The latest numbers from the Secretary of State for ballots returned as of October 29 show Republicans still leading, though with a slightly smaller advantage compared to last week.

R – 309,221 (38.5%)

D – 289,733 (36.0%)

U – 197,308 (24.5%)

The latest Purple Poll — a bipartisan firm — has Romney winning Unaffiliated/Independent voters in Colorado who have already returned their ballot 48/39.


View the full county-by-county breakdown of ballots returned here.

Check out the previous ballot returns figures:

Oct 26, Oct 25, Oct 24 & Oct 23.

Note: 9News has also written a story on ballot returns, but their percentage calculations are a bit off on the GOP and Unaffiliated numbers. With an election this close, every point counts.