Aspen clerk to certify election results Friday |

Aspen clerk to certify election results Friday

Staff report

The Aspen City Clerk’s Office said Wednesday it will certify the results of the municipal election at 9 a.m. Friday.

Ballots for the June 6 City Council runoff, which has Torre against Ward Hauenstein, will be mailed to registered Aspen voters as early as May 18 and no later than May 22, the Clerk’s Office said.

Early voting will be held from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, from May 22 through June 5, at the Clerk’s Office, which is located on the second floor of City Hall, 130 S. Galena St. Voting also will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 3.

Voters also can get an absentee or special absentee ballot by completing the form on the city’s website,, and returning it to the Clerk’s Office. Forms are due before June 2 in order for a ballot to be sent to a voter, according to the Clerk’s Office.

In Tuesday’s election for two open seats on City Council, incumbent Ann Mullins was re-elected with 1,108 votes, based on unofficial results from the Clerk’s Office.

Torre’s 972 votes and Hauenstein’s 894 votes placed them No. 2 and No. 3, respectively, among the six-person field and put them in the runoff.

Skippy Mesirow picked up 792 votes, incumbent Art Daily drew 635 votes, and Sue Tatem finished with 71 votes.

In the mayor’s race, incumbent Steve Skadron was re-elected with 1,875 of the votes cast. Challenger Lee Mulcahy picked up 378 votes.

For more information, call the Clerk’s Office at 970-429-2687.