Jocelyn Bucaro

Director of Elections, City of Denver


Jocelyn joined the Denver Elections Division as Deputy Director in June 2018, leading the team through the 2018 and 2019 election cycles before being named Director of Elections in August 2019. She has led the implementation of new innovations, including the successful mobile phone voting pilot for military and overseas voters in the 2019 Municipal Cycle, a texting service for voters to cure deficient ballots, an accessible vote-at-home ballot for voters with disabilities, and an interactive and accessible sample ballot. She previously served nearly seven years as the Director/Deputy Director of the Butler County (Ohio) Board of Elections.

Jocelyn came to elections administration with over ten years of experience in the fields of government, politics and education. She earned a Master’s Degree in Secondary Education from the University of Cincinnati and holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science with Honors from DePaul University in Chicago.