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Board canvasses, releases official election results

Official results are in for Wrangell’s June 19th Special Recall Election:

Jim Nelson: 493 Yes — 329 No

Lurine McGee: 489 Yes — 332 No

Sylvia Ettefagh: 489 Yes — 331 No

Linda Bjorge: 530 Yes — 292 No

Jake Harris: 431 Yes — 391 No

Delores Norman: 482 Yes — 338 No

LeAnn Rinehart: 503 Yes — 315 No

Hospital Board Chair Mark Robinson: 513 Yes — 310 No

A total of 851 ballots were used. 627 voted locally, 183 absentee, and 6 by fax or mail.  There were 25 questioned ballots and 9 spoiled. A total of 835 Ballots were counted in the Special Recall Election.

The Canvassing Board consisted of Borough Clerk Christy Jamieson, Election Chair Kim Flores, Bill Privett, Mayor Jeremy Maxand, and Pamella McCloskey

The Wrangell Borough Assembly will meet for a special meeting to certify the election results Monday, June 25th at Noon in the City Hall Council Chambers.

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