Monthly Archives: October 2016

Forgot the extra postage for your ballot? Don’t stress, you’re covered.

 

If you’re planning to mail in your ballot this year, there’s a one-in-three chance it will need an extra stamp.

Twenty-four counties, including Boulder and Denver, have two-page ballots this year. That will require postage of 68 cents to mail in the ballot, versus 47 cents for one-page ballots that fall under the one ounce maximum.

Three counties — Denver, and Costilla and Rio Grande in the San Luis Valley — have multi-page ballots because they’re covered under a section of the Voting Rights Act that requires ballots to be written in both English and Spanish.

But plenty of voters have doubtlessly already mailed in their ballots, or will soon, without enough postage. Then what happens? Continue reading