El Paso County, Colorado, a red spot in a bluing state
Updated 10:32 AM ET, Mon November 7, 2016
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Critical Counties is a CNN series exploring 11 counties around the country that chief national correspondent John King has identified as key in the 2016 election. These counties could play an outsize role in the election and offer an instructive example of what the political parties have accomplished. El Paso County is the ninth county in the series, which runs through Election Day. Explore the other critical counties.