Summit County Election Night Updates
Ryan Summerlin November 7, 2012
The final vote tallies for the Summit County races, minus the provisional ballots are in. The unofficial winners of the election are Roger Armstrong, Claudia McMullin and Kim Carson. Also, incumbent state Rep. Kraig Powell won his race against Democrat Chris Robinson.
Snyderville Basin voters also supported forming a cemetery district and Park City voters OKed a proposition to levy a one-half of one percent sales tax for capital improvements.
Here are tonight’s totals which will not become official until they are canvassed by the county council next week:
In the one contested Park City School Board race to represent District 3 Tania Knauer won with 948 votes to Kristen Brown’s 850.
There were three contested school board races in the South Summit School District. The final vote count was:
Democrat Chris Robinson earned more votes in Summit County in the race for House Seat 54 in the Utah Legislature, but did not accumulate enough votes district-wide to unseat incumbent Republican Kraig Powell. The final tally was Robinson – 6,070 vs. Kraig Powell – 8,765.
In Utah’s newly redrawn First Congressional District, Park City resident Donna McAleer, a Democrat was trailing in her race against five-term incumbent Rob Bishop. As of 11:30 p.m. on election night, with 80 percent of the precincts reporting, Bishop had earned 71 percent of the votes. McAleer, however, led in Summit County with 8,854 votes compared to Bishop’s 7,030. A full summary of Summit County’s results can be found at: http://www.summitcounty.org/clerk/downloads/archives/2012_enr_unofficial_summary.pdf