Election night updates
11:10 p.m. The final election update for the night has been posted and all Summit County ballots in the clerk’s possession have been counted, according to Stacey Nell, Chief Deputy Clerk and Recorder. The final update for the night did not change the outcome of the Summit school board race or local ballot measures, and state questions continue to be met with a resounding “no.”
9:12 p.m. Statewide, 1,056,060 ballots have been counted. Updated results continue to show voters opposing all three state questions: Amendment 78, Proposition 119 and Proposition 120.
9:03 p.m. Summit County election results have been updated and a total of 8,093 have been counted.
In the Summit school board race, incumbent Kate Hudnut holds her lead for a two-year term. Chris Guarino and incumbents Lisa Webster and Johanna Kugler continue to be in the lead for the three open four-year term positions.
The Summit Fire & EMS tax increase shows support from voters with 58.47% voting “yes” in preliminary results. The 20-year extension of the Summit Combined Housing Authority tax saw strong support from voters with 70.23% voting “yes” in preliminary results.
7:38 p.m. State results continue to be updated and 852,693 ballots have now been counted statewide.
Early results show 57.19% of voters against Amendment 78, which needs 55% approval to pass, is an amendment to the Colorado Constitution concerning state money appropriations. Proposition 119, a marijuana tax increase, has been rejected by 54.17% of voters according to preliminary results. Proposition 120, a measure to reduce property tax rates, has been rejected by 57.26% of voters.
7:08 p.m. The Summit County Clerk and Recorder’s Office is reporting that 6,268 ballots have been cast out of 22,044 active voters.
Early results show incumbent Kate Hudnut in the lead for the Summit School District Board of Education two-year term race. Incumbent Lisa Webster, Chris Guarino and incumbent Johanna Kugler are in the lead for the three open four-year term positions.
Early results show that Issue 6A, the Summit Fire & EMS tax increase, as well as Measure 6B, a 20-year extension of the Summit Combined Housing Authority tax, are both likely to pass.
7 p.m. The polls are officially closed. We should have preliminary results shortly.
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