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Are you ready to vote?

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QWhen are the polls open? AFrom 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on TuesdayQDo I need identification to vote? AYes. A Colorado driver’s license is preferred, but a state-issued identification card is also accepted, as well as other forms of identification.QWhere do I vote? ASeventeen precincts divide Summit County into neighborhoods that vote at respective polling places. Your precinct is decided by your address. Citizens received a voter information card in their post office boxes last week that indicate precinct numbers and respective polling places. If you’re still not sure where to vote, call the Summit County Clerk and Recorder’s office to find out your polling place. Contact numbers are: (970) 453-3475, (970) 453-3479 and (970) 453-3470. QWhat if I arrive at the wrong polling place on Tuesday? ASummit County Clerk and Recorder’s office volunteers will greet voters arriving at the polls Tuesday. They will have voter rolls and will check to make sure you’re at the right polling place before you enter. If not, the greeters will tell you where to go. Voters must cast ballots at their assigned polling place.QWhat if I requested an absentee ballot? AIf you have an absentee ballot, you can’t vote at the polls. The ballot should be filled out and returned to the Summit County Clerk and Recorder’s Office in the Summit County Courthouse at 208 Lincoln Ave. in Breckenridge. Absentee ballots received after 7 p.m. Nov. 2 will not be counted.QWill I have to wait?AProbably. Elections official Vicky Stecklein Price said voters should expect long lines at polling places Tuesday. She urged people to dress warm and be patient. Campaign material – buttons, newspapers and other material containing campaign information – is not allowed inside polling places.- Kim Marquis

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