Flagstaff voters have approved Measures 405 and 406. The former opens the door for thinning of the forests around Flagstaff to reduce the likelihood of catastrophic wildfire and subsequent flooding. 406 will allow for bonding to build a facilities maintenance yard in West Flagstaff. The $43 million dollar project was defeated during the last November General Election.
In Northern Arizona’s newly formed District One, Ann Kirkpatrick woke up a winner this morning, after leaving Flagstaff’s Democratic Headquarters last night still trailing Jonathon Paton (R.)
Republican Paul Gosar, who has served District One the past two years before this year’s redistricting, ran and won the congressional race for District Four.
In the race for State Senate, longtime lawmaker Tom Chabin, a democrat, lost to Republican Chester Crandall in the state’s district six.
In the State House race, Republicans Brenda Barton and Bob Thorpe beat Democrats Doug Ballard and Angela LeFevre.
For the contested Coconino County Board of Supervisors races, Art Babbott easily won the District One seat and Matt Ryan will continue serving in District Three after earning 64% of the vote.