Where to Vote Yes on 1A

2019 Election Information

The November 2019 election will be an all-mail ballot election. Ballots will arrive in your mailbox in mid-October.
  • Ballots may be returned via the mail but must be mailed by Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2019.
  • This will ensure they arrive at the County Clerk’s office by 7 p.m. on Tuesday, November 5, 2019.
  • Ballots may also be dropped off at any of these Jeffco Voting Service and Polling Centers.

Voter Registration

Be sure you’re registered to vote and your address is current.

Vote by Mail Notice

Voters ARE NOT required to vote by mail.

  • All voting services are available at the Jeffco Voting Service and Polling Centers.
  • There are special provisions for U.S military personnel and their family members and for U.S citizens residing outside the United States

Additional information: Jeffco’s Voting and Registration page.


Jefferson County Ballot Question: 1A

Without creating any new tax or increasing the current authorized county mill levy without further voter approval, shall Jefferson County be permitted to retain and spend or reserve all revenues received during 2020 and expiring after 2026 (7 years), notwithstanding limitations on spending and revenue contained in the Taxpayer's Bill of Rights, Article X, Section 20 of the Colorado Constitution (TABOR) and applicable state statues, provided that, the maximum amount with the county may retain and spend or reserve above such limits in 2020 may not exceed $16.1 million (voters should be aware that due to existing spending and revenue limits in TABOR in 2019, a single-family home valued at $400,000 received a reduction in property taxes of approximately $9 a month/$105 year); and shall the county be permitted to retain and spend or reserve beginning in 2027 and thereafter an amount of county revenue that exceeds current spending and revenue limitations but is no greater than the excess local revenues cap, which continues to limit future growth as provided in resolution no. CC19-270, provided that any non-property tax revenue received in 2027 or thereafter may be retained and spent or reserved, notwithstanding limitations on spending and revenue contained in the Taxpayer's Bill of Rights and applicable state statues; and shall such revenue be used to fund the cost of county government for:
  • Providing for the safety of the public including maintaining adequate jail beds, staffing the District Attorney's Office, adequate patrol personnel, and wildfire mitigation;
  • Maintaining roads, bridges and other new transportation improvements;
  • Preserving public facilities and infrastructure including building security and maintenance; and
  • Providing services traditionally offered by Jefferson County and other Colorado county governments and statutorily required services,
With such spending to be reviewed and decided upon by the duly elected Board of County Commissioners as part of the annual budget process?