STATE CERTIFIES 2016 ELECTION RESULTS
The Colorado Secretary of State’s office has officially certified the results of the 2016 general election.
Certification means the deadline has passed for an interested party to request a recount from the state.
“More Coloradans voted than ever in our history, and for that we can be proud,” Secretary of State Wayne Williams said in a statement.
A total of 2,780,220 votes were cast in the presidential race, according to results posted on the office’s website. Hillary Clinton received 1,338,870 votes, or 48.16 percent of the total. Donald Trump won 1,202,484 votes, or 43.25 percent.
Libertarian Party candidate Gary Johnson won 144,121 votes, or 5.18 percent. Green Party candidate Jill Stein won 38,437 votes, or 1.38 percent. Independent Evan McMullin won 28,917 votes, or 1.04 percent.
In the race for U.S. Senate, incumbent Democrat Michael Bennet won 1,370,710 votes, or 49.97 percent of the total. Republican challenger Darryl Glenn won 1,215,318 votes, or 44.31 percent.