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Montezuma County joins state voters in rejecting Amendment 73

Colorado voters rejected a ballot initiative Tuesday that would have funded an increase in K-12 education spending through tax hikes for high-income state residents and corporations. Final vote...

DATE: Nov. 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Democrats win attorney general, secretary of state and treasurer races

Appearing to fall in line with Colorado’s gubernatorial race, Democratic candidates led Republican candidates for secretary of state, attorney general and state treasurer, though by narrow margins,...

DATE: Nov. 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Voter turnout in Montezuma County at 60 percent

Montezuma County reported high turnout for the 2018 midterm elections, according to the Colorado secretary of state and the Montezuma County clerk. After polls closed, 11,864 ballots had been...

DATE: Nov. 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Democrats seize House control; GOP holds Senate

WASHINGTON — Democrats seized the House majority from President Donald Trump’s Republican Party on Tuesday in a suburban revolt that threatened what’s left of the president’s governing agenda. But...

DATE: Nov. 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Montezuma Republicans celebrate wins with Tipton

Montezuma County Republicans gathered Tuesday evening at the Elks Lodge No. 1789 in Cortez to watch federal election results come in on Fox News between updates from Montezuma County Republican...

DATE: Nov. 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ballot measures roundup: Road taxes, redistricting, drilling regs

DENVER – Colorado voters rejected a proposal Tuesday that would have tightly restricted where new oil and gas wells could be drilled across the state — the latest development in a contentious...

DATE: Nov. 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Catlin easily defeats Cagin for Colorado House seat

Republican Rep. Marc Catlin, of Montrose, has been elected to represent the 58th District House of Representative seat in the Colorado Legislature. Districtwide, he got 62.97 percent of the vote...

DATE: Nov. 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Local Democrats share thoughts, stories before election returns

At the Montezuma County Democrats headquarters on election night, the Wi-Fi password is “ImpeachTrump,” and a sheet cake awaiting celebration reads, “The Blue Wave.” A crowd of more than 50...

DATE: Nov. 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Democratic Rep. Jared Polis wins Colorado governor’s race

DENVER — Democratic U.S. Rep. Jared Polis on Tuesday defeated Republican state Treasurer Walker Stapleton in the Colorado governor’s race, keeping the seat in Democratic hands. Polis will succeed...

DATE: Nov. 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Tax increase for Lewis-Arriola Fire passes

Voters approved a 1.41 mill levy increase for the Lewis-Arriola Fire Protection District in Tuesday’s election. The measure passed by a vote of 847-628 – 57.42 percent to 42.58 percent – according...

DATE: Nov. 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Voters retain two judges in Montezuma and Dolores counties

Voters in Montezuma and Dolores counties have retained 22nd Judicial District Judge Todd Jay Plewe and Montezuma County Court Judge JenniLynn Lawrence. Plewe was retained with 73.6 percent of the...

DATE: Nov. 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Coram wins Colorado Senate seat

Veteran Republican lawmaker Sen. Don Coram, of Montrose, has won District 6 State Senate seat, beating out Democrat rival Guinn Unger Jr. Districtwide, Coram garnered 39,725 votes, (54.8 percent),...

DATE: Nov. 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

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