Election updates: wolf reintroduction passes, Hanlon concedes to Rankin

RBC | A few updated results on some local issues …

Colorado Constitutional Amendment C. Charitable Gaming Conduct

This amendment is considered passed with 91% reporting.

Yes – 52%, (1,516,047 votes) No – 48% (1,398,467 votes)

How RBC voted on this issue: Yes – 41.21% (1,395 votes) No – 58.79% (1,990 votes)

Proposition 113. National Popular Vote

This proposition is considered passed with 91% reporting.

Yes – 52.1%, (1,573,212 votes) No – 47.9% (1,447,316 votes)

How RBC voted on this issue: Yes – 21.12% (746 votes) No – 78.88% (2,787 votes)

Proposition 114. Restore Gray Wolves

This proposition is considered passed with 91% reporting.

Yes – 50.4%, (1,513,237 votes) No – 49.6% (1,487,151 votes)

How RBC voted on this issue: Yes – 12.19% (437 votes) No – 87.81% (3,148 votes)

Proposition 117. New Enterprise Requirement

This proposition is considered passed with 91% reporting.

Yes – 52.6%, (1,513,382 votes) No – 47.4% (1,366,455 votes)

How RBC voted on this issue: Yes – 60.21% (1,993 votes) No – 39.79% (1,317 votes)

How did Rio Blanco County agree and disagree with the state on other issues? Local voters agreed with the rest of the state on nine issues/races, and voted for the opposite outcome on seven others. The presidential race, in which RBC went heavily for Trump (82.98%), remains undecided at this time.

RBC outcomes in alignment with final results (results in bold):

  • Representative to the 117th United States Congress – District 3

Lauren Boebert v. Diane Mitsch Bush (82.60% of RBC ballots cast for Boebert)

  • State Board of Education Member – Congressional District 3

Mayling Simpson v. Joyce Rankin (85.05% of RBC ballots cast for Rankin)

  • State Senator – District 8

Karl Hanlon v. Bob Rankin (85.40% of RBC ballots cast for Rankin)

  • State Representative – District 57

Perry Will v. Colin Wilhelm (86.77% of RBC ballots cast for Will)

  • Amendment B. Repeal Property Tax Assess Rates PASSED (RBC voted for 51.41%)
  • Amendment 76. Require Citizenship To Vote PASSED (RBC voted for 87.05%)
  • Amendment 77. Local Gaming Limit Approval PASSED (RBC voted for 56.73%)
  • Proposition 116. Reduce State Income Tax PASSED (RBC voted for 72.78%)
  • Proposition 117. New Enterprise Requirement PASSED (RBC voted for 60.21%)

RBC outcomes opposite final results (results in bold):

  • United States Senator

John Hickenlooper v. Cory Gardner (83.88% of RBC ballots cast for Gardner)

  • Amendment C. Charitable Gaming Conduct PASSED (RBC voted against 58.79%)
  • Proposition EE. Tobacco and Nicotine Tax PASSED (RBC voted against by a narrow margin of 17 votes)
  • Proposition 113. National Popular Vote PASSED (RBC voted against 78.88%)
  • Proposition 114. Restore Gray Wolves PASSED (RBC voted against 87.81%)
  • Proposition 115. Ban Late-Term Abortions FAILED (RBC voted for 65.51%)
  • Proposition 118. Family and Medical Leave PASSED (RBC voted against 66.94%)

Final unofficial voter turnout for RBC: 85.65%

More unofficial results below.

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