Election results: Englewood municipal judge

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In the race for municipal judge, three candidates including the current Englewood mayor, are vying for the seat.

As of 8:06 p.m., Mayor Joe Jefferson was leading with 51.6 percent of the vote, with Angela Schmitz trailing with 39.6 percent and Clifton Hypsher at 8.8 percent.

More than 4,700 votes had been counted, according to the Arapahoe County Clerk and Recorder's Office.

Jefferson has served on city council for about 10 years and acted as mayor for about two. Schmitz is an associate municipal judge for Englewood, and Clifton Hypsher is an attorney who defends clients against DUI charges. Jefferson graduated from law school at the University of Denver, Schmitz at the University of Oregon and Hypsher, the University of Colorado.

The new municipal judge will be sworn into office in January.

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