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2022 Mid-Term General Election
Suggestions by the MCD board of Directors
 

Federal offices:

Senator: Michael Bennett (D) (incumbent)

House Representative to the 118th Congress, District 3: Adam Frisch (D)

State offices:

Governor & Lieutenant Governor: Jared Polis and Dianne Primavera (D) (Incumbent)

Secretary of State: Jena Griswold (D) (Incumbent)

State Treasurer: Dave Young (D) (Incumbent)

State Attorney General: Phil Weiser (D) (Incumbent)

State Board of Education, At-Large Seat: Kathy Plomer (D)

State Senator, District 7 – David C. Stahlke (D)

State Representative, District 54 – AliceMarie SlavenEmond (D)

State Representative District 55 – Damon Davis (D)

County offices:

Mesa County Commissioner, District 2 – Charles Pink (D) 

Mesa County Clerk and Recorder – Jeffrey Waldon (D)

Mesa County Treasurer – Sheila Reiner (R)

Mesa County Assessor – Brent Goff (R)

Mesa County Sheriff – Todd Rowell (R)

Mesa County Coroner – Meaghan Johnson (D)

Judicial Retention Questions – Yes to Retain All

2022 State Ballot Measures:

Amendment D – New 23rd Judicial District Judges — YES  

Amendment E – Extended Homestead Exemption to Gold Star Spouses — YES

Amendment F – Changes to Charitable Gaming Operations — NO

Propositions:

Proposition FF – Healthy School Meals for All — YES

Proposition GG – Add Tax Information Table to Petitions and Ballots — YES

Numbered Initiatives:

Initiative 121 – State Income Tax Reduction — NO

Initiative 122 — Access to Natural Psychedelic Substances — YES

Initiative 123 — Dedicate Revenue for Affordable Housing Programs — YES 

Initiative 124 – Increase Allowable Liquor Store Locations — NO

Initiative 125 – Allow Grocery and Convenience Stores to Sell Wine — YES

Initiative 126 – Third-Party Delivery of Alcohol Beverages — NO

Mesa County Ballot Measures:

County Ballot Measure 1A – Use of Excess Capital Funds for Tabor Refund — YES/FOR

City of Grand Junction Ballot Measures:

BALLOT MEASURE 2A – LODGING TAX INCREASE —  YES/FOR

Raises the existing City lodging tax by 1% to help pay for affordable housing initiatives to help local households making less than 80% of the area’s median income.

BALLOT MEASURE 2B – 8% TAX ON SHORT TERM RENTALS — no opinion, the board is split.

Adds an 8% excise tax to short-term (AirBnB-type) rentals to help pay for affordable housing initiatives to help local households making less than 80% of the area’s median income. 

BALLOT MEASURE 2C – INCREASES LEASE TERMS ON CITY PROPERTY FROM 25 TO 99 YEARS AS LONG AS THE PROPERTY IS TO BE USED FOR AFFORDABLE HOUSING PROJECTS – YES/FOR

Town of Palisade: 

2D - Occupation tax increase from $2 to $6, per room, per night, for sustainable tourism and emergency services- YES/FOR