Today is primary election day in Colorado and ballot drop-off and voting services will be available from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Contested primary races on Longmont residents’ primary ballots include the Democratic contests for Boulder County District 2 commissioner between Jonathan Singer and Marta Loachamin, and U.S Senate between John Hickenlooper and Andrew Romanoff, as well as the Libertarian contest between Gaylon Kent and Raymon Anthony Doane.
Unaffiliated voters were mailed both major party ballots, but can only vote and return one; if two voted ballots are returned, none of the votes/ballots can be counted.
Ballots can be returned at 16 ballot drop boxes across Boulder County, including six in Longmont. Vote centers for in-person voting (with COVID-19 related safety precautions) will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. today including at the Boulder County St. Vrain Community Hub, 515 Coffman St.
Ballots must be received by 7 p.m. June 30 to be counted.
As of Monday, more than 1 million people had cast their primary ballots, with most of those being returned by mail, according to the Colorado Secretary of State’s Office.