March 30, 2007
Colorado Secretary of State Mike Coffman and Mark Fischer, chairman of a commitee formed to improve election in Routt County, listen to Routt County Clerk and Recorder Kay Weinland give her thoughts during a meeting Thursday morning. Although Coffman praised committee efforts to improve county election processes, he said Routt County is "on the borderline" for addition to the state's Election Watch List.
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Routt still may end up on Colorado election watch list
Local election officials received praise and a warning from the state Thursday. Four months after Routt County's calamitous November election, which saw hundreds of local voters wait for hours in long lines, Colorado Secretary of State Mike Coffman visited Steamboat Springs to assess the work being done to improve future elections.