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2017 Colorado Springs election results

By: The Gazette
April 5, 2017 Updated: April 5, 2017 at 9:56 am
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Richard Skorman and Yolanda Avila celebrate winning races for City Council District 3 and District 4 respecively Tuesday, April 4, 2017. Photo by Mark Reis, The Gazette

Colorado Springs voters sent a surprise message during a big snowstorm Tuesday, electing a potential majority bloc of City Council members that could push a more liberal agenda, results showed.

UNOFFICIAL RESULTS - 9:45 a.m. update

174 of 174 Precincts Counted

Dist. 1 Council Member
Don Knight (Inc.) - 10,350 - 66.8%
Greg Basham - 5,143 - 33.2%

Dist. 2 Council Member
David Geislinger - 7,806 - 100%

Dist. 3 Council Member
Richard Skorman - 9,058 - 57.7%
Chuck Fowler - 6,621 - 42.2%

Dist. 4 Council Member
Yolanda Avila - 2,340 - 40.7%
Deborah Hendrix - 1,781 - 31%
Helen Collins (Inc.) - 1,618 - 28.1%

Dist. 5 Council Member
Jill Gaebler (Inc.) - 9,576 - 66.3%
Lynette Crow-Iverson - 4,860 - 33.6%

Dist. 6 Council Member
Andres G. Pico (Inc.) - 5,084 - 52.1%
Melanie Bernhardt - 1,810 - 18.5%
Janak Joshi - 1,593 - 16.3%
Robert M. Burns - 1,263 - 12.9%

Issue 1 Super majority vote needed to sell utilities
Yes - 65,812 - 80.8%
No - 15,618 - 19.1%

Issue 2 Keep some TABOR refund for stormwater projects
Yes - 54,184 - 65.5%
No - 28,430 - 34.4%

Issue 3 Keep authority to create high-speed internet service
Yes - 49,803 - 60.9%
No - 31,908 - 39%

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