Grand voters favor term limits for county offices except coroner |

Grand voters favor term limits for county offices except coroner

Sky-Hi News staff report

Editor’s note: This report has been updated with the most recent voting totals.

Grand County voters are in favor of installing new term limits on most elected county offices.

Coming into Tuesday’s election, Grand County commissioners had decided to put the issue to voters with six individual ballot questions concerning term limits for the Grand County clerk and recorder, sheriff, assessor, coroner, treasurer and surveyor.

With over 6,000 votes counted, Grand is favoring term limits for the county clerk and recorder (62.6%), treasurer (65.6%), assessor (67%), sheriff (61.7%) and surveyor (59.5%). The only question about term limits that’s failing — limits for the county coroner — received 47.5% support from voters as compared to 52.5% opposed.

If passed, each question would limit the officeholder to three four-year terms beginning on or after Jan. 1. The new term limits cannot go into effect retroactively. Currently, only county commissioners are limited to three four-year terms.


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