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Election: Dems now pacing GOP in Pitkin County voter turnout

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Aspen resident Paul Jones drops of his mail-in ballot at the Pitkin County Clerk and Recorder's Office Tuesday afternoon.
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Registered Democrats and Republicans are pacing almost evenly in terms of voter turnout in Pitkin County.

As of 3 p.m. Tuesday, 62 percent of registered Democrats had voted, according to Bill Mast, elections manager for the Pitkin County Clerk and Recorder. That’s compared to 63 percent of registered Republicans who had turned in ballots in the same time frame. There are 4,112 registered Democrats, while the GOP tally is 2,078. Of 5,345 unaffiliated voters in Pitkin County, 2,266, or 42 percent, had turned out as of 3 p.m.

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