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June 19, 2014
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Saturday options available for June 24 primary balloting

Ballots for Tuesday’s Colorado primary elections can be dropped off between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Saturday at several locations in Garfield County, according to Jean Alberico, county clerk and recorder.

Official voter service and polling centers will be open during those hours at the Garfield County Courthouse in Glenwood Springs, the County Clerk’s Branch office at 144 E. Third St. in Rifle, and the early voting site at the Department of Human Services building in Rifle, 195 W. 14th St.

Voters can drop off voted ballots, request replacement ballots, make address changes and get a ballot, register to vote and get a ballot, or vote on an electronic voting machine at these locations.

Ballot drop-off only will also be available from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at town halls in Carbondale, New Castle, Silt and Parachute.

Ballots must be returned to a drop-off site or polling center by 7 p.m. on Election Day, Tuesday, June 24, to be counted.

Additional Voter Service Centers will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Election Day at Carbondale Town Hall, the Glenwood Springs Community Center, the New Castle Library, the Silt Library and the Parachute Library.

Alberico said a total of 16,127 primary ballots were mailed to Republicans, Democrats, and members of the American Constitution Party.

As of Thursday, 3,274 (20.3 percent) voted ballots had been returned, including 2,014 Republican ballots, 1,250 Democratic ballots and 10 American Constitution ballots. The Republican ballot is the only one with contested races.


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