Election Results, November 2015

The polls are closed and ballots are being counted across the state on a variety of issues.  These results are not final as ballots are still being counted.

Results as of 5:40 AM Wednesday.

Statewide, Proposition BB, which would allow the state to keep tax revenue from marijuana, is passing with 67% of the vote in favor.

In Colorado Springs, voters have approved Issue 2C with 65% in favor.  It will increase the sales tax by .62% to help pay for road repairs and is expected to raise about $50 million annually for five years.

Voters have also supported Issue 2D, a revenue retention measure required under TABOR laws, with 71% of the vote.  It will put more than $2.1 million into trail improvements, including Shooks Run Trail, Skyline Trail, and Pikes Peak Greenway.

In the Colorado Springs School District 11 race, Nora Brown, Elaine Naleski, Martin Herrera, and Theresa Null garnered the most votes, respectively.

The race for Manitou Spings mayor is a close one.  Nicole Nicoletta leads Coreen Toll by ten votes.  In the City Council At-Large race, Gary Smith has 25% of the vote, followed by Becky Elder and Jay Rohrer.

Manitou Springs residents are also voting overwhelmingly to allow the city to keep sales taxes from marijuana sales, with 84% in favor.  Voters there are also approving both property and sales tax extensions.

In Pueblo County, voters are saying no to Question 1A, which would have increased sales taxes to benefit the sheriff's department.  They have approved Question 1B that looks to create college scholarships with marijuana tax revenue.

Pueblo voters are approving Lori Winner to complete a council at-large term.  Chris Nicoll is winning with 73% of the vote for an at-large term.  In District 2, votes are in favor or Larry Atencio with 25% of the vote.  In District 4, Ray Aguilera has 66% of the vote.

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