Eagle County observes a record voter turnout

By Melanie Wong

EAGLE COUNTY — Bucking the national trend, Eagle County and Colorado as a whole had a record number of voters during the Nov. 4 midterm elections, according to unofficial results. In Eagle County, 17,615 voters cast their ballots either in person or via mail ballot. That’s compared to 14,920 voters in the last mid-term elections in 2010, and 13,263 voters in 2006. The Eagle County Clerk & Recorder’s Office is still working to resolve some minor certification problems and said that the official results should be available by Nov. 18. However, Clerk & Recorder Teak Simonton said she doesn’t expect …

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