Seven Wrangell residents appear to have won seats on the medical center board. But some races in Tuesday’s special election were so close they could change when more ballots are counted Thursday. (Scroll down for full results.)
Unofficial results show Marlene Messmer, Judy K. Allen and Robert Henry taking three seats that expire in October. But five or fewer votes separate Henry and the next two candidates, Barbara Conine and Betty Keegan.
Terri Henson and Bernie Massin got the most votes for two seats expiring in October of 2013. Only 16 ballots separate Massin and the next highest vote-getter, Marlene Clarke.
Cori Robinson and Megan Clark topped candidates for two seats expiring in October 2014. the next top vote-getter was Rhonda Dawson, with 23 fewer votes.
Woody Wilson got the most ballots for the one hospital board term expiring in October 2015. The other candidate, Janell R. Privett, is 24 ballots behind.
The unofficial results of the August 21st Wrangell Municipal Special Election for Wrangell Medical Center Board are as follows (top vote-getters’ names are in bold):
Hospital Board term expiring October 2012 – voters asked to vote for three
- Marlene Messmer 305 votes
- Judy K. Allen 274 votes
- Robert Henry 237 votes
- Barbara Conine 233 votes
- Betty Keegan 232 votes
Hospital Board term expiring October 2013 – voters asked to vote for two
- Terri Henson 235 votes
- Bernie Massin 176 votes
- Marlene Clarke 160 votes
- Michael L. Ashton 144 votes
- Michael J. Nicholls 92 votes
- Billie Younce 91 votes
Hospital Board term expiring October 2014 – voters asked to vote for two
- Cori Robinson 313 votes
- Megan Clark 218 votes
- Rhonda Dawson 195 votes
- Brad Williams 161 votes
Hospital Board term expiring October 2015 – voters asked to vote for one
- Larry “Woody” Wilson 247 votes
- Janell R. Privett 223 votes