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Denver Mayor-Elect Mike Johnston outlines priorities from homelessness to public safety

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Mike Johnston surrounded by well-wishers and media as he declares victory in the Denver mayoral runoff election June 6, 2023.

What does Denver mayor-elect Mike Johnston want to do as soon as he is sworn in on July 17?

Fresh off his victory in Denver’s mayoral runoff, Johnston laid out his priorities in an interview on Colorado Matters. They include erecting tiny homes throughout the city as an alternative to homeless encampments and ensuring people have access to wraparound services.