Montrose, Colo.

The city of Montrose held a Municipal Election on April 5 for city voters to decide who will lead Montrose into the future.

Six candidates were in contention to fill four out of five city council seats up for grabs.

Terms are four years for District 1 and 2 seat. 2 years for the District 3 seat, due to a mid-term appointment, and 2 years for the At Large seat.

The city reports more than 13, 674 were mailed out with a return rate of 26.17%.

In the city council District 1 race, Doug Glaspell retained his seat earning 2,066 votes over Paul Arbogast, who recorded 1,376 votes, according to Montrose election data.

In the District 2 race, Ed Ulibarri recorded 2,094 votes with incumbent councilor Anthony Russo earning 1,384 votes.

In District 3, J. David Reed’ ran unopposed, and recorded 2,614 votes to retain his seat.

Finally, in the city council’s At-Large race, Barbara Bynum also ran unopposed, and retained her seat with 2,573 votes.