Castle Pines mayor keeps slight lead
In the Castle Pines mayoral race, incumbent Jeffrey Huff appeared to be on his way to re-election, capturing nearly 51 percent of the vote in his race against Dana Hall, according to the final update of results by Douglas County the afternoon of Nov. 6.
The final unofficial results show a gap of 56 votes between Huff, with 2,059 votes (50.7 percent), and Hall, who received 2,003 votes (49.3 percent).
Jack Arrowsmith, Douglas County’s clerk and recorder, said those numbers won’t change until the Nov. 21 Board of Canvass report, at which time he estimated there might a handful of additional votes.
In the Ward 2 council race, Resa Labossiere got 86 percent of the vote to defeat Michael Graczyk by a vote of 973-155.
In Ward 3, the other contested race, Roger Addlesperger got 58 percent of the vote, besting Councilmember Jaime Edwards by a vote of 691 votes to 498.
Rex Lucas, who ran unopposed in Ward 1 for the seat of Kathy DesRosiers, who decided not to run again, got 45 votes.
For the city’s two ballot questions, both were close, one down, one up.
On the question of whether to make the elected treasurer position an appointed job, 57.5 percent didn’t want the change, by a vote of 2,262 to 1,672.
Gregg Fisher, a computer science and network design company owner, was the sole treasurer candidate and received 3,075 votes.
The question on whether to make the elected position of city clerk an appointed one appears to have the OK from voters with 50.5 percent wanting the change, by a vote of 1,987 to 1,947.