All you need to know about voting
Dear Editor:We are expecting very high voter turnout and long lines at this year’s presidential election. You can avoid the long lines by early voting or requesting a mail-in ballot. How do you vote early?Any registered voter may stop by the Pitkin County Clerk and Recorder’s Office at 530 E. Main St. in Aspen through Friday, during business hours – 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. It’s easy and convenient, and we’d love to see you! Remember to bring your ID; for a list of valid IDs, go to http://www.pitkinvotes.org. How do you vote by mail-in ballot? • Go to http://www.pitkinvotes.org to request a mail-in ballot, or:• Pick up a mail-in ballot in person at the Pitkin County Clerk and Recorder’s Office during business hours.• For a replacement ballot, please call or stop by the Clerk & Recorder’s Office. Call 970-429-2713 for assistance and additional information. Voted ballots must be received in the Clerk and Recorder’s Office or polling place by 7 p.m. on Election Day. Postmarks do not count! Voters must affix two first-class stamps if ballots are returned by mail. To verify receipt of your mail-in ballot, visit http://www.pitkinvotes.org.Deadline to request a mail-in ballot to be mailed to you is Tuesday.Deadline to pick up a ballot is Friday. How do you vote at a polling place on Election Day? Polls are open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Election Day only. Please verify your correct precinct and polling place by using the online voter-registration system at http://www.pitkinvotes.org or by calling the Clerk and Recorder’s Office at 970-429-2713. Remember to bring your ID to the polls! For a list of valid IDs and polling places and a sample ballot, go to http://www.pitkinvotes.org. Janice K. Vos Caudill Pitkin County clerk and recorde
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