Ballot-counting wrapping up |

Ballot-counting wrapping up

John Ingold
The Denver Post

With the exception of Arapahoe County, which still had as many as 30,000 ballots to count this morning, only small clutches of uncounted votes remain.

Adams County Clerk Karen Long said she had “a few hundred” mail-in ballots that were dropped off yesterday at polling places still to count. Pueblo County had about 3,000 such ballots, Clerk Gilbert Ortiz said.

Once those ballots are counted today, attention will turn to provisional ballots. Provisional ballots are cast when voters can’t be found in a pollbook on Election Day. Some counties saw a surge in provisional voters yesterday because voters who receive a mail-in ballot but decide they want to vote at the polling place must cast a provisional ballot so clerks can ensure they didn’t vote twice.

Read more: Ballot-counting wrapping up – The Denver Post

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