On Sunday, November 5, a total of 275 mail votes were received by the Chaffee Clerk and Recorders office, bringing the total ballots received as of Sunday to 5,257, or a 32.95 percent vote rate.
This would appear to be below the turnout in most election years in Chaffee County. The voter turnout in Buena Vista school board race; which has seen influence for outside groups, is running higher than the rest of the county or Salida.
The ballot returns break out by the voting segments as follows:
CMC Mail Ballots 1,314
Salida Ward 1 569
Salida Ward 2 451
Salida Ward 3 386
BV School Board 2,537
Tuesday, November 7, 2023 is Election Day. If you haven’t voted, bring your mail ballot to one of the Chaffee county vote centers:
Salida Vote Center
8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Friday
Saturday, 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon
Monday, Nov. 6, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Tuesday, Election Day, 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Buena Vista Vote Center
Monday, Nov. 6, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Tuesday, Nov. 7 Election Day, 7:00 a.m. 7:00 p.m.