Sublette County to go from 3 to 5 Commissioners
by Pinedale Online!
Original post August 16, 2011 | Updated August 17, 2011
During a special election held on Tuesday, August 16th, voters passed the ballot measure to up the number of county commissioners in Sublette County from 3 to 5. The measure passed with 562 votes in favor and 531 opposed.
Voters in Pinedale, Cora and Bondurant voted to support the measure. Voters in Boulder, Marbleton and Daniel voted against it. Overall, 28% of the registered voters went to the polls to cast their voice on the question.
The new commissioners will be voted on next November at the regular election. Voters will have a choice to install three new commissioners at that time: installing the two new ones, and the seat currently held by John Linn which will be up for reelection.
The Sublette County Canvassing Board will meet on Thursday, August 18, 2011, at 7:30 p.m. in the Commissioners Meeting Room of the Sublette County Courthouse. All election results are unofficial until the Canvassing Board has certified the election. The County Canvass Board will be Walt Bousman, representing the Republican Party, Ana Cuprill, representing the Democratic Party, and County Clerk Mary Lankford. This meeting is open to the public.
Unofficial election results (PDF)