June 29, 2012-Colorado Springs, CO- Thursday the El Paso County Election Department completed counting approximately 4,800 ballots that they were unable to complete processing when staff was forced to evacuate the Citizens Service Center on Tuesday evening. Counting took place at the Clerk’s Southeast office after all ballots were moved there under escort provided by the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office.
Complete unofficial election results can be found at http://car.elpasoco.com.
“I am so proud of my staff and the excellent job that they have done under these challenging circumstances. We came together as a team and quickly developed an action plan to avoid disrupting service to our customers during this time of crisis. I am grateful for the support we’ve received from the agencies handling the fire and the assistance they have provided to us,” said Clerk & Recorder Wayne Williams.