How to check if your Colorado mail-in ballot was accepted or rejected

Posted at 11:07 AM, Nov 08, 2016
and last updated 2016-11-08 21:25:05-05

More than two million Coloradans have already voted, but was your ballot accepted or rejected?

Voters can check their ballot status on the Colorado Secretary of State's website. Click on "find my registration," type in your voter information and click enter.

Scroll down the page and look for "mail ballot status."

It should list the 2016 General Election and your status should say accepted or rejected.

If it says rejected, it may be because you didn't sign your envelope, because the signature on your mail in ballot envelope didn't match what officials have on record, because you didn't include a requested form of ID or another reason.

Voters whose ballots are rejected will get a letter explaining why in the mail, according to Secretary of State Wayne Williams.

Williams told Denver7 that voters have until eight days after the election to fix the problem.

Find your county clerk's website here.

Follow our live Election Day blog here.

Find your polling place/mail in ballot drop off location.

Learn more about the initiatives on the Colorado ballot.


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