Bureau of Land Management
(Last update: 5:00 a.m. CT) While the outcome of the 2020 presidential election may not be known for a few days, the outcome of several energy-related city and state ballot measures is becoming clear.
Keep in mind that these are partial results, and absentee and mail-in ballots may not be counted for some time. This post will be updated as new information comes in.
A measure to increase oil and gas taxes on the North Slope appears unlikely to pass, with 65% opposing. (68% reporting)
Voters are narrowly supporting a measure to enter a new franchise agreement with Xcel Energy, which would end the city’s effort to establish a municipal utility. (63% reporting)
A measure to expand sales tax in Denver to support clean energy appears likely to pass, with 64% supporting (63% reporting)
A measure to require a 50% renewable energy standard appears likely to pass, with 56% supporting. (86% reporting) (Source: AP/New York Times)
A measure to change the state’s Public Regulation Commission appears likely to pass, with 55% supporting (79% reporting) (Source: KQRE)
A measure in Columbus, Ohio to establish group buying, enabling the city to negotiate a cleaner energy supply, appears likely to pass with 76% supporting. (Source: The Lantern)
Original source: Energy News Network