Despite weeks of behind-the-scenes campaigning by Denver City Councilwoman Debbie Ortega for a shot at the presidency, the result of the council’s leadership vote Monday night was another year in that slot for Chris Herndon.

Ortega continued working the phones, but it was apparent by late last week that Herndon had secured enough pledged votes. Nine members voted for Herndon, and four for Ortega. [Read more…]