National Voter Registration Day

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GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KKCO/KJCT)-- Today is National Voter Registration Day, and Mesa County officials want you to be ready to go for the polls.

The Mesa County Clerk and Recorder's Office says locals can register, or update their voter registration in person, or at

Coincidentally, this was the first day of training for election judges for the upcoming coordinated election, and the 2020 primaries.

Officials say they have seen an increase in younger voters registering this last year.

"People that are 17 by the primary of this coming year, as long as they are 18 by the general election of the next year, of 2020 can register to vote. Its still a little early for that but we are seeing a lot of young people get involved," said Mesa County Clerk and Recorder, Tina Peters.

According to the Secretary of State's Office, Colorado has the highest voter registration in the country with over 90% of eligible voters registered.

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