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ELECTION RESULTS: Otero County races

Posted at 8:27 PM, Nov 06, 2018
and last updated 2018-11-16 14:00:36-05

OTERO COUNTY – Voters in Otero County have two contested county faces and two community ballot issues to decide on.

The full results are listed below. If you’re looking for statewide election results, click here.

As of 11/16/2018

County Races

Otero County Commissioner District 2

John Hostetler (R) 4,258 57%
Cody Ridennoure (D) 3,183 43%


Otero County Clerk

Glenna Potts (D) 3,251 44%
Lynda “Lyn” Scott (R) 4,123 56%


Otero County Treasurer

Dennis Smith (R) 6,315 100%


Otero County Assessor

Ken Hood (R) 6,153 100%


Otero County Sheriff

Shawn Mobley (R) 6,065 100%


Otero County Surveyor

  • No candidates for this office

Otero County Coroner

Robert Fowler (D) 6,712 100%


County/Precinct Questions

Otero County Ballot Question 1A – Broadband Service Authorization

Yes 4,490 64%
No 2,532 36%


Manzanola School District Ballot Issue 5A- (Tax increase obtain matching funds to remodel junior/senior high school and build new elementary school)

Yes 192 42%
No 262 58%


Judicial District Questions

16th Judicial District Ballot Question 7A  (District Attorney Term Limit Extension to
Three Terms):

Yes 4,008 40%
No 6,111 60%


16th Judicial District Ballot Question 7B  (Elimination of Term Limits on the Office of
District Attorney):

Yes 3,095 31%
No 6,939 69%


County Court Judge

Shall Judge Douglas R. Manley of the Otero County Court be retained in office?

Yes 5,511 77%
No 1,614 23%