Application for absentee voter’s ballot
(II)Applications for absentee voters’ ballots shall be filed in writing and be personally signed by the applicant or a family member related by blood, marriage, civil union, or adoption to the applicant. If the applicant is unable to sign the application, the applicant shall make such applicant’s mark on the application, which must be witnessed in writing by another person.
(b)The application must be filed with the designated election official not later than the close of business on the Tuesday immediately preceding the next local government election in which the absentee voter wishes to vote by absentee voter’s ballot.
(2)Intentionally left blank —Ed.
(a)Upon timely receipt of an application for an absentee voter’s ballot, the designated election official receiving it shall examine the records of the county clerk and recorder or county assessor, as appropriate, to ascertain whether or not the applicant is registered and lawfully entitled to vote as requested.
(b)If the person is found to be so entitled, the designated election official shall deliver, as soon as practicable but not more than seventy-two hours after the blank ballots have been received, an official absentee voter’s ballot, an identification return envelope with the affidavit or the envelope properly filled in as to address of residence as shown by the records of the county clerk and recorder, and an instruction card. The identification return envelope must state “Do not forward. Address correction requested.” or any other similar statement that is in accordance with United States postal service regulations. The delivery must be made to the applicant either personally in the designated election official’s office or by mail to the mailing address given in the application for an official absentee voter’s ballot.
Section 1-13.5-1002 — Application for absentee voter’s ballot - delivery - list,
https://leg.colorado.gov/sites/default/files/images/olls/crs2023-title-01.pdf (accessed Oct. 20, 2023).