Here are the results from the 2021 election in Mesa County.

Another election is in the books and the results are in, although as of 2:40 Wednesday, morning, the results were still considered officially "unofficial."

A Lot of People In Mesa County Didn't Vote

Less than half of Mesa County's eligible voters actually voted in the November election. Out of 108,237 active voters, a total of 52,232 ballots were cast.

State Issues

Voters across the state were deciding on a constitutional amendment regarding state spending, and propositions involving a tax increase on marijuana sales, and a reduction in property taxes.

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School Board Candidates and New Schools

Meanwhile, in Mesa County, voters were deciding on school board candidates in the Mesa County School District and the Plateau Valley School District and a tax increase on marijuana in De Beque.

Voters were also determining whether or not there would be a new school for Plateau Valley, and, of course, the big issue for Grand Junction was whether or not to approve the construction of a new Grand Junction High School.


Here are the results from the 2021 November election in Mesa County.

20 Memorable Moments From the Last 75 Years in Grand Junction

These aren't necessarily the most significant moments of the past 75 years of Grand Junction's history, but, each is notable in its own way. Of course, if we were to list all of the great moments in our history we'd be here for a while. So I've narrowed the list down to 20 interesting and memorable moments from the last 75 years.

See How Much Grand Junction's Population Has Grown Over the Years

Grand Junction is the largest city between Denver and Salt Lake City with a population of just under 64,000. Over the years, Grand Junction has steadily increased in size. While its growth has slowed in recent years, the population has more than doubled since 1990. The following graphics show how Grand Junction has grown over the last 130 years.

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