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Avon Starbuck’s poll: 13 pounds of coffee

Dustin Racioppi
Avon, CO Colorado

AVON, Colorado “-There could be a correlation between voting and coffee if the ebb and flow at both Avon, Colorado, Town Hall and nearby Starbucks is any sort of indicator.

At Town Hall, election judge Sharon Greene said the largest swarm of the day came when the polls opened at 7 a.m.

“It started off with a bang, then it tapered off a little bit,” she said.

The same time Town Hall saw a heavy influx, Starbucks employee Jacob Kenyon said the store saw its largest rush of the day.

By noon, the coffee shop ” which gave away free coffee to people who voted ” had gone through 13 pounds of coffee.

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A typical day, he said, they sell about 10 pounds. But by lunch, the store had died down to just regulars.

“We’ve definitely gotten a lot more people we usually don’t see,” he said. “It’s been pretty cool. A lot of people are coming in who voted, which is awesome.”

Though Greene hasn’t worked such a large election before, she said she was impressed by the amount of people who turned out today, especially considering how many people mailed in their ballots prior to Tuesday.

And she wouldn’t be surprised with another rush to cap off the day, too.

“I’m expecting one, yeah,” Greene said.

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