Eric Peter elected San Juan County Sheriff, voter turnout 76 percent
Sgt. Eric Peter has been elected San Juan County Sheriff. He had 5,500 (53.08%) votes. Sheriff Ron Krebs received 4,829 (46.61%) votes.
The most recent update was released Thursday, November 10, 2022. The results remained the same. Both the Library levy and the Road fund levy were defeated, along with all four county charter amendments. The second charter amendment - amending language in the County Charter to provide clarification regarding budget provisions - gained almost a percentage point and ended up losing by one half of a percent. The levy for Lopez Solid Waste district passed easily.
Voter turnout was 76.49%. Number of registered voters in San Juan County is 14,635. Number of ballots counted 11,194 with about 50 remaining to count. The next updated count will be released Monday, November 14, 2022.
The winning results are highlighted in green.
SHERIFF: Name | votes |percentage
Sheriff Ron Krebs | 4,829 | 46.61%
Sgt. Eric Peter | 5,500 53.08%
SAN JUAN ISLAND LIBRARY
Yes | 2,177 | 41.33%
No | 3,090 | 58.67%
SAN JUAN COUNTY ROAD LEVY
Yes | 4,041 | 43.07%
No | 5,342 | 56.93%
LOPEZ SOLID WASTE DISPOSAL DISTRICT PROPOSITION NO 1 - Excess Property Tax Levy for 2023
Yes | 1,348 | 77.21%
No | 398 | 22.79%
FOUR CHARTER AMENDMENTS
1. Establishing a New Position of Public Advocate for the Purpose of Helping Citizens Navigate the San Juan County Systems.
REJECTED | 6,488 | 62.64%
APPROVED | 3,870 | 37.36%
2. Amending language in the County Charter to provide clarification regarding budget provisions for the Charter Review Commission (CRC), staff support requirements, and further resolution regarding the term length, procedures and duties of the CRC, and the role of the Prosecuting Attorney
REJECTED | 4,914 | 50.26%
APPROVED | 4,864 | 49.74%
3. Amending the current voting rules to include Ranked Choice Voting
REJECTED | 5,626 | 54.7%
APPROVED | 4,659 | 45.3%
4. Amending Signature Requirements Concerning Initiatives and Referendum
REJECTED | 6,709 | 65.65%
APPROVED | 3,511 | 34.3%
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