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Drive-Through Ballot Drop-off Streamlines Missoula Voting

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A new drive-through ballot drop off at the Missoula County Fairgrounds helped voters cast their choices in convenience.

Chief Deputy Clerk and Recorder Rebecca Connors says this is the first year the election office has tried a drive-through ballot drop off and it's really helping make the process more convenient.

The drive-through ballot drop off is only open at the fairgrounds.

Connors says by Tuesday afternoon about 36% of the 48,000+ ballots they mailed out were returned, but they are expecting 50% to be returned by the time voting closes.

The ballot drop-off drive-thru is open through the South st. entrance.

"It's alleviated a lot of the walk-in traffic here at the election center," Connors said.

"So it allows us to do more late registration, keeps out a lot of the crowds of here and it's more of a convenience for our voters too."

Connors says anyone who casts their vote in the drive-through drop-off will still get an "I Voted" sticker.

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