Live updates: Routt County 2022 midterm election |

Live updates: Routt County 2022 midterm election

Routt County clerk Jenny Thomas helps election judge Valerie Beers with a machine that opens ballots so that they can be verified, Tuesday Nov. 8, 2022 at the historic Routt County Courthouse in downtown Steamboat Springs.
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Editor’s note: This story will be updated as we receive results and more information regarding the election.

Find up-to-date results on all races and issues at

11:04 p.m. Savannah Wolfson concedes to Meghan Lukens in House District 26 race.

10:18 p.m. While candidate Meghan Lukens still believes the race is too close to call, she holds a sizeable lead over Savannah Wolfson in the House District 26 race, 54.5% to 45.5% district-wide.

10:13 p.m. Dylan Roberts won the State Senate District 8 seat over Matt Solomon, 56.9% to 43.1%.

10:10 p.m. Sonja Macys has defeated Kathi Meyer in the race for the Routt County Commissioner District 3 race.

9:55 p.m. Yes on the Steamboat Springs short-term rental tax, or 2A, is leading 62.72% to 37.28%.

Both Routt County Referendum 1A, PDR, and the South Routt Library District ballot issue will pass with more than 80% support.

9:45 p.m. — Democrat Joe Neguse wins over Marshall Dawson and will represent District 2, which now includes Routt County.

9:42 p.m. Doug Scherar will be Routt County’s next sheriff, defeating incumbent Garrett Wiggins 7,457 votes to 4,714 with the latest reported votes.

9:15 p.m. The next round of results from Routt County are in. Updates coming soon.

8:10 p.m. The Associated Press and Fox News have declared Jared Polis the victor in the Colorado Governor’s race.

8:02 p.m. — Statewide, Joe Neguse is up (101,311) over Marshall Dawson (34,987) in the 2nd Congressional District race.

7:51 p.m. — With 11,497 votes cast in the race, Democrat Doug Scherar (61.4%) leads incumbent Garrett Wiggins (38.5%) in the Routt County Sheriff’s race.

7:50 p.m. — With 11,623 votes cast in the race, Sonja Macys (58.4%) has a commanding lead over Kathi Meyer (41.6%) in the Routt County commissioner’s race.

7:48 p.m. With 11,970 total ballots counted, the first wave of results are in.

Yes on measure 2A, or the short-term rental tax, is leading 63.08% to 36.92%.

Yes on Routt County Referendum 1A, or the PDR tax, is leading 85.21% to 14.79%.

Yes on 6A, or the South Routt Library District Ballot Issue, is leading 80.17% to 19.83%

7:17 p.m. — With votes coming from five counties in the State Senate District 8 race, Dylan Roberts is leading Matt Solomon 12,212 to 10,418.

7:15 p.m. — In the House District 26 race, Savannah Wolfson is leading Meghan Lukens 1,815 votes to 361 in Rio Blanco County. Those are the only votes reported in the district.

7:00 p.m. Polls have closed in Routt County and the first wave of results should be coming in shortly.

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