St. Charles Mesa Water District/Penrose Water District/Pagosa Area Water and Sanitation District board elections recap

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From The Pueblo Chieftain (Peter Roper):

Two incumbents, John Dorsch and William Coughlin, were re-elected to the St. Charles Mesa Water District board in balloting Tuesday. Newcomer Bob Pritikel was also elected. All will serve four-year terms. According to the informal tally provided by the Pueblo County Clerk and Recorder’s Office, Dorsch received 63 votes; Pritikel 54 votes; Coughlin 43 votes; and Larry Giltner 35 votes. The top three vote-getters won seats on the board.

From The Pueblo Chieftain (Tracy Harmon):

The top three vote-getters [Penrose Water District] were Gail Wacholtz with 355 votes, Lance Tyler with 348 votes and Larvetta Carlos with 320 votes. Candidates who did not make the board were incumbent Roland Smith with 151 votes and Les Wilson with 144 votes.

From the Pagosa Sun:

Roy Vega and Allan Bunch were elected to the board with 628 and 558 votes, respectively. Sue Walan pulled in 199 votes, Ray Finney won 177 votes, and Ron Decker tallied 92.

More coverage from the Pagosa Daily Post (Bill Hudson):

Pagosa Area Water and Sanitation District board candidates Roy Vega and Allan Bunch sat at a large table at Pagosa Pub Works, with their campaign manager Lee Vorhies and four of their loyal supporters — Allan’s wife Marilyn Bunch; Steve Van Horn, the owner of Great Divide Title; Glenn Walsh, the editor of the Pagosa Post magazine; and myself. Roy and Allan were quietly celebrating. Marilyn had arrived a few minutes ago from the EMS offices next door, where she’d been serving as a “poll watcher” — and she’d brought us the unofficial results of the PAWSD election. Approximately 764 voters had cast their ballots in the Tuesday election — about twice the number that have typically showed up to vote in PAWSD elections in the past, I was told — and Roy had pulled in 628 votes, Allan 558.

More Arkansas Basin coverage here. More San Juan Basin coverage here.

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