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Missoula Co. Prepares to Mail out Ballots

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Missoula's municipal election takes place in just 21 days, and this week, officials are stuffing ballots into envelopes that will be mailed out next week.

Elections officials said ballots will automatically be mailed out to all active voters.

However, if your contact information has changed, or if you're a new Missoula County resident, officials said you'll have to pick up a ballot at the fairgrounds elections center.

Voters can mail in their ballots, or drop them off at designated locations.

Rebecca Connors, of the Elections and Recording Dept., said, "We do have sites available -- nine locations -- on election day, and then also the fairgrounds, and the courthouse prior to election day are open to be able to receive ballots that you want to drop off."

Ballots will be sent out on Monday, October 21 and they're due back by 8 p.m. on election day, November 5.

Elections officials said this is the fourth election cycle the city has chosen to use mail-in ballots, rather than polling places.

Click here for complete elections information.

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