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Ballot confusion: Colorado voters receive bad instructions

Posted at 1:38 PM, Oct 20, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-20 15:38:46-04

(KUSA) Thousands of Colorado voters received the wrong instructions about how to vote in next month’s election.

Gilpin County voters were told to enclose a copy of an identification card with their mail-in ballots for their vote to be valid.

Dwight Shellman with the Colorado Secretary of State’s Office said that’s wrong.

“That was actually in error,” he said. “The law requires certain voters to enclose a photocopy of an acceptable form of identification when they return that ballot.”

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