Laramie County Election Results [Updated]
11:25 p.m. Updated with final numbers
Laramie County Clerk Debbye Lathrop says voter turnout for the primary was over 63 percent. Normally voter turnout for a primary in Laramie County is about 46 percent. Lathrop says she believes the number of propositions on the ballot probably brought out more voters.
Two of the stand alone propositions on the 2012 Primary Election ballot failed and two passed. Proposition one the Rec center, failed by a 56 to 44 vote. Proposition 3, the Archer Complex failed by a 60 to 40 margin.
Voters said yes to the proposed Public Safety building by a 67 to 33 margin and also said yes to the Botanic Gardens by a 56 to 44 margin. All of the other propositions on the ballot passed as well.
In the county commissioners race for the two year seat M. Lee Hassenhour was the top vote getter on the Republican side with 22 percent of the vote. he will face off in the general election against Democrat Marguerite Herman who won her primary with almost 59 percent of the vote. There are two four year seats on the commission up for grabs. The top two republicans were Amber Ash and Keith Holmes. They will face off against the top two Democrats Jim Applegate and C Kim Cox. Click here for more results.
With almost 50 percent of the precincts reporting we have the following results:
Proposition 1 Rec Center)
Proposition 2 (Public Safety Building)
YES – 65.36%
Proposition 3 (Archer)
Proposition (Botanic Gardens)