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Election Officials Continue to Verify Votes In Aurora Mayor's Race

AURORA, Colo. (CBS4)- Election officials continue to verify about 2,300 ballots in the race for Aurora mayor. Former Congressman Mike Coffman leads the NAACP chapter President Omar Montgomery by fewer than 300 votes.

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Mike Coffman and Omar Montgomery (credit: CBS)

The verification process, called curing, will end at Midnight. Volunteers are making phone calls and going door-to-door to make sure those votes are properly counted.

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Complicating matters in the ballot tally, Aurora sits in three counties, Arapahoe, Adams and Douglas.

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