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Voter Education Links
Nonpartisan, nonprofit organization that serves as an advocate for voters by monitoring the factual accuracy of what is said by major U.S. political players in the form of TV ads, debates, speeches, interviews and news releases.
Get the facts about voting and the laws that protect — and restrict — your right to vote.
The National Institute on Money in State Politics is a nonpartisan, non profit organization that researches the influence of campaign money on state-level elections and public policy in all 50 states.
League of Women Voters of Colorado
The League of Women Voters of Colorado, is a nonpartisan, political organization with the mission to educate, motivate and activate voters to participate in the government. Website includes an audio version of the League's 2012 voter guide.
OpenSecrets.org - Center for Responsive Politics
This site is sponsored by The Center for Responsive Politics, a research group that tracks money in U.S. politics and its effect on elections and public policy.
PolitiFact is a project of the St. Petersburg Times to help you find the truth in politics. Check out the Truth-o-meter to examine politicians and lobbyists statements.
Project Vote Smart
Organization dedicated to providing citizens with information on candidates and elected officials backgrounds, voting records, campaign contributions, public statements, biographical data (including their work history) and evaluations from over 100 competing special interest groups.
Rock the Vote
Rock the Vote is a nonpartisan nonprofit dedicated to building the political power of young people. For 30 years, Rock the Vote has revolutionized the way we use pop culture, music, art, and technology to engage young people in politics and build our collective power.
Launched by the League of Women Voters Education Fund in 2006, VOTE411.org is a "one-stop-shop" for election related information. It provides nonpartisan information to the public with both general and state-specific information.
Local and State Voting Information
Information for Voters Experiencing Homelessness
YOU CAN REGISTER TO VOTE IF YOU DO NOT HAVE A PERMANENT ADDRESS. You’ll need to provide an address when you register to vote – this is used to assign your voting districts and to send any election mail. Homeless registrants can list a shelter address, or can include the address where they sleep most often, like a street corner or park address. Learn more about voting and homelessness from Nonprofit Vote.
Information for Disabled Voters
If you're disabled and experiencing problems such as:
- Being denied the right to vote
- Trying to vote while in a residential facility or group home
- You were not allowed into a polling place because of a service animal
- Lack of an accessible voting machine
- Family, caretakers, or poll workers trying to prevent you from voting
...and any other issues, contact:
Disability Law Denver
800-288-1376 Toll Free
Information for Felons
In Colorado, your right to vote is automatically restored after release from prison.
For a list of FAQ's for voters with convictions, visit this website: Voters With Convictions
IMPORTANT COLORADO VOTING INFORMATION
- Review your voter record to make sure your information is up to date.
- October 19 - You can begin to vote in-person. Mesa County Voter Service Polling Centers open at:
- Mesa County Central Services - 200 South Spruce Street, Grand Junction *Not open Sunday, November 1st
- Mesa County Fairgrounds - 2785 US Hwy 50, Grand Junction *Not open Sunday, November 1st
- October 26 - Deadline to register to vote or update your registration and still receive a ballot in the mail.
- October 30 - You can begin to vote in-person at the following locations through Election Day:
- Fruita Civic Center - 325 E. Aspen Street, Fruita *Not open Sunday, November 1st
- Clifton Christian Church - 3241 F 1/2 Road, Clifton *Not open Sunday, November 1st
- November 2 - You can begin to vote in-person at the following locations through Election Day:
- Colorado Mesa University - 1110 North Avenue, Grand Junction
- Election Day, Tuesday, November 3rd - You can register to vote and vote in person up to 7 PM. Additional polling centers open November 3rd include:
- Victory Life Church - 2066 Highway 6 & 50, Fruita
- Goodwill - 630 24 1/2 Road, Grand Junction
- Department of Human Services - 510 29 1/2 Road Suite 1060, Grand Junction
POLL WORKER OPPORTUNITIES
Want to help others vote during this important election? Sign up to become a paid poll worker on election day at www.workelections.com