Democrat Monica Duran won the primary contest for House District 24, winning 54.2 percent of the vote against Kris Teegardin as of 9:04 p.m. on Primary Election Night.
The other Democratic …
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Jefferson County's reputation as a bellwether held true on Primary Election Night, June 26. The county's voter's picked the same state governor candidates for the major parties, in nearly identical percentages: Jared Polis by 43.8 percent for the Democrats, and Walker Stapleton by 49.5 percent. Democrat Monica Duran won the primary contest for House District 24, winning 54.2 percent of the vote against Kris Teegardin as of 9:04 p.m. on Primary Election Night. The other Democratic primary contest for House District 28 saw Kerry Tipper take the nomination, with 66.25 percent of the vote over challenger Shakti, as of 9:06 p.m. with 8,862 votes counted.
In the countywide races, the Republican incumbent Ron Sandstrom, elected Jefferson County's Assessor in 2014, was beaten by primary challenger Brian Cassidy. The county Republican party disavowed Sandstrom back in 2014 when it came to light that he had owed the IRS thousands in back taxes.
Democrat Anette Cannon won her party's nomination to appear on the general election ballot in November, beating out her primary opponent Dana Hutcheson 58 percent to 42 percent.
The general election will be Tuesday, Nov. 6.
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