Elections & Voting FAQ

  1. Registration & Ballots
  2. Election Types
  3. TABOR
  4. Election Judges

Register to Vote / Update Voter Information

You have options to register to vote or to update your voter information. If you have questions please call the Gunnison County Elections Office at (970) 641-7927.

  • Online: You can register or update your information online by visiting GoVoteColorado.gov. You can also review your current registration status, your mail ballot status, change your name, affiliation, or withdraw your registration if you have moved out of Gunnison County or the State of Colorado.
  • In Person: You can visit the Clerk & Recorders office located in the Blackstock Government Center at 221 N. Wisconsin St. in Gunnison, or visit any of our open VSPC's up to and including Election Day to register or update your information and receive a ballot.
  • Pre-fill & Drop Off: If you would like to fill out a Voter Registration Form to mail in or drop off at the Clerk's Office, you can download those forms here.

Absentee & Replacement Ballots

Are you going to be out of the County, State, or Country? If so there are options to make sure you receive your ballot. Please be aware of the following:

  • Ballots CANNOT be forwarded by Colorado Law (USPS will not forward a ballot)
  • Once you return from your travels, make sure to update/remove your mailing address so future ballots will not be sent to the wrong location

Out of County/State

If you will be out of the County or State but still within the U.S., it is easy to get your ballot sent to a different location.

  • Online: Visit GoVoteColorado.gov and locate your registration by clicking the Find my registration link. Once you have located your registration you can edit your information and add a mailing address. All future ballots will then be sent to that address.
  • In Person (Update Information): You can visit the Clerk & Recorders office located in the Blackstock Government Center at 221 N. Wisconsin St. in Gunnison and fill out a new voter registration form with the updated information. Your registration will be updated then. Make sure you bring your ID.
  • In Person (Replacement Ballot): If you will be leaving before ballots are mailed out, call our office at (970) 641-7927 to see if we have replacement ballots available. If we have them in stock before you are leaving, you can stop in the office and we will issue you a replacement ballot (this voids out your original ballot) for you to vote and mail back to us.

Out of Country / UOCAVA

If you will be out of the country traveling, stationed, or living abroad, you will need to look into the Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act. Commonly referred to as a UOCAVA (you-O-cava), you can learn more about the act by clicking here (FVAP.gov). To apply for an absentee ballot you can do the following:

  • Online: Visit GoVoteColorado.gov and locate your registration by clicking the Find my registration link or the Yes, register online link if you are not yet registered. Once you have your information available you will Edit your information and select your new status and how you would like to receive your ballot. Once saved, your new status will be in effect.
  • In Person: Visit the Clerk & Recorders office located in the Blackstock Government Center at 221 N. Wisconsin St. in Gunnison and you will be given a form to update your information and status. Your registration will be updated then. Make sure you bring your ID.
  • Phone/Email: Call our office at (970) 641-7927 or email at elections@gunnisoncounty.org. We will provide you the form to fill out via email. Once it has been returned to us and verified your registration will be updated to reflect the new status.