November 2, 2010
Tom Mathers, middle, gets a hug and smiles from supporters Tuesday night after learning that he had defeated write-in opponent Kerry Moe in the general election for his seat on Moffat County Commission, District 3, at the Moffat County Courthouse. Mathers won 3,271 votes while Moe totaled 638. Fellow incumbent Audrey Danner defeated write-in candidate Tami Barnes with 3,645 votes to Barnes’ 129 votes in the Commission’s District 2 race.
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Incumbent commissioner ‘relieved’ by voters’ decision
Moffat County Commissioner Tom Mathers said he knew exactly why county voters chose him to serve another four years in the District 3 seat during Tuesday’s general election. “It was my honesty,” he said. Mathers, 61, the incumbent District 3 commissioner, defeated write-in candidate Kerry Moe by 2,633 votes. He received 3,271 votes, or about 84 percent, to Moe’s 638 votes, or about 16 percent.