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Voting centers are open in Yuma County


YUMA, Ariz (KYMA, KECY) - The Arizona Presidential Preference Primary is still underway in Yuma County.

Voters registered as Democrats will have the opportunity to vote in this election. If you don't know if you are registered you can check here.

Nine voting centers will be operating until 7 p.m. Tuesday night.

  • Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Neighborhood Center, 300 S 13th Avenue
  • Yuma Civic Center, 1440 W Desert Hills Drive
  • Desert Mesa Elementary School 2350 S Avenue 7 1/2 E
  • St. John Neumann Catholic Church, 11545 E 40th Street
  • First Southern Baptist Church of Wellton, 11711 William Street
  • Somerton Library, 240 W Canal Street
  • Cesar Chavez Cultural Center, 1015 N Main Street
  • San Luis City Library, 1075 N 6th Avenue

Yuma County said their facilities are equipped to promote social distancing and proper cleaning and disinfecting will take place while the centers are open.

“Most people were wearing gloves and there was sanitizer. It wasn’t really much of a concern," explained Michael, a voter.

Voters also continued to file into voting centers despite Coronavirus concerns.

”As far as turnout, it does look like people are coming in a little bit at a time as opposed to a whole group,” explained Pete, a voter.

About 25 percent of registered Democrats in Yuma County turned out to vote, according to the Yuma County Recorder's Office.

If you still have your hands on an early ballot, you can drop them off at any voting center, the ballot box, or at the Yuma County Recorders Office, according to Yuma County officials.

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