Rio Communities incorporation results

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The voters in Rio Communities have spoken, and Valencia County has a new municipality. The incorporation effort of Rio Communities and the Chamesa subdivision was successful by a vote of 672 in favor to 391 against, or 63 percent to 37 percent.
The unofficial preliminary numbers include 39 absentee ballots and 30 early in-person votes. A total of 1,063 ballots were cast.
The election will have to be canvassed in order for the numbers to become official.


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