Voting is a basic American right. However, many states have laws in place that infringe on a person’s right to vote due to their criminal history.
Fortunately, Colorado has some of the most progressive voting laws in the country with regard to voters with convictions.
Here in Colorado, you’re able to vote if:
You are not able to vote if:
If you meet the above-mentioned criteria, you are eligible to vote. While you will not receive an official letter telling you when you become eligible, your parole officer should provide you with up-to-date voter information.
No. All you need to do is submit a voter registration application. However, there have been instances when a person who has completed their sentence still appears as “incarcerated” in the database. If that does occur, you may have to show proof.
No. Even if you have outstanding restitution payments that need to be made, you are eligible to vote.
Law Office of Kevin Cahill is devoted to seeking the best possible outcome in criminal cases. Denver Criminal defense Attorney Kevin Cahill does not take his job lightly. He understands the weight of a criminal charge and the seriousness of a conviction.