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Counting votes in a pandemic is an even more deliberate process

 

Patricia Logan

Election judges in Boulder County had to sanitize all surfaces after each person checked in and voted.

Counting votes is a careful process to start with, but in a pandemic there is more than politics at stake. Health concerns over the coronavirus changed the look and procedures of in-person voting and behind-the-scenes processing during the primary election. New safety protocols and robust voter participation have added to the workload of approximately 100 people who work on elections for the Bo...



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