DENVER (CBS4) – Colorado’s voter turnout topped 40 percent two hours before polls closed.

The secretary of state’s office says that more than 1 million people had voted by 3:30 p.m.

Polls closed at 7 p.m.

Jefferson County, home to a divisive school board recall election, turned in more votes than any other, with about 159,000.

El Paso County was next with about 130,000 ballots by mid-afternoon.

The only statewide item is a question about retaining recreational marijuana taxes. All other items are local, ranging from a proposed ski lift tax in Breckenridge to a hotel tax hike in Denver.

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