Moffat County Elections reported preliminary election results for the June 28, 2022 primary election. Final unofficial results were reported on Tuesday evening at 8:16 p.m.
Approximately 97% of the votes were tallied on Tuesday night. Moffat County Election Coordinator Debbie Belleville, estimated there were 90 ballots remaining to be counted. Remaining ballots include military ballots, which are due back to elections by July 8.
Seven local candidates ran unopposed for county-level nominations and will be on the midterm ballot in the November election:
- County Commissioner – District 3 – RepublicanDonald Broom ran unopposed with 2,243 votes
- County Treasurer – Republican Robert Razzano ran unopposed with 2,299 votes
- County Assessor – Republican Larona McPherson ran unopposed with 2,227 votes
- County Clerk and Recorder – Republican Stacy Morgan ran unopposed with 2,238 votes
- County Sheriff – Republican KC Hume ran unopposed with 2,189 votes
- County Coroner – Republican Jesse Arthurs ran unopposed with 2,224 votes
- County Surveyor – Republican Wilbert Alan Baker ran unopposed with 2,080 votes
Savannah Wolfson, 32, from Oak Creek won the Republican nomination for Colorado House Representative for District 26 with 1,820 votes in Moffat County. House rep opponent Glenn Lowe, a Colorado native from Eagle, came in with only 622 votes in Moffat County.
Lowe won his home Eagle County by 20 points, 1,746 to 1,124.
Wolfson will run against Democrat Meghan Lukens for the District 26 House seat in the November election. Lukens ran unopposed for the Democratic nomination and received 301 votes in Moffat County, and 6,092 votes across the district.
For Colorado State Senate, District 8, both Democrat candidate Dylan Roberts and Republican candidate Matt Solomon ran unopposed for their respective parties in the primaries and will advance to the November ballot.
The State Board of Education nominations went to Democrat Kathy Plomber and Republican Dan Maloit, who will both advance to the November ballot to run for an at-large seat.
Republican John Kellner won the Republican nomination for Colorado Attorney General and will run against the incumbent, Phil Weiser in November.
Former Navy guard and fighter pilot Lang Sias, won the Republican nomination for State Treasurer and will run against incumbent Dave Young in the November election.
Three Republicans were in the running for the Colorado Secretary of State nomination to run against incumbent Jena Griswold. Former clerk and recorder for Jefferson County, Pam Anderson won the GOP nomination against Mesa County’s indicted clerk and recorder Tina Peters and political newcomer Mike O’Donnell.
Republicans, Greg Lopez and Heidi Ganahl were on the primary ballot for the Republican nomination for Colorado Governor. Greg Lopez won in Moffat County with 1,474 votes to Ganahl’s 1,092 votes. But Ganahl won overall in the state and will advance to the November ballot against incumbent Democratic Governor Jared Polis, who ran unopposed in the primary.
There were three Democratic candidates on the primary ballot for the nomination to run against Lauren Boebert for the District 3 Congress seat in November.
Adam Frisch won Moffat County with 156 votes and will advance to the November ballot after securing 43.4% of district votes. Soledad Sandoval Tafoya was trailing with 105 Moffat County votes and 40.9% of district votes. Alex Walker received 70 Moffat County votes and 15.7% of the district votes.
District 3 GOP challenger Don Coram took 399 votes in Moffat County, and 34.5% of the votes in the district. Boebert received 2,302 votes in Moffat County and 65.5% of the district votes.
Two Republican candidates were in the running for the nomination to run against incumbent Democratic Sen. Michael Bennet. In Moffat County, Ron Hanks won 1,601 votes, and Joe O’Dea won 940 votes. O’Dea will advance to the November election against Sen. Bennet after securing 54.5% of votes across the state.