Ron Holland won the general election 90-72 in his small town of Dillon, Colorado (population 800), the Victory Fund reports:
Holland entered public service as a small business owner who was also president of the Dillon Business Association. He is a longtime activist on HIV/AIDS issues, and he and his partner have called Dillon home for more than five years."
The Summit Daily reports: "'I'm ecstatic,' said Holland Tuesday night from Pug Ryan's in Dillon. 'It was actually a larger margin than I thought, with two well-knowns running and both of us with a lot of support.' … Holland, 62, has lived in Summit County for 10 years, and he has two children — Kristina and Jason, who's in the U.S. Navy. Previously, he owned two restaurants in town — Marcello's and Ristorante al Lago."