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00000176-6d2a-dc2f-ad76-6d2a4f380000Real Time Election Results HERE. Join Aspen Public Radio for our special election series, October 15th- 19th at 6pm. The news team walks through the local initiatives, amendments and tax questions that will appear on ballots throughout the valley. You will also hear from candidates for county and statehouse offices. Below you can study up on the state and local issues that will be decided on November 7th, 2018

2018 Election Results

Real Time Election Results HERE.

Update: 10:22 p.m.

Wyatt Orme brings updates from the Garfield County Courthouse in Glenwood Springs, where there are still 5,000 ballots left to count. Elizabeth Stewart-Severy analyzes state ballot questions.

Update: 9:35 p.m. Preliminary results for the Colorado State House District 26 race point to Dylan Roberts being re-elected. That district includes Eagle and Routt counties. Roberts, the incumbent Democrat, received 60% of the vote, with Republican challenger Nicki Mills receiving 36%, and unaffiliated candidate Luke Bray receiving 2%. 

Reporter Christin Kay speaks with Dylan Roberts about retaining his seat as Colorado State House Representative from District 26


Update: 9:22 p.m. Alycin Bektesh spoke to Zoe Rom about preliminary results from Pitkin County.

Alycin Bektesh spoke to Zoe Rom about preliminary results from Pitkin County

Update: 8:55 p.m. Reporter Wyatt Orme is at the Garfield County Republicans' watch party at the Hotel Colorado in Glenwood Springs with Bob Rankin, who represents Colorado District 57.

Reporter Wyatt Orme is at the Garfield County Republicans' watch party at the Hotel Colorado in Glenwood Springs with State Rep. Bob Rankin.

Update: 8:43 p.m. : Eagle County is reporting preliminary results in its county commissioner race. Democratic incumbent Jeanne McQueeney has received 62 percent of the vote, with Republican challenger Jacqueline Cartier receiving 37 percent.

Reporter Christin Kay speaking with Jeanne Mcqueeney

Reporter Christin Kay spoke with McQueeney earlier this hour about representing Roaring Fork Valley residents and her approach to the divisive issue of development in Eagle County.

Update: 8:15 p.m.

Zoe Rom caught up with local Democrats at a watch party at the Hickory House. She spoke with newly reelected Pitkin County Commissioner Patti Clapper about what she hopes to do in her fifth term in office.  

Zoe Rom speaking with Patti Clapper

Update: 8:02 p.m.

Preliminary Pitkin County results are in and we check in with the Garfield County Democrats. 

Reporter Wyatt Orme was just with the Garfield County Democrats at their watch party in Glenwood Springs. He had a conversation with the chair, Gretchen Brogdon. Elizabeth Stewart-Severy brings Pitkin County early results.

Update: 7:41 p.m.

Polls closed at 7 p.m. and counties are reporting preliminary results.

Reporters Elizabeth Stewart Severy and Christin Kay

Update: 7:21 p.m. 

Eagle county is reporting preliminary results that current commissioner Jeanne McQueeney retains her seat, winning 62 percent of the vote.

Zoe Rom is at Home Team BBQ with Bob Jenkins the Pitkin County Republican chairman.


Update: 6:55 p.m. 

Reporter Wyatt Orme is at the Garfield County Courthouse, in Glenwood Springs, where he’s been talking with voters and checking in with election officials about the ballots that have already come in.

Wyatt Orme from the Garfield County Courthouse.

Update: 6:42 p.m. 

Reporter Christin Kay visited Pitkin County’s polling station at Grace Church in Emma earlier Tuesday afternoon.

Reporter Christin Kay talks to voters about what matters to them this election

She spoke with Alycin Bektesh about what issues voters said were at the forefront of their minds this midterm election, everything from the valley’s fire districts, Proposition 112 and the Trump administration.

6:22 p.m.

Aspen Public Radio has live national and local results all night. Elizabeth Stewart-Severy is at the Pitkin County elections office as we head into the last hour before polls close and she spoke with Janice Vos Caudill, Pitkin County Clerk and Recorder about the large turnout.

Reporter Elizabeth Stewart-Severy speaks with Pitkin County Clerk and Recorder Janice Vos Caudill about incoming election ballots.

4:00 p.m. 

Aspen Public Radio news director Alycin Bektesh speaks with Ken Rudin, of Ken Rudin’s Political Junkie about what he has his eye on Tuesday night, and how Colorado fits in with the national conversation.

Alycin Bektesh speaks with Ken Rudin about what to watch for in the 2018 midterms.