A storm system will begin to impact Southern Colorado by late Friday morning. Mountain locations will simply see snow, but lower elevations will see rain eventually change to snow by later Friday afternoon. Locations that are higher in elevation will see the heaviest snow, due to them seeing cooler temperatures. So, Teller County, far northwest El Paso County, and the Wet & Sangre de Cristo Mountains will likely see several inches of wet snow. The major cities will see far less amounts and the storm will exit toward early Saturday morning.
The El Paso County Clerk and Recorder's office has released details about the recall election time frame and procedures for Senator John Morse.
All active, registered voters in Senate district 11 will receive a mail-in ballot. Ballots will be mailed to military and overseas voters by August 9. Ballots will be mailed to local voters starting August 19.
There will be two sections on the ballot. One will ask whether or not Senator John Morse should be recalled. The second section will allow voters to choose a successor candidate.
Voters MUST answer the recall question to have their vote counted. The County Clerk and Recorder's Office says if a voter skips the recall question their ballot will be voided, even if they voted for a successor candidate.
Ballots have to be received by the Clerk and Recorder's Office by 7:00 p.m. September 10 in order to be counted. Voters can verify that their ballot was received by visiting the Go Vote Colorado website.
Voters will also be able to vote in person.
Voter Service and Polling Centers will be located at the following locations.
- Downtown Branch, 200 S. Cascade Ave, Colorado Springs, CO 80903
- Southeast Branch, 5650 Industrial Pl, Colorado Springs, CO 80916
- Citizens Service Center, 1675 West Garden of the Gods Rd, Colorado Springs, CO 80907
- North Branch, 8830 North Union Blvd, Colorado Springs, CO 80920
Polling locations will be open for early voting from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM starting on Labor Day through September 9th (polling centers will be closed Sunday, September 8, 2013).
Polling locations will be open on Election Day (September 10th) 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM.
Voters can drop off their ballots at the 24-hour drop-off boxes located at the above locations.
There will be two additional drop-off boxes located at Manitou Springs City Hall (606 Manitou Ave) and at the City of Colorado Springs City Clerk Office (30 South Nevada Ave, Suite 101)
For more information on the recall election, click here.
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