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Elections and Voting

Nov. 3, 2020 General Election

The City of Northglenn does not have any City Council candidates or local questions on the ballot in 2020.

The Nov. 3, 2020 General Election is conducted by the Adams County Election Department.  For more information, visit

The City of Northglenn has a 24-hour ballot drop-off box in the south lot of City Hall, 11701 Community Center Drive.

Ballots must be received by 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020 to be counted for the General Election.

Voter Registration
 If you are new to Colorado or need to change your address, go to  to register or update your voter registration information.

Eligible individuals can register to vote through Election Day in Colorado, but please note that how you register to vote matters.

If you register by mail or online through at least eight days before the election, the Adams County Clerk and Recorder will automatically mail you a ballot.

If you register seven days or less before the election, you must visit one of the Voter Service & Polling Centers to get a ballot

If you register through a voter registration drive, your application must be submitted no later than 22 days before the election.

You can register to vote in-person at a Voter Service & Polling Center from Oct. 19 through Nov. 3.

Voter Service & Polling Centers
Check the Adams County Election Office’s website to get current information for Voter Service & Polling Center locations and hours. These centers provide voters with the following services:

  • Register to vote
  • Update your voter registration
  • Request a new or replacement ballot
  • Drop off your voted mail ballot
  • Vote on an ADA-accessible ballot marking device

Track Your Ballot

Voters can track the status of their mail ballot for the 2020 General Election. This includes from the time the Adams County Clerk and Recorder mails the outgoing ballot packet to when their voted ballot is received and accepted for counting. Notifications can be sent by phone, email, or text. Voters who have an email address on file will be automatically enrolled in the ballot tracking program. If you did not receive an auto-enrollment notification, you can sign up at

Living Situation Does Not Affect the Right to Vote
In Colorado, every eligible person has the right to vote. Individuals who do not have a fixed permanent address, or who cannot afford regular or adequate shelter, do not lose that right. People experiencing homelessness can register to vote by using a “home base” address.

Additional information for voters with disabilities or other circumstances (overseas and military voters, students living on campus, people with convictions, etc.) is available on the Secretary of State’s website.

Important 2020 Election Dates
  • Oct. 9 to 16: Ballots will be sent to all registered voters.
  • Oct. 9: 24-hour ballot drop-off boxes open.
  • Oct. 19: Voter Service & Polling Centers open (Phase 1).
  • Oct. 26: Last day to register to vote online and receive your ballot by mail. After this day, it is best to register to vote at a Voter Service & Polling Center and obtain a ballot in-person.
  • Oct. 26: Last day to mail your ballot back to the Adams County Election Office. After this day, it is best to return your voted ballot to either a 24-hour drop box or a Voter Service & Polling Center.
  • Oct. 30: Additional Voter Service & Polling Centers open (Phase 2).
  • Nov. 2: Additional Voter Service & Polling Centers open (Phase 3).
  • Nov. 3: ELECTION DAY – All Voter Service & Polling Centers are open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

All voted ballots must be received by 7 p.m. at a ballot drop box, Voter Service & Polling Center, or the Adams County Election Office in order to be counted. Please remember that postmarks do not count as received.

If you are voting in-person at a Voter Service & Polling Center, you will be allowed to vote as long as you are in line to vote by 7 p.m.

City Election Information
The City of Northglenn conducts municipal elections every two years in odd-numbered years on the first Tuesday in November. The City of Northglenn is divided into four wards. Each ward is represented by two City Council members that serve four-year staggered terms. The mayor is elected at-large every four years. City elections are non-partisan, which means City Council candidates do not run under any party labels.  The next City election for City Council positions will be held on Nov.  2, 2021.

Related Information

Johanna Small
City Clerk