Daniel defeats Oringdulph

Shannon Romero was the last voter to put his ballot into the drop box at the Clerk and Recorder’s Office on Tuesday night.

Courier Managing Editor

ALAMOSA — Kristina Daniel defeated Robert Oringdulph 1,157 votes to 691 unofficially for the City of Alamosa Councilor At-Large seat as of 7:42 p.m., according to the Alamosa County Election Results website.

All results are unofficial as of Tuesday night’s deadline.

“I believe what I bring to the community is a sense of equity,” said Daniel during a one-and-a-half hour forum on Oct. 8. “I’m really talking about how we come together to solve community issues. ...”

Oringdulph, who has lived in the San Luis Valley for all of his life except  for six years, said during the forum: “I think I bring to council a myriad of experience in business and marketing and in the different things that I have had the opportunity to do.”

The Alamosa voters voted for taxes to be increased  by 1,700,000 in the first fiscal year to be used solely to fund street maintenance by a margin of 1,134 votes to 853.

The City of Alamosa Ordinance Article VI, Chapter 4, growing marijuana for personal use, is hereby amended to ban all outdoor  growing of personal marijuana both for recreation and medical within the City of Alamosa won the favor of the voters by a 1,047-935 margin.

City of Alamosa Councilor-Ward 1, went unopposed to Elizabeth (Liz) Hensley, as well as City of Alamosa Councilor-Ward 3, Charles Griego, who got the nod unopposed.

Unofficial results courtesy of Alamosa County Election website.

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