KSJD is tracking results for elections taking place in Montezuma County, Dolores County, and San Juan County, Utah.
Updated Monday, Nov. 11.
Issue 4A has been rejected by an 11-point margin. The Montezuma-Cortez School District RE-1 was seeking a property tax increase of 5 mills to fund teacher salaries and benefits, non-administrative support staff, and school resource officers.
Issue 6A has been rejected by a 14-point margin. The Cortez Fire Protection District was seeking authorization to adjust its operating mill levy annually, beginning in 2021. It would have gone toward offsetting revenue loss from changes in property valuations.
Montezuma-Cortez School District RE-1 Offices
All candidates for the district’s school board ran unopposed: Lance McDaniel (District A), Sherri M. Wright (District C), Regina Lopez-Whiteskunk (District D), and Tammy Hooten (District E). There were no candidates for District G.
Dolores School District RE-4A Offices
Three seats were open for the district's board of directors. Clay Tallmadge, Meagan Crowley and Lenetta Shull won the seats, beating three others on the ballot.
Mancos School District RE-6 Offices
Three seats were open for the district's board of directors. Pamela A. Coppinger, Timothy J. Hunter, and Katie Cahill-Volpe have won the three seats. A total of eight candidates were on the ballot.
Rico Town Board
According to results shared by election judges for the Town of Rico, Brandy Randall, Nicole Pieterse and Joe Dillsworth have been elected to three open trustee seats.
Dolores County School District RE-2J Offices
The Colorado Secretary of State's Office reports both San Miguel and Dolores counties have shared their full results for the school district's offices.
Crystal G. Jarmon has been elected as director for District C, beating Scott W. Snyder.
Kimberly Marie Alexander (District A) and Jenny M. Smith (District E) ran unopposed.
The San Juan County Clerk's Office reports that the proposition was defeated with about 52% of the vote. The proposition asked voters to decide whether to form a commission to study possible changes to San Juan County's government.