Polls in Garfield, Eagle and Pitkin counties closed about 30 minutes ago. Now it’s up to the clerks to tally up the votes, with final results expected between 10:30 and midnight.
Pitkin County Clerk Janice Vos Caudill reports that as of 6 p.m., just over 5,100 ballots were received, and 360 individualls voted in person at the Aspen Jewish Community Center, totaling 455 in-person voters.
As of close of business yesterday, Pitkin County received 4,234 mail ballots and 95 individuals voted early, in person at the Aspen Jewish Community Center.
Pitkin County has 12,196 active registered voters.
Based on the volume of mail ballot drop offs today, it will push back tallying in all counties.
The first update online from Pitkin County is expected in the next half hour. A second should round should be shortly after 9pm, and a final count at around 10:30pm. Go to pitkinvotes.com for more information.
In Eagle County, shortly after 7 p.m. election officials announced the following first round of results.
Voters so far are supporting the Roaring Fork School District bond proposal. Initial votes are 952 for and 538 against.
RE-1 School board contender Jennifer Rupert is leading incumbent Karl Hanlon, 819 to 273 votes.
Voters are also voting in favor of again, preliminary results, a Basalt and Rural Fire District. So far, yes 971 and no 500.
And in favor of passing issue 4C, for the Basalt Sanitation District — yes 272; no 30.
Eagle County expects more results around 9 p.m.