Alaskans took to the polls Tuesday for the general election.
The Alaska House District 36 race was too close to call Tuesday night. With all precincts reporting, non-affiliated candidate Dan Ortiz led Republican Chere Klein by 19 votes. The race will not be called until absentee and early ballots are counted.
In Wrangell, Klein got nearly two thirds of the vote.
Wrangell’s election results mirrored the state’s in all statewide races, except the governor’s race.
But the race for governor was also too close to call. With 94 percent of precincts reporting, non-affiliated candidates Bill Walker and Byron Mallot were slightly ahead of Republicans Sean Parnell and Dan Sullivan.
In Wrangell, incumbent Governor Sean Parnell got 60 percent of the vote.
Republican Dan Sullivan is leading incumbent Democratic Sen. Mark Begich in the race for the U.S. Senate. Begich did not concede the race to Sullivan last night.
Republican Don Young won re-election to the U.S. House of Representatives by a wide margin over newcomer Democrat Forrest Dunbar.
Voters in Wrangell and statewide voted “yes” on all three ballot measures. Preliminary results showed Alaskans voted to legalize pot, raise the minimum wage and protect Bristol Bay fisheries.