The Colorado Sun — jesse coloradosun. Adams County elections officials sent ballots to thousands of Aurora voters asking them to choose just one of six at-large candidates for City Council. Ruger said the city became aware of the problem Tuesday evening.
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The earliest that ballots could be mailed out was Friday. Adams County Clerk and Recorder Josh Zygielbaum accepted blame for the issue at a news conference on Wednesday afternoon. Only one affected ballot had been returned to elections officials by the time they realized the error. The remedy will be to send corrected ballots to all voters who received one with the erroneous question and then quarantine any erroneous ballots that were turned in to give people a chance to correctly cast their vote.
If an erroneous ballot is returned — either with one or two candidates selected — and someone does not replace it with one of the correct ones, the erroneous ballot will still count. Ruger confirmed that voters in Arapahoe and Douglas were not affected by the error.
Aurora voters also have choices to make in three other City Council races and must pick a new mayor. Last year, about a quarter of the voters in Adams County received their ballots late after nearly 61, of the documents were left in a truck parked in a secure location after being rejected at a U.
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