RECALL EFFORT FAILS: Cortez residents vote overwhelmingly to keep mayor, city councilors in office

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RECALL EFFORT FAILS: Cortez residents vote overwhelmingly to keep mayor, city councilors in office

Journal/Sam Green
Sue Hasz feeds her ballot into the voting machine at the Montezuma County Annex on Tuesday morning. Voters went to the polls Tuesday to cast their ballots in the city of Cortez’s first recall election.
Journal/Sam Green
Herma Watson checks the voter registration for Beverly Lawrence on Tuesday morning at the Montezuma County Annex. Cortez residents voted overwhelmingly Tuesday to keep Mayor Dan Porter and four city councilors in office.
Journal/ Sam Green
Mayor Dan Porter receives a high five from Marsha Norton when Cortez City Council Member Matt Keefauver announces election results Tuesday night at Pepperheads. Porter and Keefauver easily retained their seats in the recall election.
Journal/Sam Green
Rocky Moss, Krystal and Wayne Brown and Cara Rieb encourage residents to vote no on the recall Tuesday at the corner of Main and Harrison streets. An effort to recall Cortez Mayor Dan Porter and four city councilors failed in Tuesday’s election.

RECALL EFFORT FAILS: Cortez residents vote overwhelmingly to keep mayor, city councilors in office

Journal/Sam Green
Sue Hasz feeds her ballot into the voting machine at the Montezuma County Annex on Tuesday morning. Voters went to the polls Tuesday to cast their ballots in the city of Cortez’s first recall election.
Journal/Sam Green
Herma Watson checks the voter registration for Beverly Lawrence on Tuesday morning at the Montezuma County Annex. Cortez residents voted overwhelmingly Tuesday to keep Mayor Dan Porter and four city councilors in office.
Journal/ Sam Green
Mayor Dan Porter receives a high five from Marsha Norton when Cortez City Council Member Matt Keefauver announces election results Tuesday night at Pepperheads. Porter and Keefauver easily retained their seats in the recall election.
Journal/Sam Green
Rocky Moss, Krystal and Wayne Brown and Cara Rieb encourage residents to vote no on the recall Tuesday at the corner of Main and Harrison streets. An effort to recall Cortez Mayor Dan Porter and four city councilors failed in Tuesday’s election.
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