Vail Valley: Green loans leading in early returns
VAIL VALLEY, Colorado –Based on early returns, there’s a winner in the only contested race for the Eagle County School Board, and a proposal to start a loan program for energy efficient home improvements looks like it’s headed for approval.
With 86 percent of the votes counted, Ross Morgan has defeated Modesto Sanchez in the race for the Eagle County School Board. Just before 8 p.m. Morgan had about 2,200 votes to Sanchez’s 1,110. Eagle County Clerk and Recorder Teak Simonton said there were only about 800 votes left to count.
Eagle County ballot question 1A was leading just before 8 p.m., with 2,915 “yes” votes (53 percent) to 2,594 “no” votes (43 percent).
Simonton said she expected all the votes to be counted by about 9 p.m.