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Salida voters will be asked to consider two questions on the Nov. 8 ballot put forward by Salida City Council, 2A and 2B, which address increasing taxes on short-term rentals to raise money to be used to promote affordable housing efforts within the city.

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Salida voters will be asked question 2C on their ballots: “Shall the city of Salida convey real property located at 305 F Street, Salida, Colorado, currently known and in use as the Salida Community Center, for ten dollars ($10) to Salida Senior Citizens Inc., a Colorado nonprofit corporatio…

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The Chaffee County Clerk and Recorder’s Office confirmed that Alison Brown, a Republican candidate for county commissioner, District 3, has submitted the required number of signatures to qualify for placement on the June 28 primary election ballot.

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Incumbent Adrian Quintana retained his seat on the Poncha Springs Board of Trustees election Tuesday with a total of 179 votes.

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Katherine “Katie” Davis returned to the region in November 2020 and recently declared her intent to run for a seat as Poncha Springs trustee because she wants to give back to the place she has considered “home base” for the past two decades.

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Evalyn Parks, Salida School District transportation director, is running for a seat on the Poncha Springs Board of Trustees in the April 5 election.

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Adrian Quintana is running to retain his seat on the Poncha Springs Board of Trustees, a seat he has held for eight years.

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Poncha Springs Trustee Darryl Wilson said, “I’d like to see Poncha Springs keep going in the same direction.” He is running for his third consecutive and fourth total term on the Board of Trustees.

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Dr. Alison Brown and Brandon Becker are running for Chaffee County commissioner in District 3, which encompasses a large part of Salida. 

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Richard “Rick” Roberts recently declared his candidacy for the office of Chaffee County assessor in the November election. 

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Local election results from the Nov. 2 election were formally certified following the Nov. 19 meeting of the Chaffee County Canvass Boards, a county press release stated.

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Election night numbers Nov. 2 showed that Jennifer Adamson, Salida school board write-in candidate for District 3, received 487 votes and Mandy Paschall received 3,132 votes.

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Chaffee County Clerk Lori Mitchell reported unofficial election results at 10:30 p.m. Tuesday, including Buena Vista school board winners and the news that all three state ballot measures failed. 

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Only one seat on Salida R-32-J Board of Education will be filled by a newcomer as incumbents in Districts 2 and 4 retained their seats and candidates for the District 1 and at-large seats were unchallenged.

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Chaffee County Clerk and Recorder Lori Mitchell reported a total of 6,056 mail ballots have been received by the county election office as of Monday evening.

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Incumbent Jeanie Peters is running unopposed for the at-large seat on the Salida Board of Education. 

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Carrie Coscarella-Mattix, running unopposed for the District 1 seat on the Salida Board of Education, was appointed to that seat two years ago.

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Abby Jefferson is a candidate for the Salida Board of Education in District 2. 

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Mandy Paschall is seeking election to the Salida Board of Education for District 3.

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Salida Board of Education president Joe Smith is seeking re-election representing District 4. He has served on the board since 2017.

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The League of Women Voters of Chaffee County will offer a nonpartisan election resource, VOTE411.org, for the November election.

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The League of Women Voters of Chaffee County announced it will distribute its 2021 Pro & Con Ballot Issues pamphlets in early October to local libraries, public offices and numerous businesses.

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The League of Women Voters of Chaffee County will host a virtual “Community Conversation” with Salida City Council and school board candidates at 6 p.m. Wednesday.

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Since the 2020 election, Chaffee County has received two requests to review its election video files, but has not yet been able to provide those files. After a broken machine prevented viewing of the files, the county has been unable to release any of the video recordings, which the Colorado…

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Under new preliminary Colorado legislative maps presented to the Colorado Independent Legislative Redistricting Commission Tuesday, Chaffee County would be shifted into revamped districts for both state and federal representation.

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Chaffee County Clerk and Recorder Lori Mitchell announced in a press release Wednesday that in addition to an inoperable digital video recorder, or DVR the device may have ceased capturing files for a portion of the scheduled surveillance period during the 2020 election.

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The Office of the Secretary of State of Colorado released official election totals Monday for the 2020 General Election.

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Governor Jared Polis released a statement on the results of the 2020 presidential election recently, congratulating President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris.  

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11th Judicial District District Attorney: Stanley wins

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Republican incumbent Rep. Doug Lamborn won the Fifth Congressional District race Tuesday with 205,042 votes. 

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Chaffee County Democrat Keith Baker won the election for county commissioner Tuesday garnering 7,820 votes or 57.94 percent. 

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The 2020 General Election saw a high voter turn out in Chaffee County with 90.8 percent of active voters turning in a ballot.

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Election judge Jim LiVecchi waits to assist people casting ballots Tuesday morning outside of the Chaffee County Courthouse. Livecchi said the flow of voters had been “consistent” and that they had been “busy all day” at the polls. 

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