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The Chaffee County Election Report for June 23, 2020 shows that slowly the ballots are coming in. Some 30.5 percent of the total ballots issued have been returned.

A total of 4,220 mail ballots have been returned through today.

The Chaffee County Vote Camp is set up in the park across from the Chaffee County Clerk and Recorder’s office at 104 Crestone Ave., Salida

Returns by affiliation:

Democratic                1,440      39%

Libertarian                     11       10%

Republican                 1,397      32.5%

Unaffiliated                1,372       24%

Voters who still need a ballot or a replacement ballot are required to visit the Chaffee County Clerk and Recorder’s Vote Center, or drop by a new voting feature: The Vote Camp.

It’s set up in the park across from the Clerk and Recorder’s office at 104 Crestone Ave. in Salida, and voters can go there to get a county ballot, a replacement ballot or simply to vote. The Vote Center opened yesterday and will remain open through June 30, which is primary election day.

Vote Center Hours of Operation:

8 a.m. – 4:30p.m. Monday through Friday

8 a.m. – 12:00 noon on Saturday

10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Sunday

7 a.m. – 7 p.m. on Election Day, Tuesday, June 30, 2020

According to Colorado state law, The County  Clerk’s office can no longer put a ballot in the mail, because there is no guarantee that it would reach the voter on time. Voters need to visit Vote Camp to get their mail ballot, or to vote in person.

Those with questions regarding the election, can go to the Chaffee County election site