Election Day: Ballots due by 7 p.m.

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Today, Nov. 4, is Election Day, and ballots must be turned in by 7 p.m. to be counted. Postmarks will not count.

Local election results will be posted on www.PagosaSUN.com as soon as they are available Tuesday night, and will be printed in the Nov. 6 edition of The SUN.

Following is additional information related to voting in the election and returning voted ballots.

Still need to register?

Individuals can register to vote and vote in today’s election until 7 p.m.

To register to vote, an individual can go online at www.govotecolorado.com or register in person at the Archuleta County Voting Service and Polling Center in the Archuleta County Election’s Office, located downstairs in the back of the courthouse at 449 San Juan Street (U.S. 160).

Regardless of how a person registers, he or she will have to pick up their ballot at the Election’s Office (or complete the ballot while there and immediately turn it in).

The center will also deal with early, absentee and replacement ballots.

To register, individuals need an acceptable ID. Any form of identification that shows your address must show a Colorado address to qualify as an acceptable form of identification. For more information, visit www.govotecolorado.com.

Turning in voted ballots

To turn your ballot in on time, dropped off in the Motor Vehicle Office upstairs in the courthouse or to the Election’s Office downstairs.

All ballots must be received by 7 p.m. today.

Today’s office hours for the Election’s Office are 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.