Voter Engagement

Outreach and Engagement Toolkit

The Denver Elections Division is excited to offer the resources below to those who wish to communicate trusted information regarding upcoming elections. Links will be added as content is updated.

Sample Messaging

Ballot Processing
Every ballot needs to be verified, prepped, and counted. Don't wait to cast your vote! Return your ballot early to get quicker results after Election Day.

Ballot Tracking
Did you know you can track your ballot? Casting your mail ballot is safe and secure—get notifications via email or text about when your ballot is on its way to you and when it's been received for counting. Sign up at

Mail Ballot Security
The Denver Elections Division is committed to holding safe, secure and accessible elections for all eligible voters. There is no evidence that mail ballots are more subject to fraud than other methods of voting. Voting by mail is a solution that addresses many of the threats to our democracy, from the pandemic to foreign interference. Get more information on how mail ballots really work at

Important Dates

Coming soon

Other resources

Find voter resources at the local, state and national level. Please note that the Denver Office of the Clerk and Recorder does not endorse or validate any of the content on the following websites.

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Denver Charter and Revised Municipal Code
Access the Charter of the City and County of Denver and Denver Revised Municipal Code online.


Colorado Revised Statutes
For election laws, search Colorado Revised Statutes, Title 1.

Colorado Secretary of State Elections Center
The Elections Center page of the Colorado Secretary of State website provides numerous Colorado elections resources, including how to conduct voter registration drives, campaign finance filing, and deadlines related to elections.

Colorado Legislative Council
The Legislative Council page of State of Colorado website provides information on the statewide initiative process, historical information on statewide ballot initiatives, and initiatives on the statewide ballot during elections.

Special Districts Election Information
The Colorado Division of Local Government website provides information and resources with regard to special district elections.

United States

Federal Election Commission
Access campaign finance information and reports for federal candidates, campaign contribution maps, and historical election information.

Department of Justice and Election Assistance Commission 
The Help America Vote Act (HAVA) pages of the Department of Justice and Election Assistance Commission websites provide background, text, and scope of the Act.

U.S. Election Assistance Commission
The Election Assistance Commission helps jurisdictions comply with HAVA requirements, serves as a national clearinghouse for elections information, accredits testing laboratories, and certifies voting systems.

Voting Rights act of 1965 and other Acts
This section of the Department of Justice website details the background, text, scope, and enforcement of Acts and answers frequently asked questions.

Language Minority Provisions of Voting Rights Act
This section of the Department of Justice website presents provisions, legal requirements, Section 203, guidelines, outreach, enforcement, and other language minority information.

Americans with Disabilities Act
Get information and technical assistance on the Act; learn about enforcement.

U.S. Census Bureau
The Census Bureau maintains national population and demographic information.

Federal Voting Assistance Program
This site provides absentee voting assistance for uniformed service members and overseas citizens. 

Other Resources and Nonprofits

The League of Women Voters of Denver is a nonpartisan organization that promotes voting access.

The Colorado Criminal Justice Reform Coalition is a nonprofit that works to provide voting access to those with previous criminal records.

The Brennan Center for Justice is an organization of the New York University School of Law that focuses on voting rights.

Design for Democracy is a project of the American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA) to improve elections materials and offers them at no cost. is a nonpartisan initiative of the Pew Center on the States and provides relevant election news across the United States.

Project Vote Smart provides general candidate and issue information, including an elected official lookup feature.