ERIE, Colo. (CBS4) – The results are in for the highly-contested election in Erie where voters elected their new mayor.
Jennifer Carroll won Tuesday night following a weeks-long controversial race.READ MORE: Rep. Jason Crow Wants Bill That Would Let Victims Sue Gun Manufacturers And Dealers For Illegal Use Of Firearms
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Voters also elected town trustees who favor more regulation.