November 2, 2016
Mircalla Wozniak, Communications Specialist, 303.413.7766
Drive-by Ballot Drop-off locations open Friday
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Boulder County, Colo. – In addition to the twelve
24-hour ballot drop boxes already in operation, the Boulder County Elections
Division opens drive-by ballot drop-off locations across Boulder County on
Friday, Nov. 4 making it more convenient than ever for voters to return
their mail ballots. Ballots must be received by the Boulder County Clerk and
Recorder’s Office no later than 7 p.m. on Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 8.
Postmarks do not count as a received date.
Drive-by ballot drop-off locations* are open from 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. on:
- Friday, Nov. 4
Nov. 5 (no Sunday hours)
- Monday, Nov. 7
a.m. – 7 p.m. on Election Day.
In addition, the twelve 24-hour ballot drop boxes
are open across Boulder County until 7 p.m. on Election Day.
Drive-by Ballot Drop-Off Locations:
Boulder – Boulder
County Clerk & Recorder – 1750 33rd Street
Erie – Arapahoe
Ridge Marketplace – Arapahoe Road & Highway 287 (you may have to exit your
Boulder County Clerk & Recorder / St. Vrain Community Hub – 534 Terry
Street (west side of complex)
Steinbaugh Pavilion – 824 Front Street
Lyons – Lyons Town
Hall – 432 5th Avenue
Nederland Community Center – 750 N. Highway 72 (drive-by ballot drop-off service
only Friday and Saturday; for Monday or Tuesday this location has a
Voter Service Center, but ballots will need to be walked in)
The Elections Division also wants to remind voters to sign the back of their
ballot envelope as they would normally sign their name. Every ballot envelope’s
signature is compared against the voter’s signature on their voter registration
file. If a discrepancy is found or the signature does not match, the ballot
envelope will not be opened or processed and the voter will be notified of the
discrepancy by mail and/or email.
Watch: Your Signature Makes Your Vote Count! (1:23 min. video)
Voters can check to see if their mail ballot was received and accepted at www.BoulderCountyVotes.org and
they can sign up to receive alerts about their mail ballot by using Boulder
County Votes Ballot Track.
Watch: Mail Ballot Security in Boulder County (2:10 min. video)
Residents who have not yet registered to vote can do so in
person at any of Boulder County’s Voter Service and Polling Centers up to and
including Election Day or they can register online, however, they must visit a
Voter Service and Polling Center in order to cast a ballot. Locations of Voter Service Centers locations and information about registration requirements is available online at www.BoulderCountyVotes.org.