Election 2012 photos

Howard Kaime checks in Kathy Fish to vote Tuesday at Precinct 7. Enlargephoto

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Howard Kaime checks in Kathy Fish to vote Tuesday at Precinct 7.

Brianna Stock hugs her dad, Will, Tuesday while he votes at Precinct 9. Enlargephoto

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Brianna Stock hugs her dad, Will, Tuesday while he votes at Precinct 9.

Larry Don Suckla and his wife, Julie, wave to motorists while encouraging them to vote Tuesday. Enlargephoto

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Larry Don Suckla and his wife, Julie, wave to motorists while encouraging them to vote Tuesday.

Republicans wave to motorists from in front of their headquarters on Main Street in Cortez Tuesday. They started at 7 a.m. on Election Day. Enlargephoto

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Republicans wave to motorists from in front of their headquarters on Main Street in Cortez Tuesday. They started at 7 a.m. on Election Day.

Outgoing county commissioner Larrie Rule holds a Scott Tipton sign as Republican commissioner candidate Dewayne Findley holds a Romney sign in front of Republican headquarters on Main Street Tuesday. Enlargephoto

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Outgoing county commissioner Larrie Rule holds a Scott Tipton sign as Republican commissioner candidate Dewayne Findley holds a Romney sign in front of Republican headquarters on Main Street Tuesday.

School Superintendent Alex Carter celebrates the early results Tuesday night of the 3B bond issue for a new Montezuma-Cortez High School. Enlargephoto

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School Superintendent Alex Carter celebrates the early results Tuesday night of the 3B bond issue for a new Montezuma-Cortez High School.

Larry Don Suckla celebrates his win with his wife, Julie, Tuesday night at the Elks Lodge. Enlargephoto

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Larry Don Suckla celebrates his win with his wife, Julie, Tuesday night at the Elks Lodge.

Jack and Judy Schuenemeyer, Lori and Jamie Haukeness and Karen Sheek study the early Precinct results Tuesday night to find out how the school bond election was doing. The election for the new high school passed. Enlargephoto

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Jack and Judy Schuenemeyer, Lori and Jamie Haukeness and Karen Sheek study the early Precinct results Tuesday night to find out how the school bond election was doing. The election for the new high school passed.