Election officials have received ballots from about 17 percent of Colorado's registered voters, according to the latest numbers from the Secretary of State's Office.
In El Paso County, turnout numbers are slightly higher, with about 18 percent of ballots received. The county Clerk and Recorder's Office sent ballots to 370,000 voters on Oct. 17. More than 68,000 have been returned, including 18,529 by Democrats and 31,495 by Republicans.
Of the roughly 3.3 million residents statewide that were mailed ballots, 572,550 have officially cast their votes, including 224,914 Democrats and 196,082 Republicans.
Citizens interested in registering to vote can still receive ballots in the mail if they register before Oct. 31. Anyone who registers after the deadline must visit a Voter Service and Polling Center to fill out a ballot.
To register to vote or find a Voter Service and Polling Center or 24/7 Drop Box for ballots, visit epcvotes.com.
Contact Rachel Riley: 636-0108