Election Day: All Colorado Voting Systems Down for 30 Minutes, Now Back Up

November 8, 2016 5:21 pm Last Updated: November 8, 2016 5:45 pm

All election systems in the state of Colorado went down on Election Day, severely disrupting voting. The system was placed back online several minutes later.

The Secretary of State’s Office confirmed it was back up.

The Colorado Arapahoe County Clerk’s Office tweeted its voter registration system is back up, and the Denver Elections Office has confirmed the system is running again in Denver as well, as reported by Denver7.

Earlier update on the outage:

The Denver Elections Office confirmed the outage, which affected the entire state, at 3 p.m. local time, reported Denver7 TV.

CBS Denver reported that voters weren’t able to cast ballots in person at 3 p.m. on Nov. 8, but voters could drop off ballots that were already completed. Voters wanting to cast in person were asked to wait.

The Secretary of State’s Office issued an update on the outage via Twitter.

Every polling place has been impacted, the office said.

Colorado is considered a crucial swing state.