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Ballots being counted for Colorado Springs election

COLORADO SPRINGS – Mail-in ballots continue to arrive for the Colorado Springs City Election on April second.

The Clerk’s office tells us as of Thursday 28,000 ballots have been returned. After signature verification, they are separated and counted.

Election officials say normal turnout is between 30 to 40 percent, but so far numbers are a little low.

“We are a little behind, but not drastically behind,” said City Clerk Sarah Johnson. “We’re where we used to be. That data is also available on our website if people want to look and see how many ballots we have returned.”

To ensure your ballot counts it should be mailed by next Tuesday, March 26. Ballots have to be received by 7 p.m. on April 2.

Ballot Drop-Off Locations and Hours of Operation:

LOCATION ADDRESS HOURS OF OPERATIONS (Monday – Friday) ELECTION DAY HOURS
(Main location) City Clerk’s Office 30 South Nevada Ave., Suite 101 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM & 24/7 Ballot Box 7:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Colorado Springs Senior Center 1514 North Hancock Ave. 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM 7:00 AM – 7:00 PM
YMCA Southeast Family Armed Services Center 2190 Jet Wing Dr. 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM 7:00 AM – 7:00 PM
PPLD-East Library 5550 North Union Blvd. 24/7 Ballot Box 7:00 AM – 7:00 PM
PPLD-Library 21c 1175 Chapel Hills Dr. 24/7 Ballot Box 7:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Black Forest Park-n-Ride 7503 Black Forest Rd. 24/7 Ballot Box 7:00 AM – 7:00 PM
El Paso County Clerk and Recorder Locations Citizens Service Center, 1675 West Garden of the Gods Rd. 24/7 Ballot Box 7:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Downtown-Centennial Hall, 200 South Cascade Ave. 24/7 Ballot Box 7:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Southeast-Powers Branch, 5650 Industrial Pl., Suite 100 24/7 Ballot Box 7:00 AM – 7:00 PM
8830 North-Union Town Center Branch, 8830 North Union Blvd. 24/7 Ballot Box 7:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Fort Carson Branch, 6351 Wetzel Ave., Bldg. 1525 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM 7:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Melissa Greathouse

Melissa Greathouse

Melissa is a digital content producer and television producer for News5.
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