One-fourth of ballots turned in as Tuesday deadline approaches for Rodriguez recall election

Ballot drop boxes at the Malheur County Courthouse in Vale have been moved to the back parking lot. (AUSTIN JOHNSON/The Enterprise)

With six days to go, 24% of ballots have been turned in for the special election to recall Ontario City Councilor Freddy Rodriguez.

The deadline to turn in ballots is 8 p.m. Tuesday, July 6. County Clerk Gayle Trotter said that Tuesday, June 29 ,was the last day that mailed ballots were guaranteed to make it in time. 

Going forward, Trotter said that . . .