November General Election)
7/9 - Last day for unaffiliated candidate to file petition for November General Election
7/16 - Last day for write-in candidate to file intention for November General Election
7/24 - Deadline for June Primary recount request
8/3 - Deadline for filing Initiative Petitions
8/20 - Deadline for to make candidates nominated by party assembly/convention public
9/2 - Deadline to verify signatures on Initiative Petitions
9/4 - Secretary of State certifies ballot
10/9 - November General Election ballots mailed
10/19-11/3 Polling Centers open for November General Election
10/19 - Drop Boxes must be available for November General Election
10/19 - Counting begins for November General Election
10/26 - Last Day to ask for a mail ballot
11/3 - November General Election
11/12 - Last Day to cure ballots

Campaign 2020 Resources

The field of candidates who will be on Colorado's first presidential primary in 20 years has been largely established. To see a list of the candidates who have submitted a statement of intent and filing fee in order to appear on the March 3 Colorado Presidential Primary (which is also Super Tuesday) click here.

Register to vote through the Colorado Secretary of State's office.

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