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Election numbers for HD33 and SDQ

Polls in Alaska have officially closed. Stay tuned to this space for updates.

With all Precincts reporting in House District 33:
Kyle Johansen – 437
Matt Olsen – 1696
Peggy Wilson – 2971

With all Precincts reporting in Senate District Q:
Bert Stedman – 7187
Albert Kookesh – 4011

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