Bradley Seaman, Missoula County elections administrator, explains the signature verification process during a tour on Monday.
Ballots at the Missoula County Elections office go through a multi-step process before being tabulated.
Buzzing with activity, the Missoula County Elections office is nearly ready to begin counting ballots in the 2021 mail-in primary election.
Ballots can be dropped off at the Election Center at 140 Higgins Street until 8 p.m. Tuesday.
Ballots can be dropped off at five other locations from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday — the Missoula Public Library, Hellgate Elementary, Missoula County Fairgrounds, Missoula Early Learning Center and Franklin Elementary School.
In-person voting is not possible during this election, but completed and signed ballots in their affirmation envelopes can be dropped off at those locations.