This story was updated at 10:30 a.m. Nov. 8.
As of 10 a.m. Nov. 8, Snell had 1,519 votes, and Larson had 1,111 votes.
Snell had lived in Wheat Ridge for a decade. She echoes the community’s calls for better sidewalks and access to affordable housing.
“I’m excited,” Snell said. “I’m honored. And I love our community so much. I’m ready to ready to serve everyone.”
A former journalist, Larson has his eyes on crime, housing and also infrastructure improvements. Larson said he walked 99% of District 4 and talked to the people he will be serving.
“I look forward to representing the people that live in District 4,” Larson said. “All of them are good citizens, many of whom I have met. I really do think this is the best district.”
In the uncontested races, District 3’s Korey Stites has 1,967 votes and District 2’s Rachel Hultin has 1,447 votes.
Both Stites and Hultin touted the Wheat Ridge City Council’s current efforts to improve the city. Each stated in their own way, during the Wheat Ridge Candidate Forum, that the solutions that the city needs are already in the works.
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Additionally, in the uncontested races Wheat Ridge City Clerk, James “Steve” Kirkpatrick has 7,586 votes and for Wheat Ridge City Treasurer, Chris Miller has 7,709 votes.
The winning candidates will be sworn in on Monday, Nov. 13 before the City Council meeting.
Community elections are dynamic, so this story may be updated as new information becomes available.
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