Election night winners: Edmunds, Kirklen, Cunningham, Ure, Robinson, Martin, Jones
November 3, 2010
10:07 p.m.: Summit County voters have returned Dave Edmunds to the sheriff’s post. They have also re-elected incumbents Chris Robinson and Dave Ure to the county council and Kent Jones to the clerk’s post. Other winners are Corrie Kirklen for treasurer, Charles Cunningham for a seat on the Park City Board of Education and Steve Martin for Assessor. Voters also OKed an extension of the Recreation Arts and Parks sales tax and a $20 million open space bond in Snyderville.
9:51 p.m.: A majority of the ballots in Summit County have now been counted. With 43 0f 49 pcts. in, Edmunds leads Shane, 58 to 41 percent. Glasheen leads Kirklen by a slim 50 to 49 percent. The county-wide proposition to extend the RAP tax is leaning toward approval: 65 percent FOR and 34 percent OPPOSED.
9:33 p.m.: With 4,556 votes counted in Summit Conty, incumbent county councilman Chris Robinson, a Democrat, is leading Constitution Party candidate Gary Shumway. Robinson has 2,690 votes (59 percent) to Shumway’s 1,847 votes (41 percent).
9:26 p.m.: With 11 of 49 pcts reporting in the race for Summit County Treasurer, Republican Henry Glasheen is leading Democrat Corrie Kirklen. Glasheen has 52 percent of votes cast so far.
9:17 p.m. With 11 of 49 precincts reporting in the sheriff’s race, Republican incumbent Dave Edmunds is leading Democratic challenger Dax Shane. The cumulative tally so far is Edmunds: 3,051 votes to Shane: 2,024 votes.
8:50 p.m. The first ballot boxes have arrived to be counted. They contain the votes from Coalville North and South, Upton and Spring Hollow.
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8:26 p.m. The polls are closed and Summit County Clerk Kent Jones expects the first ballot boxes to arrive at about 9 p.m. The first precincts to report are usually Henefer and Coalville, he said. A uniformed sheriff’s deputy is on hand at the courthouse to help watch over the process.