STATE CER­TI­FIES 2016 ELEC­TION RESULTS

The Denver Post - - DENVER & THE WEST -

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.

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