Democrat commissioner candidates maintain lead |

Democrat commissioner candidates maintain lead

Phillip Yates
Glenwood Springs, CO Colorado

GLENWOOD SPRINGS ” Early balloting results in Garfield County show that the two Democratic county commissioner candidates ahead.

The Garfield County Clerk and Recorder numbers show that Steve Carter, a Rifle attorney and retired county judge, is leading Mike Samson, Rifle High School’s dean of students. Carter has 7,595 votes, while Samson has 7,241.

In the other race, Stephen Bershenyi, a Glenwood Springs blacksmith/artist, is leading three-term county commissioner Republican incumbent John Martin. Bershenyi has 7,736 votes, compared to Martin’s 7,150 votes.

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