Election Guide 2014: Former state senator challenges 2-term incumbent for 3rd Congressional District
Abel Tapia is running against Scott Tipton for Colorado's 3rd U.S. Congressional District seat.
Nikki Knoebel is running against Brita Horn for the Routt County treasurer and public trustee seat.
Brita Horn is running against Nikki Knoebel for the Routt County treasurer and public trustee seat.
Darrel Levingston is running against Rob Ryg for the Routt County coroner seat.
Rob Ryg is running against Darrel Levingston for the Routt County coroner seat.
Mark Udall, Cory Gardner and Gaylon Kent are running for the United States Senate seat.
Marcia Neal is running against Henry Roman for the 3rd Congressional District seat on the State Board of Education.
The Hayden and South Routt school districts are asking their residents to renew special property taxes that originally were approved four years ago but are scheduled to sunset for Hayden at the end of this year and for South Routt at the end of the 2015-16 school year.
Voters on Nov. 4 will decide whether to retain Judge Shelley A. Hill for the 14th Judicial District, which encompasses Routt, Moffat and Grand counties, and Routt County Court Judge James Garrecht.
Amendment 68 proposes a change to the Colorado constitution to allow and tax limited gambling at horse racing tracks in three counties on the Front Range, with tax proceeds going directly to kindergarten through 12th-grade education.
Joe Neguse is running against Wayne Williams for the secretary of state seat previously held by Scott Gessler.
Incumbent Walker Stapleton is running against Betsy Markey for the state treasurer seat.
Cynthia Coffman is running against Don Quick for the attorney general seat.
Amendment 67 is a constitutional amendment that if approved by voters will provide a definition for a “person” and a “child” in the Colorado criminal code.
Proposition 105 asks voters to approve a measure that would change Colorado law to require food that has been genetically modified or treated with genetically modified material to be clearly labeled “Produced With Genetic Engineering” when sold in Colorado starting July 1, 2016.
Proposition 104 would require members of the board of education of a school district to conduct collective bargaining negotiations and employment contract discussions in public open meetings, rather than in closed sessions.
I am Nikki Knoebel, the mayor of Oak Creek, and I am running for Routt County treasurer and public trustee. I will bring strong financial skills and government expertise to this office.
Transparent, diligent, fair, fiscally accountable and a servant leader. A good steward of your tax dollars and someone who compassionately cares for Routt County citizens. That is what you have had since November 2012 in the County Treasurer’s Office.
After a lengthy discussion with several public comments, the Steamboat Springs School Board voted to make collective bargaining meetings open to the public, regardless of the outcome of Proposition 104.
Many people are surprised to hear that I am running for the office of Routt County coroner because they have not seen any newspaper ads or yard signs and banners. The reason for this is that I have chosen not to accept any campaign contributions.
After being in the office 18 years, I have developed a great working relationship with many in law enforcement and many first responders. I am a certified Colorado coroner, which means I have attended the required amount of autopsies and attended over 200 hours of death investigation training.
An election forum hosted by the Steamboat Springs Board of Realtors, the Routt County Democratic and Republican parties and the Steamboat Pilot & Today will begin at 5 p.m. Tuesday at The Steamboat Grand.
Casting ballots in the upcoming downtown business improvement tax election will be a bit complicated for some commercial property owners and tenants.
Voters who complete mail ballots may choose to drop them off in a secure, outdoor box located under the elevated walkway linking the old Routt County Courthouse with the annex.
Candidates for Colorado House of Representatives, and Routt County commissioner, treasurer and coroner, as well as Sheriff Garrett Wiggins turned out for the First Impressions annual Candidates Forum Wednesday, fielding questions on the state of early childhood development.
With no opposition, the Hayden Town Council races will not appear on the ballot this November.
The latest campaign finance reports filed by local candidates running for treasurer, state representative and county commissioner reveal half of the candidates are raking in much more campaign cash than their opponents.
McConnell sweeps past Moloney in Republican state House primary with 60 percent of vote in Routt, Eagle counties
McConnell said Tuesday night he looks forward to debating state Rep. Diane Mitsch Bush on gun control issues and educational standards initiatives like Common Core.
Voters have until 7 p.m. Tuesday to turn in their primary election ballots.
Thanks to a new state law, voters from outside Steamboat Springs may drop off completed primary ballots through the end of the business day Tuesday at the Oak Creek, Yampa and Hayden town halls as well as at the Clark Store in North Routt.
Voters planning to participate in primary elections need to have their ballots turned in by 7 p.m. June 24.
Ballots for the June 24 primary election will be mailed out to all eligible voters in Routt County on June 2.
Routt County residents Dave Moloney and Chuck McConnell made the ballot during Friday’s district assembly in Denver.
The slate of major party candidates for Routt County office is set, with three contested general election races in November.
Darrel Levingston is once again challenging Rob Ryg for the office of Routt County coroner in November.
As a member of the house committee that oversees natural resource issues, state Rep. Diane Mitsch Bush said, she’s interested in what the legislature can do to facilitate the Colorado Water Conservation Board’s task of developing a new long-term state water plan.
Chuck McConnell, who ran for House District 26 in 2012, has stated he will vie to be the GOP’s candidate in the 2014 race. Fellow Routt County Republican Dave Moloney also has declared his candidacy for H.D. 26
Two Republicans from Routt County have set their sights on political office with Dave Moloney announcing his intention to run for state House District 26 and Cari Hermacinski filing an affidavit for her intent to run for Routt County Board of Commissioners District 3.
Two Hayden ballots that were not counted because there was something wrong with them, such as not being signed, will not affect the outcome of the Hayden School Board race nor will they trigger a recount.
Uncounted ballots are not expected to change the outcome of Tuesday's Hayden School Board election, but it could trigger a recount.
Incumbent Colorado Mountain College trustee Mary Ellen Denomy, of Parachute, won re-election Tuesday night, garnering about 61 percent of the votes cast across the six-county college district.
Two Hayden School Board incumbents have been re-elected, but outstanding votes could determine who wins the third open seat. A recount might also be necessary.
Based on the final, unofficial votes from Tuesday night, the West Routt Fire Protection District now will be on better financial footing after voters narrowly passed a tax increase.
Moffat County will not act to secede from Colorado. The voters came out against the measure, 55 to 45 percent. Eleven counties put the question on their ballot. The counties were split, and the exact number in favor was not available at time of press. Moffat County Commissioner John Kinkaid introduced the idea of putting the secession question to voters in Moffat County. But, he said he wasn’t disappointed by the results.
Those in favor of Proposition AA in Routt County reached 74 percent. Statewide, the tax was passed with nearly 65 percent of voters in favor with 71 percent of the vote counted.
The two men said they look forward to helping a school district that already earns stellar academic ratings gain even higher marks.
Steamboat residents resoundingly passed Referendum 3A on Tuesday, making Steamboat Springs School Board seats all at-large.
After winning with 59 percent of the vote Tuesday night, the local businessman won't have too much time to savor his victory before getting to work as a council member.
After the final ballots were counted Tuesday, 7,321 people cast ballots, representing 46 percent of eligible voters. Tuesday’s voter turnout represented 500 fewer voters than cast ballots in the last odd-year election in 2011, when record turnout of 7,826 voters cast ballots.
Referendum 5A, which asked voters to approve a fixed 30 mill increase for the Morrison Creek Metropolitan Water and Sanitation District, was voted down Tuesday.