The Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act (UOCAVA) ensures all military and overseas electors are able to register and vote.
You must be a resident of Colorado, 18 years old at the time of election, and a U.S. citizen. “Residence” means the elector’s last legal U.S. residence was in Colorado.
Who is Covered Overseas Elector
A resident of Colorado who is living outside the U.S. temporarily or permanently
A resident who was last eligible to vote in Colorado immediately before leaving the U.S.
This includes U.S. citizens who have never resided in the U.S.
Military Elector (A Resident of Colorado Who is)
A member of any active or reserve branch of the military on active duty and away from the U.S.
A member of the Merchant Marine, Commissioned Corps of the Public Health Services, or National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration who is absent due to service.
Colorado National Guard, who is a resident of Colorado, but absent due to active duty
A spouse, civil union partner, or dependent of one of the described above, who is absent due to active duty or service
Never Resided in the U.S.
If the applicant never resided in the U.S., he or she may register to vote in Colorado if the applicant’s parents or legal guardian was a legal resident of Colorado before leaving the U.S. . To register use their parent’s last Colorado residence address.
Register or Update Information
GoVoteColorado - to register, request a ballot, update registration information, choose how to receive your ballot, and check the status of your ballot.