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Fort Collins: Municipal Election Results

Wade Troxell was re-elected mayor, winning a decisive 57 percent of the vote, defeating opponents Edie Hudetz and Kwon Atlas.  In District 1, Bob Overbeck won a second term, beating Nate Budd by 15 percentage points. In the closest race, Ken Summers defected Gordon Coombes by a seven percent margin to take the District 3… Continue reading Fort Collins: Municipal Election Results

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Fort Collins: Homebuilders, REALTORS® Make Candidate Endorsements

The Northern Colorado Home Builders Association announced it is endorsing the following candidates in the Fort Collins City Council election - for mayor Wade Troxell, in District 1: Nate Budd
and in District 3 Ken Summers. 
The HBA made no endorsement in the District 5 race. The Fort Collins Board of REALTORS® announced its “Future of… Continue reading Fort Collins: Homebuilders, REALTORS® Make Candidate Endorsements

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Fort Collins: Chamber Announces Council Endorsements

The Fort Collins Area Chamber of Commerce has announced its endorsements for the April City Council election. Mayor, Wade Troxell vs. Edie Hudetz and Kwon Atlas District 1, Nate Budd vs. incumbent Bob Overbeck District 3, Ken Summers vs. Gordon Coombes District 5, No Endorsement (Ross Cunniff vs. Duane Hansen) As part of the Chamber’s process, candidates were… Continue reading Fort Collins: Chamber Announces Council Endorsements

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Fort Collins: April Ballot Taking Shape

The Fort Collins municipal election is April 4, 2017. Candidate petitions are due Feb. 23 and already a variety of candidates have declared. Mayor Wade Troxell will run for another term on City Council. He will face challengers Elizabeth “Edie” Hudetz and Chavez Fisher. Hudetz is a longtime political activist and a member of Save… Continue reading Fort Collins: April Ballot Taking Shape

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Fort Collins: New Council Favors Business Interests

The April 7th election went down to the wire but in the end the results favor REALTORS and the business community. Wade Troxell was elected mayor by a wide margin. Former mayor Ray Martinez won the right to represent District 2 and incumbent Gerry Horak pulled out a squeaker in District 6. The only disappointment was… Continue reading Fort Collins: New Council Favors Business Interests

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Fort Collins: REALTORS Announce Endorsements

The Fort Collins Board of REALTORS announced its endorsements for the April election. FCBR supports Wade Troxell for mayor, Ray Martinez (District 2) REALTOR Eric Kronwall (District 4) and Gerry Horak (District 6). These candidates support the real estate industry and property rights. The Fort Collins Chamber has also endorsed this slate of candidates.

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Fort Collins: REALTOR Running for City Council

Eric Kronwall has announced he is a candidate for Fort Collins City Council from District 4. Kronwall, a longtime Realtor, past member of FCBR’s Government Affairs Committee and veteran political strategist made his announcement Tuesday. NAR always encourages Realtors to seek political office but it doesn't happen often. Kudos to Eric! Wade Troxell, who current represents… Continue reading Fort Collins: REALTOR Running for City Council

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Fort Collins City Council Election Results in Little Change

Four seats were available in the April 2 municipal election. The business-minded Council contingent now includes Mayor Karen Weitkunat, who easily won a second term with 70 percent of the votes, Wade Troxell and newcomer Gino Campana. The environment/social/liberal faction lost Kelly Ohlson and Ben Manvel to term limits. However, Bob Overbeck’s victory over Butch… Continue reading Fort Collins City Council Election Results in Little Change

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Neighborhood Compatibility Issues Postponed by Ethics Question

The City Council began another earnest debate on Feb. 12th concerning the use the floor area ratio (FAR) as a tool to limit “monster homes” in the Eastside and Westside neighborhoods. Mayor pro tem Kelly Ohlson, who has always been an advocate of limiting FAR, said the latest proposal has “dramatically reduced” the effectiveness of… Continue reading Neighborhood Compatibility Issues Postponed by Ethics Question