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​General Election & Voter Registration Information

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Voter Registration Information

Beginning October 24 and through General Election Day residents may visit any Adams County Voter Service and Polling Center Location (Voter Service) to register to vote, obtain a ballot if you do not already have one, or obtain a replacement ballot.

Voter Service Polling Locations Currently Open 

The following Service Center and Polling Locations are open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Saturday, November 5, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday, November 6 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., and on Election Day, Tuesday, November 8 from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. For more information about voter services, visit the Adams County web site at adamsvotes.com or call the City Clerk's office at 303-538-7230.   

Locations closest to Thornton are:

  • Adams County Human Services Center, 11860 N. Pecos Street in Westminster
  • Westminster Motor Vehicle, 8452 N. Federal Boulevard in Westminster
  • Commerce City Motor Vehicle, 7190 Colorado Boulevard in Commerce City

Voter Service and Polling Locations to Open November 4 

The following Service Center and Polling Locations are open Friday November 4, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Saturday, November 5, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Monday, November 7, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m; and Election DayTuesday, November 8 from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. For more information about voter services and a list that will be open November 7 and 8, visit the Adams County web site at adamsvotes.com or call the City Clerk's office at 303-538-7230.   

Locations In Thornton are:

  • Anythink Library - Wright Farms, 5877 E. 120th Avenue
  • Anythink Library - Huron, 9417 Huron Street 
  • Margaret Carpenter Recreation Center, 11151 Colorado Boulevard
  • Thornton Civic Center, 9500 Civic Center Drive
  • Trail Winds Recreation Center, 13495 Holly Street
Other Locations:

  • Front Range Community College, 3645 W. 112th Avenue in Westminster
  • Anschutz Medical Campus (Health and Wellness Center), 12348 E. Montview Boulevard in Aurora
  • Reunion Recreation Center, 17910 Parkside Dr. North in Commerce City

General Election 24-Hour Ballot Drop-Off Locations

The following Ballot Drop off locations in the City of Thornton are:

  • Anythink Library - Wright Farms, 5877 E. 120th Avenue
  • Hilltop Village Shopping Center (by King Soopers), 13762 Colorado Boulevard
  • Carpenter Skate Park (Margaret Carpenter Recreation Center), 3558 E. 112th Avenue
  • Thornton Civic Center, 9500 Civic Center Drive
  • Trail Winds Recreation Center, 13495 Holly Street

For a complete list of 24-Hour Ballot Drop Off locations for the General Election, visit the Adams County's web site at adamsvotes.com.




Election Information

Regular Municipal Elections are held on the first Tuesday in November in odd-numbered years. The Mayor and City Councilmembers are elected for four-year terms in Regular Municipal Elections, with one Councilmember elected from each of the four wards every two years and the Mayor elected every four years (2023 and 2027). 

The City Clerk’s office is responsible for conducting the Municipal Elections, as well as assisting Adams County with registering citizens to vote.

 
 
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