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October 4th election results

WRANGELL, ALASKA Nineteen percent of Wrangell’s registered voters turned out for this year’s election and on the ballot were two open seats on the Wrangell Borough Assembly, two seats on the Wrangell Medical Center Hospital Board, one seat on the port commission, as well as one seat on the school board.

Unofficial results as of 8p.m. October 4th show that Wrangell Borough

Assembly Seat A goes to Incumbent Wilma Stokes with 221 votes, and Assembly Seat B goes to Don McConachie with 262 votes. Both are three-year terms, and both candidates ran unopposed.

For the two open positions on Wrangell Medical Center Hospital Board, the seats go to Jake Harris with 181 votes and Dorothy A. Hunt Sweat with 146 votes. They defeated Rhonda Dawson with 131 votes and Incumbent Dawn Hutchinson with 129 votes. The Hospital Board is a four year term position.

Brennon Eagle takes the open seat on the Wrangell Port Commission with 282 votes, a three year term position. And Susan Eagle takes the open seat on the Wrangell School Board with 285 votes, which is a three year term position. Both candidates ran unopposed.

310 votes were cast at the polls on October 4th at the Nolan Civic Center. 5 were special needs. The Canvas Board will canvas results of the election Thursday October 6th as well as 60 absentee ballots.
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