Republicans edge out Democrats in Grand County |

Republicans edge out Democrats in Grand County

Republicans have taken a lead in Grand County’s early voting results with U.S. State Senate candidate Ken Buck and U.S. Congress candidate Stephen Bailey edging out their opponents.

Grand County citizens have, however, shown a clear preference for Democratic gubernatorial candidate John Hickenlooper over opponents Dan Maes and Tom Tancredo in early results.

Amendments 60 and 61 and Prop 101 are also on the road to defeat in Grand County.

Some 3,719 of Grand County’s absentee and early votes had been counted as of 7:30 p.m., Nov. 2.

Partial Grand County Election Results as of 7:30 p.m.

U.S. Senate

Ken Buck (REP) 1,774

Michael Bennett (DEM) 1,501

U.S. Congress

Stephen Bailey (REP) 1,918

Jared Polis (DEM) 1,388


John Hickenlooper (DEM) 1,714

Dan Maes (REP) 424

Tom Tancredo (ACP) 1,358

State Senate District 16

Tim Leonard (REP) 2,094

Jeanne Nicholson (DEM) 1,309

State Representative District 57

Steve Ivancie (DEM) 1,113

Randy Baumgardner (REP) 2,202

Grand County Commissioner District 3

Gary Bumgarner (REP) 2,148

Bob McVay (DEM) 1,268

Grand County Sheriff

Rod Johnson (REP) 2,495

Sheila Kesler (UNA) 756

Amendment 60

YES 919

NO 2,568

Amendment 61

YES 955

NO 2,549

Proposition 101

YES 1,216

NO 2,287

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