How to Register to Vote

CHRISTIAN HOLTON

The 2016 Presidential election is quickly approaching! For a majority of seniors at Mountain Vista the 2016 election will be their first opportunity to vote. However if you haven’t registered to vote by November of 2016 you will not be able to. Registering to vote in Colorado online is easy and only has a few restrictions.

In order to register in Colorado you must:

  1. Be an American citizen.
  2. Be a Colorado citizen for at least 22 days before the election that you plan to vote in.
  3. Be at least 18 years old by the date of the election.

If you are a convicted felon you can’t vote if you are:

  1. Serving a jail sentence, work release, etc.
  2. On parole.

In order to register all you need is a valid Colorado driver’s license.
Heres a link to register to vote: https://www.sos.state.co.us/voter-classic/secuRegVoterIntro.doScreen Shot 2015-08-28 at 10.01.54 AM

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