Republicans hold on to GarCo commission |

Republicans hold on to GarCo commission

Pete Fowler
Kelley Cox Post Independent

GARFIELD COUNTY ” Republican Garfield County Commission candidates held on to the commission seats in close races, according to preliminary unofficial results.

Incumbent County Commissioner John Martin beat Democrat Stephen Bershenyi 11,030-10,680. Republican candidate Mike Samson beat Democratic candidate Steve Carter 11,143-10,485.

The preliminary unofficial results didn’t come in until around 3:30 a.m.

Garfield County voters split dead even on this year’s presidential race with 11,223 people voting for John McCain and the exact same number voting for President-elect Barack Obama.

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