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December 6, 2021 – The Clerk and Recorder’s Elections Department completed the Colorado Springs School District 11 Ballot Issue 4B recount today, December 6, 2021. Final Official Results from the November 2, Coordinated Election determined, Colorado Springs School District 11 Ballot Issue 4B, was less than one-half of one percent of the highest votes cast, triggering an automatic recount.

After a detailed recount of all 171,358 ballots from the Coordinated Election, Colorado Springs School District 11 Ballot Issue 4B failed both the Coordinated Election and automatic recount with 27,476 “NO” votes and 27,465 “YES” votes. Once again, this recount demonstrates the integrity, accuracy, and verifiability of elections here in El Paso County.

“Any election depends on the professionalism, long hours, diligent efforts and determination of numerous people whose contribution in various capacities makes it a success,” said Clerk and Recorder Chuck Broerman. “I would like to extend our sincerest thanks to county staff, election judges and the El Paso County appointed bipartisan Canvass Board members for contributing to the election’s success.”

The recount began on Wednesday, December 1, and the results were reviewed by a bipartisan team of election judges. The Colorado Springs School District 11 Designated Election Official has been notified of the results.