Democrat Emma Pinter, a Westminster city council member, was elected Adams County Commissioner for District 3 on Tuesday, defeating Republican real estate appraiser and RTD representative Larry Hoy for the seat.
As of 10:33 p.m., Tuesday, Pinter had received 55.6 percent of the votes to 44.4 percent for Hoy.
District 3 encompasses the north of Adams County, bordering Broomfield to the west, Weld County to the north, Northglenn to the south, and Adams County District 5 to the east. The district includes many parks and open spaces, including the 88th Avenue Open Space.
In Adams County, five commissioners vote on budget matters and oversee 12 county government agencies. Commissioners decide matters like land use, growth and development on unincorporated county land.