Who’s voting and where to vote this year
According to a press release by the Secretary of State, voter turnout for this election is expected to be around 60 percent.In the past two mid-term elections, voter turnout has been 49.45 percent in 2002, and 59.52 percent in 1998.Here’s a breakdown as of Oct. 18 of registered voters in Colorado released by the Secretary of State. Republican – 1,066,956 Democrat – 896,861 Unaffiliated – 999,552 Libertarian – 6,555 Green – 4,946 Other – 975 Total: 2,975,845Voting need-to-knows Early voting is between Oct. 23 and Nov. 3 at the Garfield County Courthouse: Suite 200, Glenwood Springs; and the County Human Services Building: 195 W. 14th St., Rifle Absentee ballots must be received at either the Glenwood Springs or Rifle locations by 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 7. Designated polling places throughout the county will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 7. For more information, contact the clerk and recorder’s office at 945-2377, ext. 1820.Certified list of polling placesfor General Election, Nov. 7 Precincts 1 &4 Polling Place 1 Carbondale Town Hall Precincts 2 & 3 Polling Place 2 Carbondale Town Hall Precincts 5,6 & 7 Polling Place 3 Glenwood Springs Community Center Precincts 8,9 & 10 Polling Place 4 Glenwood Springs Community Center Precincts 11 & 12 Polling Place 5 Glenwood Springs Community Center Precincts 13, 14 15 & 18 Polling Place 6 New Castle Community Center Precincts 16, 17 & 18 Polling Place 7 Silt Fire Station Precincts 19, 20 & 21 Polling Place 8 Re-2 Administration Building, Rifle Precincts 22 & 23 Polling Place 9 County Human Services Building, Rifle Precincts 24, 25, 26 & 27 Polling Place 10 Battlement Mesa Activity Center
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