Ballots started being mailed to all active Colorado voters Monday, and on October 24, over 350 voting centers will open around the state for those looking to cast their votes in person.
If you want to learn more about this year’s candidates and ballot measures, the Colorado Times Recorder has provided you below with a list of major Colorado voter guides.
Below, you can browse guides provided by the state of Colorado, the Democratic and Republican Parties, progressive and conservative entities and leaders, nonpartisan organizations, and news outlets.
Ballot Information Books (or Blue Books) are mailed to all registered Colorado voters. This informational booklet is drafted by a nonpartisan research team within the state government and provides a summary of each ballot measure along with major arguments for and against it.
Democratic and Republican Party Guides
The Colorado Democratic Party provides voters with information on candidates and ballot items through BallotReady, available through an online sign-up.
The Colorado Republican Party’s Voter Guide provides recommendations for candidates and ballot measures, both local and statewide. That guide is available here.
Colorado Christian University’s Centennial Institute released its 2022 Ballot Guide for Christian conservatives.
Jeff Crank, a right-wing podcaster, has a list of his statewide ballot suggestions, as well as those specific to Colorado Springs.
The Denver Gazette, a right-leaning news site, has conservative recommendations for Denver and the state.
Kim Monson, a right-wing KLZ radio host, has provided suggestions for statewide measures as well as select local measures including in Douglas County and Fort Collins.
Ross Kaminsky, a free-market conservative talk show host on KOA, lists suggestions for statewide elections and ballot measures here.
The ACLU’s 2022 Voter Guide outlines statewide elections and ballot initiatives, focusing particularly on civil rights issues.
The Bell Policy Center, a research organization dedicated to economic mobility, examines the history and context of 11 ballot measures in its 2022 Colorado Ballot Guide.
Colorado Coalition for the Homeless has provided recommendations on ballot measures, especially those that pertain to the cost of living, affordable housing, and homelessness in its 2022 Colorado and Denver Ballot Guide.
Colorado Working Families Party, a progressive organization focused on racial, social, and economic justice, has a list of candidate endorsements as well as their position on state and local ballot measures available here.
Latino Voter Outreach Coalition produced a 2022 Statewide Ballot Guide.
ProgressNow Colorado released its 2022 Progressive Voters Guide for statewide elections. See it here.
Sentinel Colorado’s left-leaning editorial page has a list of legislative endorsements for the Aurora area.
The Colorado Health Foundation’s 2022 Local Ballot Measure Tracker compiles all city, county, and school district ballot measures, as well as municipal and county initiatives.
Axios Denver has a Colorado Voters’ Guide with “1-minute” option for each entry.
Colorado Newsline has a voter guide here.
Colorado Public Radio’s Voter Guide to the 2022 General Election includes information on statewide elections and three Denver-initiated ordinances.
The Colorado Sun has information on voting, ballot measures, campaign finance, and more in its 2022 Colorado Voter Guide.
5280 provides information on 11 ballot measures in its Guide to Colorado’s 2022 Ballot Measures.
The Denver Post has a guide to ballot measures and local elections in its Colorado Voter Guide.
Denverite’s Denver Voter Guide outlines seven local measures along with information on how to vote and the general election.
The Colorado Springs Gazette/Colorado Politics offers a 2022 Colorado General Election Guide.
General Voting Information (Registration, Drop boxes, Etc.)
Let the Colorado Times Recorder know if we’ve missed a ballot guide. We will continue to update this list as more guides are released.