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New Aspen City Council members are sworn in
New Aspen City Council members are sworn in

June 10, 2019

Within seconds of taking the Aspen mayor’s seat after a brief swearing-in ceremony Monday evening, Torre asked everyone in council chambers to share in taking a collective deep breath. “Now, let’s go,” he said to...



Torre is Aspen’s newest mayor
Torre is Aspen’s newest mayor

April 2, 2019

Longtime resident Torre will be the new mayor of Aspen after winning the runoff election Tuesday night against his opponent, Ann Mullins, by 343 votes. It was a 56 to 44 percent margin, with voter...



Aspen mayoral candidates enter final day of campaign
Aspen mayoral candidates enter final day of campaign

April 1, 2019

The two candidates running for Aspen’s mayoral seat are in full stumping mode as the runoff election will be decided Tuesday night. Candidates Torre and Ann Mullins have been trying to differentiate themselves ever since...












Aspen mayor: Torre, Ann Mullins will be in April runoff
Aspen mayor: Torre, Ann Mullins will be in April runoff

March 6, 2019

Aspen mayoral candidates Torre and Ann Mullins are going into a runoff election after failing to get a majority vote on Tuesday in the municipal election. They won out over candidates Adam Frisch and Cale...


Aspen voter turnout crushes previous recent record
Aspen voter turnout crushes previous recent record

March 6, 2019

Nearly 60 percent of Aspen’s active, registered voters cast ballots in Tuesday’s municipal election, according to the city’s deputy clerk. That number, more than 3,200 votes, demolished the previous highest voter total recorded in the...




City of Aspen officials suggest walking in ballots

February 27, 2019

With less than a week to go before ballots are counted in the March 5 election, city of Aspen officials said people’s votes may not count if they are using snail mail from this point...