Final Carbondale election results | PostIndependent.com

Final Carbondale election results

Carbondale voters re-elected Trustee Russ Criswell and elected Alice Hubbard Laird, Ed Cortez, Stacy Patch Bernot and John Foulkrod to the Board of Trustees in the election Tuesday.

Voters also approved two ballot questions that will secure funding for recreation projects in the community. The first question makes permanent the town’s 0.5 percent sales tax for recreation, and the second question authorizes the town to issue up to $2.6 million in bonds to fund recreation projects and open space purchases.

The five trustee candidates were elected from a field of 11, which included incumbent trustees Crisswell and Mark Whalen.

The top three vote-getters, Laird, Cortz and Criswell, won four-years seats and the other winners, Bernot and Foulkrod, were elected to two-year terms.

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Trustees elected:

Alice Hubbard Laird, 579

Ed Cortez, 503

Russ Criswell, 483

Stacy Patch Bernot, 424

John Foulkrod, 401

Other trustee candidates:

Frosty Merriott, 373

Mark Whalen, 354

Lorey Esquibel, 270

Barry Maggert, 200

Lynn Burton, 164

David Clifford, 73

Ballot Issue No. 1:

Yes, 658

No, 224

Ballot Issue No. 2:

Yes, 554

No, 320


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