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BLOG: Denver municipal election results

Posted: 7:44 PM, May 07, 2019
Updated: 2019-05-08 00:42:54-04
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DENVER — The polls are closed, and the results of Denver’s municipal election are coming in.

Complete Election Results

Here is data from the early returns as of 10 p.m.

Mayor/Initiatives

  • Mayor Michael Hancock is struggling to get above the 50% threshold to avoid a runoff. While leading in the early returns by 40%, Jamie Giellis is coming up close with 27% of the vote. More on the mayor's race and likely runoff here.
  • Initiative 300, or the "Right to Survive" ordinance, appears to be losing by a large margin. Early results show 83% of voters are rejecting the ordinance.
  • Initiative 301, an ordinance that would decriminalize psilocybin — the psychoactive substance in "magic mushrooms” — is struggling, too. The "no" vote is leading with 53% of the vote.

City Council

  • Deborah "Debbie" Ortega leads in the councilmembers at large race with 36% of the vote.
  • Amanda Sandoval leads the District 1 race with 32% of the vote.
  • Kevin Flynn, the unchallenged candidate for District 2, has 100% of the vote.
  • Veronica Barela has a narrow lead (39%) over Jamie Torres (38%) in the District 3 race. '
  • Kendra Black has 78% of the vote in District 4.
  • Amanda Sawyer leads (41%) over Mary Beth Susman (37%) in the District 5 race.
  • Paul Kashmann, unchallenged District 6 candidate, has 100% of the vote.
  • Jolon Clark, unchallenged District 7 candidate, has 100% of the vote.
  • Chris Herndon leads (51%) over Blair Taylor (22%) in the District 8 race.
  • Albus Brooks leads (48%) over Candi CdeBaca (38%) in the District 9 race.
  • Wayne New leads (46%) over Chris Hinds (26%) in District 10.
  • Stacie Gilmore leads (74%) over Christine M. Alonzo (25%) in District 11.

Here is data from the early returns as of 8:30 p.m.

Mayor/Initiatives

  • Mayor Michael Hancock is struggling to get above the 50% threshold to avoid a runoff. While leading in the early returns by 39%, Jamie Giellis is coming up close with 26% of the vote.
  • Initiative 300, or the "Right to Survive" ordinance, appears to be losing by a large margin. Early results show 84.4% of voters are rejecting the ordinance.
  • Initiative 301, an ordinance that would decriminalize psilocybin — the psychoactive substance in "magic mushrooms” — is struggling, too. The "no" vote is leading with 54% of the vote.

City Council

  • Deborah "Debbie" Ortega leads in the councilmembers at large race with 35% of the vote.
  • Amanda Sandoval leads the District 1 race with 31% of the vote.
  • Kevin Flynn, the unchallenged candidate for District 2, has 100% of the vote.
  • Veronica Barela has a narrow lead (38%) over Jamie Torres (37%) in the District 3 race.
  • Kendra Black has 78% of the vote in District 4.
  • Amanda Sawyer leads (41%) over Mary Beth Susman (36%) in the District 5 race.
  • Paul Kashmann, unchallenged District 6 candidate, has 100% of the vote.
  • Jolon Clark, unchallenged District 7 candidate, has 100% of the vote.
  • Chris Herndon leads (51%) over Blair Taylor (22%) in the District 8 race.
  • Albus Brooks leads (48%) over Candi CdeBaca (38%) in the District 9 race.
  • Wayne New leads (46%) over Chris Hinds (26%) in District 10.
  • Stacie Gilmore leads (74%) over Christine M. Alonzo (25%) in District 11.