District Attorney election results are now complete. Some jurisdictions will see the introduction of new administrations, while other offices will see the same or familiar faces from within assuming the helm.
The results of the contested elections are as follows:
5th JD (Summit, Eagle, Lake, Clear Creek)
Bruce Brown (D) of Idaho Springs, a long-time defense attorney, prevailed over Scott Turner (R), the 5th’s current Assistant District Attorney. Brown will replace term limited Mark Hurlbert.
9th JD (Garfield, Pitkin & Rio Blanco)
Glenwood Springs attorney Sherry Caloia (D) narrowly defeated incumbent Martin Beeson (R) by 57 votes.
12th JD (Alamosa, Saguache, Mineral, Rio Grande, Conejos & Costilla)
Incumbent David Mahonee (D) won a second term over Pete Comar (R).
16th JD (Otero, Crowley, and Bent)
Jim Bullock (R) defeated Daniel Hyatt (D).
18th JD (Arapahoe, Douglas, Elbert & Lincoln)
George Brauchler (R) won office, prevailing over Ethan Feldman (D).
In uncontested elections:
1st JD (Jefferson & Gilpin Counties)
Pete Weir, current Senior Chief District Attorney, won in an uncontested election and will replace term limited Scott Storey.
2nd JD (Denver)
Mitch Morrisey was elected to his 3rd term in office (Denver allows a DA to serve for up to three terms).
3rd JD (Las Animas & Huerfano)
Frank Ruybalid was reelected to a second term.
4th JD (El Paso & Teller)
Dan May was reelected to a second term.
6th JD (La Plata, Archuleta, & San Juan)
Todd Risberg was reelected to a second term.
7th JD (Montrose, Delta, San Miguel, Delta & Gunnison)
Dan Hotsenpillar was elected to his first term after having been appointed to the vacant seat in 2011.
8th JD (Jackson, Larimer)
Current Assistant District Attorney Cliff Reidel will replace outgoing DA Larry Abrahamson.
10th JD (Pueblo)
Jeff Chostner, former Pueblo County Commissioner and longtime United State Air Force JAG, won the unopposed seat after defeating incumbent Bill Thiebaut in the primary election.
11th JD (Fremont, Chaffee, Park & Custer)
Thom LeDoux was reelected to his second term after having prevailed in a primary challenge over the summer.
13th JD ( Morgan, Washington, Logan, Yuma, Phillips & Sedgwick)
Brittny Lewton, current Assistant District Attorney, was elected to her first term and will replace term limited Bob Watson.
14th JD (Grand, Routt & Moffat)
Brett Barkey won his first election after having been appointed earlier in the year to replace outgoing DA Elizabeth Oldham.
15th JD (Prowers, Baca, Kiowa & Cheyenne)
Jennifer Swanson was elected to a second term.
17th JD (Adams, Broomfield)
Dave Young, current Assistant District Attorney, was elected to his first term and will replace term limited Don Quick.
19th JD (Weld)
Ken Buck was reelected to a third term (Weld County allows a DA to serve up to three terms).
20th JD (Boulder)
Stan Garnett was elected to a second term.
21st JD (Mesa)
Pete Hautzinger was reelected to a third term (Mesa County allows a DA to serve up to three terms).
22nd JD (Dolores, Montezuma)
Will Furse was elected to his first term after defeating incumbent Russ Wasley in a primary contest earlier in the year.