Secretary of State race comes to Grand Junction

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GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. As voters being filling out their mail-in ballots, the secretary of state candidates are hoping for more votes Mesa County.

Former Secretary of State Bernie Buescher talked with voters in Grand Junction Wednesday.

"The citizens of Mesa County deserve to have their voice heard and they deserve a quality secretary of state," Buescher said.

He said the secretary of state position requires the ability to oversee voting practices and also head up a busy business registration department with integrity and efficiency.

Democratic candidate Joe Neguse joined Buescher to discuss why he wants to create policies that cater to all of Colorado.

"If elected, I believe the secretary should have regional representatives in the office that are responsible for working with communities outside of the Front Range," Neguse said.

Republican Wayne Williams, Libertarian David Schambach and Amanda Campbell with the American Constiution Party are also running for secretary of state.

Election day is November 4.