Recall ballot, polling places set
The Garfield County clerk’s office on Wednesday released the ballot and the list of polling places for the Dec. 13 recall election in the 9th Judicial District. The ballot says, Shall Colleen Truden be recalled from the office of District Attorney, Judicial District 9?Voters will answer yes or no. Only those who cast a yes vote can vote for a successor for Truden. Martin Beeson is the only candidate on the ballot, in addition to a write-in selection. The recall election notice released Wednesday listed the reasons to recall Truden set forth by those who petitioned for the recall. In the notice, petitioners accuse Truden of dishonesty, wasting taxpayer money, nepotism, mismanagement, lack of accountability and failure to prosecute cases. The deadline to request a mailed absentee ballot in Garfield, Pitkin and Rio Blanco counties is Dec. 2, while the deadline to request an absentee in-person ballot from either county is Dec. 9. Precincts will be combined in Garfield and Rio Blanco counties for the recall election. Pitkin County polling places are: Precinct 1: Rio Grande Meeting Room, 455 Rio Grande Place in AspenPrecinct 2: St. Mary Church, 533 E. Main St. in AspenPrecinct 3: The Common House, 701 Independence Place in AspenPrecinct 4: First Baptist Church, 726 W. Francis St. in AspenPrecinct 5: Shultz Health and Human Services Building, 405 Castle Creek Road in AspenPrecinct 6: Snowmass Chapel and Community Center: 5307 Owl Creek Road in Snowmass VillagePrecinct 7: Colorado Mountain College, 255 Sage Way in AspenPrecinct 8: Old Snowmass Fire Station, 1909 Snowmass Creek Road in SnowmassPrecinct 9: Basalt Middle School, 51 School St. in BasaltPrecinct 10: Church at Redstone, 213 Redstone Blvd. in RedstoneGarfield County polling places are:Precincts 1-4: Carbondale Town Hall, 511 Colorado Ave. in CarbondalePrecincts 5-8: Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 1630 Grand Ave. in Glenwood SpringsPrecincts 9-12: Glenwood Community Center, 100 Wulfsohn Road in Glenwood SpringsPrecincts 13-15 and 18: New Castle Community Center, 423 W. Main St. in New CastlePrecincts 16, 17 and 18: Silt Fire Station, 611 Main St. in SiltPrecincts 19-21: Garfield Re-2 School District Administration Building, 839 White River Ave. in RiflePrecincts 22 and 23: New building at Garfield County Fairgrounds, 1001 Railroad Ave. in RiflePrecincts 24-27: Battlement Mesa Activity Center, 398 Arroyo Drive in Battlement Mesa. Rio Blanco County polling places are:Precincts 1 and 2: Radino Center, 403 N. White Ave. in RangelyPrecincts 3-5: Fairfield Center, 200 Main St. in Meeker
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