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State-Conducted Local Election Results

The following are results of local, special elections conducted by the Division of Elections in unincorporated areas of the state.

11/25/08 - OFFICIAL REAA 5, SECTION II RUNOFF ELECTION RESULTS
- 460 registered voters; 109 ballots counted, 23.70% turnout

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05/06/08 - OFFICIAL WRANGELL INCORPORATION ELECTION RESULTS
OFFICIAL WRANGELL INCORPORATION ELECTION RESULTS WITH WRITE-IN VOTES

- 1,595 registered voters; 693 ballots counted, 43.45% turnout


11/20/07 - OFFICIAL REAA 18, SECTION I RECALL ELECTION RESULTS - 609 registered voters; 242 ballots counted, 39.74% turnout

  • REAA 18-1, Seat A Recall: Shall Shelly Wilson be recalled from the office of Chatham School District Board Member, Seat A?


    • Results: Yes - 173; No - 67


  • REAA 18-1, Seat B Recall: Shall Edward Gamble, Sr. be recalled from the office of Chatham School District Board Member, Seat B?


    • Results: Yes - 178; No - 61


  • REAA 18-1, Seat C Recall: Shall Irene Paul be recalled from the office of Chatham School District Board Member, Seat C?


    • Results: Yes - 174; No - 64

08/21/07 - OFFICIAL DELTANA INCORPORATION ELECTION RESULTS - 2,915 registered voters; 1378 ballots counted, 47.27% turnout


06/05/07 - OFFICIAL SKAGWAY INCORPORATION ELECTION RESULTS - 910 registered voters; 467 ballots counted, 51.32% turnout

Recount Results for Skagway Incorporation Election Assembly Race: 06/25/07

ASSEMBLY
FAIRBANKS, ERVON E., "ED"239
HENRY, DAN242(ELECTED)


  • Ballot Measure #1: Shall the Municipality of Skagway be incorporated as a first-class borough?

  • Results: The question passed: Yes - 444; No - 23


MAYOR
BOURCY, TIMOTHY A., "TIM"217
COCHRAN, TOM245(ELECTED)
WRITE-INS8

As a result of the above ballot measure passing, six assembly members were elected:

ASSEMBLY
CASSIDY, LISA A., "L.C."299(ELECTED)
CORRINGTON, DENNIS211
FAIRBANKS, ERVON E., "ED"239
HENRICKSEN, MAVIS IRENE189
HENRY, DAN241(ELECTED)
HISMAN, COLETTE363(ELECTED)
HUNZ, DAVID M.301(ELECTED)
KORSMO, PAUL M., "MIKE"291(ELECTED)
SCHAEFER, MARK314(ELECTED)
WRITE-INS55

As a result of the above ballot measure passing, five school board members were elected:

SCHOOL BOARD
BELISLE, DARREN L.377(ELECTED)
ELLIS, CHRISTINE J.376(ELECTED)
KORSMO, JOANNE M.380(ELECTED)
MAGGIO, CHRIS345(ELECTED)
MURPHY, ROBERT341(ELECTED)
WRITE-INS61


11/21/06 - KETCHIKAN CONSOLIDATION ELECTION - 10,162 registered voters; 3307 ballots counted, 32.54% turnout

Note: The Ketchikan area is not unincorporated, but AS 29.06.140 instructs the Division of Elections to conduct the election when two incorporated areas are seeking consolidation.

  • Question: Shall the City of Ketchikan and the Ketchikan Gateway Borough be
    consolidated as one government, the home-rule Municipality of Ketchikan?

  • Official Results: The question failed
    Inside City: YES - 791; NO - 712
    Outside City: YES - 379; NO - 1,419
    Total: YES - 1,170; NO - 2,131



04/11/06 - OFFICIAL NAUKATI INCORPORATION ELECTION RESULTS - 112 Registered voters, 83 ballots counted, 74.10% turnout
  • Ballot Measure #1: Shall Naukati be incorporated as a second class city?

  • Results: The question failed: Yes - 37; No - 46

  • Ballot Measure #2: Shall the City of Naukati be authorized to levy a 5% sales tax?

  • Results: The question failed: Yes - 35; No - 48

  • Ballot Measure #3: Shall the City of Naukati be authorized to levy a 3.5 mill property tax?

  • Results: The question failed: Yes - 34; No - 49


ARRINGTON, CLINT32
BROWN, RONALD.46
KASINGER, RONNIE38
KING, ART43
PREFONTAINE, ROBERT43
PREFONTAINE, BRANDY48
SMART, MARY LOU41
SMART, ROBERT26
WRITE-INS157

07/14/05 - KOKHANOK BY-MAIL LIQUOR OPTION ELECTION- 105 registered voters; 50 ballots counted; 47.6% turnout

  • Question: Shall the Village of Kokhanok change the local option currently in effect, that prohibits the sale and importation of alcoholic beverages, and adopt in its place a local option to prohibit the sale of alcoholic beverages? YES or NO
    A "YES" vote will remove the importation restriction
    A "NO" vote will keep the restrictions that currently exist

  • Results: The question passed: Yes - 31; No - 18

07/09/04 - BEAVER BY-MAIL LIQUOR OPTION ELECTION- 66 registered voters; 28 ballots counted; 42.4% turnout

  • Question: Shall the Village of Beaver adopt a local option to prohibit the sale, importation and possession of alcoholic beverages?

  • Results: The question passed: Yes - 17; No - 11
03/16/04 - GUSTAVUS INCORPORATION ELECTION RESULTS - 465 registered voters; 309 ballots counted; 66.5% turnout;
  • Ballot Measure #1: Shall Gustavus beincorporated into a second class city?

  • Results: The question passed: Yes - 182; No - 127

  • Ballot Measure #2: Shall the City of Gustavus be authorized to levy a 2% sales tax?

  • Results: The question passed: Yes - 182; No - 123

  • Ballot Measure #3: Shall the City of Gustavus be authorized to levy a 4% bed tax (applicable to overnight accomodations only)?

  • Results: The question passed: Yes - 186; No - 119
As a result of the three above questions passing, seven city council members were elected:

CACIOPPO, LOU155(ELECTED)
DEBOER, MORGAN E.114
GIBSON, TIMOTHY F., SR164(ELECTED)
HOWELL, WAYNE172(ELECTED)
LENTIFER, HANK150(ELECTED)
MARCHBANKS, SANDRA M. "SANDI"192(ELECTED)
KING, REBEKAH K. "BECKY"220(ELECTED)
NELSON, GLEN R.96
PARKS, JASON R.119
PLATT, LARRY M.118
ROMERO, MARTHA V.169(ELECTED)
TURNER, PEDR103
WRITE-INS70

02/03/04 - REAA 8 SPECIAL ELECTION RESULTS - 391 registered voters; 52 ballots counted; 13.3% turnout;

  • Question: Shall the method of nominating candidates for the Aleutian Region
    School District (REAA #8) be changed from nominating by section to
    nominating at large?"

  • Results: The question did not pass: YES = 20 -- -- NO = 32


11/12/02 - REAA 5 RUNOFF ELECTION - 71 ballots counted

  • A runoff election was conducted in REAA 5, section 1, seat B.

  • Results:
    Aloysius, Bob 19 votes - 27%
    Doris, Dave 52 votes - 73%


11/05/02 - HAINES RUNOFF ELECTION - 2250 registered voters; 1217 ballots counted; 54% turnout

Note: The Haines area is not unincorporated, but AS 29.06.140 instructs the Division of Elections to conduct the election when two incorporated areas are seeking consolidation.

  • A runoff election was conducted for Haines Borough assembly seat A

  • Results:
    Pardee, Terrance W. 554 votes - 46%
    Scott, Stephanie K. 652 votes - 54%


10/01/02 - HAINES BOROUGH ELECTION - 2250 registered voters; 1074 ballots counted; 47% turnout;

Note: The Haines area is not unincorporated, but AS 29.06.140 instructs the Division of Elections to conduct the election when two incorporated areas are seeking consolidation.

  • As a result of the consolidation of the city of Haines and the Haines Borough into a new home rule borough known as the Haines Borough, seven school board memebers, six assembly members and one mayor were elected.


08/06/02 - REAA 8 SPECIAL ELECTION RESULTS - 447 registered voters; 78 ballots counted; 17% turnout;

  • Question: Shall the method of nominating candidates for the Aleutian Region
    School District (REAA #8) be changed from nominating by section to
    nominating at large?"

  • Results: The question did not pass: YES = 25 -- -- NO = 53

NOTE: A recount was held for the REAA 8 Special Election on September 11, 2002. The results stayed the same.

06/25/02 - HAINES CONSOLIDATION ELECTION - 2217 registered Voters; 1182 ballots counted, 54% turnout

Note: The Haines area is not unincorporated, but AS 29.06.140 instructs the Division of Elections to conduct the election when two incorporated areas are seeking consolidation.

  • Question: Shall the city of Haines and the Haines Borough be
    consolidated as a new home rule borough known as the
    Haines Borough?

  • Results: The question passed: YES = 658 -- -- NO = 524

03/19/02 - TALKEETNA INCORPORATION ELECTION - 697 registered voters; 392 ballots counted, 56% turnout. (election conducted by mail)

  • Question: Shall Talkeetna be incorporated as a Home Rule City?

  • Results: The question failed: Yes - 91; No - 297

02/19/02 - REAA #6 SOUTHWEST REGION SCHOOL DISTRICT RECALL ELECTION - 1,291 registered voters; 275 ballots counted, 21% turnout. (election conducted by mail)

  • Results: Three board members were recalled.

The following are results of local option elections conducted in 2001 by the Division of Elections in unincorporated areas of the state.

08/28/01 - FAIRBANKS CONSOLIDATION ELECTION - 67,325 registered voters; 16,149 ballots counted, 24% turnout (election conducted by mail)

Note: The Fairbanks area is not unincorporated, but AS 29.06.140 instructs the Division of Elections to conduct the election when two incorporated areas are seeking consolidation.

  • Question: Shall the City of Fairbanks and the Fairbanks North Star Borough be consolidated as the Municipality of Fairbanks, a new second class borough?

  • Results: The question failed: Yes - 3,521; No - 12,519

8/7/01 - AKIACHAK LIQUOR OPTION ELECTION - 258 registered voters; 54 ballots counted, 21% turnout (election conducted by mail)

  • Question: Shall the Village of Akiachak adopt a local option to prohibit the sale, importation and possession of alcoholic beverages?

  • Results: The question passed: Yes - 40; No - 13

7/17/01 - KETCHIKAN CONSOLIDATION ELECTION - 9,850 registered voters; 3,915 ballots counted, 39.75% turnout (election conducted by mail)

Note: The Ketchikan area is not unincorporated, but AS 29.06.140 instructs the Division of Elections to conduct the election when two incorporated areas are seeking consolidation.

  • Ballot Measure #1: Shall the existing Home Rule City of Ketchikan and the existing Second Class Ketchikan Gateway Borough be consolidated as the new Home Rule Municipality of Ketchikan?

  • Results: The question failed: Yes - 1,642; No - 2,273

4/3/01 - ADAK INCORPORATION ELECTION - 435 registered voters; 74 ballots counted, 17% turnout (election conducted by mail for only current residents)

  • Ballot Measure #1: Shall Adak incorporate as a second class city?
    • Results: The question passed: Yes - 61; No - 6

  • Ballot Measure #2: Shall the City of Adak be authorized to levy a 3% sales tax?
    • Results: The question passed: Yes - 57; No - 10

  • Ballot Measure #3: Shall the City of Adak be authorized to levy a 2% fuel transfer tax?
    • Results: The question passed: Yes - 54; No - 12

As a result of the three above questions passing, seven city council members were elected:

Cynthia R. Glaktionoff - 42 (elected)
William F. Koso, Jr. - 26
Agafon Krukoff, Jr. - 44 (elected)
Juliana "Bea" Martin - 16
Adrian Melovidov, Jr. - 43 (elected)
Ben Misikin - 45 (elected)
Richard L. Pollen - 41 (elected)
Ricky D. Sloan - 40 (elected)
Barbara A. Thacker - 31
Vinent M. Tutiakoff, Jr. - 28
Patty A. Vessel - 48 (elected)
Write-ins - 22

The following are results of local option elections conducted in 2000 by the Division of Elections in unincorporated areas of the state.

3/14/00 - TWIN HILLS BY-MAIL LIQUOR OPTION ELECTION - 30 registered voters; 18 ballots counted, 60% turnout

  • Question: Shall the Village of Twin Hills adopt a local option to prohibit the sale, importation and possession of alcoholic beverages?

  • Results: The question passed. Yes - 13; No - 5

The following are results of local option elections conducted in 1999 by the Division of Elections in unincorporated areas of the state.

8/24/99 - TAKOTNA BY-MAIL LIQUOR OPTION ELECTION - 49 registered voters; 30 ballots counted, 61% turnout

  • Question: Shall the Village of Takotna adopt a local option to prohibit the sale of alcoholic beverages?

  • Results: The question passed. Yes - 22; No - 8

4/20/99 - REAA 12, YUKON-KOYUKUK SPECIAL BY-MAIL ELECTION TO VOTE AT LARGE - 1,523 registered voters; 313 ballots counted, 21% turnout

  • Question: Shall the election procedures for electing board members in the Yukon-Koyukuk School district be changed to electing school board members at large?

  • Results: The question failed. Yes - 111; No - 199

The following are results of local option elections conducted in 1998 by the Division of Elections in unincorporated areas of the state.

11/3/98 - HAINES CONSOLIDATION ELECTION - 2,129 registered voters; 955 ballots counted; 45% turnout


Note: The Haines area is not unincorporated, but AS 29.06.140 instructs the Division of Elections to conduct consolidation elections for incorporated areas.

  • Question: Shall the existing first class City of Haines and the existing third class Haines Borough be consolidated into the new home rule Haines Borough?

  • Results: The question failed: Yes - 542; No - 545

 

3/17/98 - REAA 12, YUKON-KOYUKUK SPECIAL BY-MAIL ELECTION TO VOTE BY SECTION - 1,532 registered voters; 402 ballots counted, 26% turnout

  • Question: Shall the election procedures for electing board members in the Yukon-Koyukuk School District be changed to electing school board members by section?

  • Results: The question passed: Yes - 224; No - 174

 

1/13/98 - NANWALEK / ENGLISH BAY BY-MAIL LIQUOR OPTION ELECTION - 100 registered voters; 79 ballots counted, 79% turnout

  • Question: Shall the Village of Nanwalek / English Bay change the local option currently in effect that prohibits the sale, importation and possession of alcoholic beverages and adopt in its place a local option to prohibit only the sale of alcoholic beverages?

  • Results: The question passed: Yes - 47; No - 29

The following are results of local option elections conducted in 1997 by the Division of Elections in unincorporated areas of the state.

10/7/97 - GUSTAVUS INCORPORATION ELECTION - 401 registered voters; 281 ballots counted, 70% turnout (election conducted in person in conjunction with REAA Election)

  • Ballot Measure #1: Shall Gustavus be incorporated as a second class city?

  • Results: The question failed: Yes - 139; No - 141

1/14/97 - GULKANA BY-MAIL LIQUOR OPTION ELECTION - 46 registered voters; 20 ballots counted, 43% turnout

  • Question: Shall the Village of Gulkana adopt a local option to prohibit the sale, importation and possession of alcoholic beverages?

  • Results: The question passed: Yes - 17; No - 3

The following are results of local option elections conducted in 1996 by the Division of Elections in unincorporated areas of the state.

12/10/96 - NANWALEK (ENGLISH BAY) BY-MAIL LIQUOR OPTION ELECTION - 92 registered voters; 53 ballots counted, 58% turnout

  • Question: Shall the village of Nanwalek (English Bay) adopt a local option to prohibit the sale, importation and possession of alcoholic beverages?

  • Results: The question passed: Yes - 27; No - 26

11/5/96 - AKIAK DISSOLUTION ELECTION - 121 registered voters; 95 ballots counted, 79% turnout (conducted in person in conjunction with the General Election)

  • Question 1: Shall the City of Akiak be dissolved?

  • Results: The question failed: Yes - 41; No - 54 (The question must pass with 50% of the registered voters voting "yes." Since 61 voters did not vote "yes," the City of Akiak was not dissolved.

4/23/96 - KONGIGANEK BY-MAIL LIQUOR OPTION ELECTION - 149 registered voters; 56 ballots counted, 38% turnout

  • Question: Shall Kongiganek change the local option currently in effect that prohibits the importation and sale of alcohol, and adopt in its place a local option to prohibit the sale, importation and possession of alcohol?

  • Results: The question passed: Yes - 41; No - 10

3/26/96 - NAUKATI BY-MAIL LIQUOR OPTION ELECTION - 118 registered voters; 44 ballots counted, 37% turnout

  • Question: Shall Naukati adopt a local option to prohibit the sale of alcoholic beverages except by a package store licensee?

  • Results: The question passed: Yes - 31; No - 13

 

The following are results of local option elections conducted in 1995 by the Division of Elections in unincorporated areas of the state.

11/7/95 - AKIAK DISSOLUTION ELECTION
  • Question: - Shall the City of Akiak be dissolved?

  • Results: The question failed (50% needed to approve a dissolution): Yes - 44 (40%); No - 11
10/3/95 - ATMAUTLUAK DISSOLUTION ELECTION
  • Question: - Shall the City of Atmautluak be dissolved?

  • Results: The question passed by majority approval: Yes - 41; No - 29
10/3/95 - KASIGLUK DISSOLUTION ELECTION
  • Question: - Shall the City of Kasigluk be dissolved?

  • Results: The question passed by majority approval: Yes - 65; No - 18
10/3/95 - NEWTOK DISSOLUTION ELECTION
  • Question: - Shall the City of Newtok be dissolved?

  • Results: The question passed by majority approval: Yes - 50; No - 9
10/3/95 - TULUKSAK DISSOLUTION ELECTION
  • Question: - Shall the City of Tuluksak be dissolved?

  • Results: The question passed by majority approval: Yes - 59; No - 26
10/3/95 - TUNUNAK DISSOLUTION ELECTION
  • Question: - Shall the City of Tununak be dissolved?

  • Results: The Question passed by majority approval: Yes - 71; No - 62
3/28/95 - EGEGIK INCORPORATION ELECTION
  • Question: - Shall Egegik be incorporated as a second class city?

  • Results: - The question passed: Yes - 47; No - 18

The following are results of local option elections conducted in 1994 by the Division of Elections in unincorporated areas of the state.

7/26/94 - NELSON LAGOON LIQUOR OPTION ELECTION
  • Question: - Shall the sale of alcoholic beverages be prohibited in Nelson Lagoon except by a package store?

  • Results: - The question failed: Yes - 4; No - 36
4/12/94 - TULUKSAK LIQUOR OPTION ELECTION
  • Question: - Shall the possession of alcoholic beverages be prohibited in Tuluksak?

  • Results: - The question passed: Yes - 55; No - 12

The following are results of local option elections conducted in 1992 by the Division of Elections in unincorporated areas of the state.

9/8/92 - YAKUTAT INCORPORATION ELECTION
  • Question: - Shall the City of Yakutat be dissolved and the City and Borough of Yakutat be incorporated?

  • Results: - The question passed: Yes - 232; No - 23
1/7/92 - PILOT POINT INCORPORATION ELECTION
  • Question: - Shall the City of Pilot Point be incorporated as a second class city?

  • Results: - The question passed: Yes - 33; No - 8

The following are results of local option elections conducted in 1991 by the Division of Elections in unincorporated areas of the state.

5/14/91 - EGEGIK INCORPORATION ELECTION
  • Question: - Shall the City of Egegik be incorporated as a second class city?

  • Results: - The question failed: Yes - 14; No - 32

The following are results of local option elections conducted in 1997 by the Division of Elections in unincorporated areas of the state.

11/6/90 - DENALI BOROUGH INCORPORATION ELECTION

  • Question: - Shall the Denali Borough be incorporated?

  • Results: - The question passed: Yes - 465; No - 332

10/2/90 - FALSE PASS INCORPORATION ELECTION

  • Question: - Shall False Pass be incorporated as a second class city?

  • Results: - The question passed: Yes - 19; No - 1
2/20/90 - RED DEVIL LIQUOR OPTION ELECTION
  • Question: - Shall the sale of alcoholic beverages be prohibited in the established village of Red Devil?

  • Results: - The question passed: Yes - 17; No - 8
1/23/90 - REAA #15 DELTA/GREELY SCHOOL DISTRICT RECALL ELECTION
  • Results: - Five board members were recalled
1/16/90 - AKIACHAK DISSOLUTION ELECTION
  • Question: - Shall the second class city of Akiachak be dissolved?

  • Results: - The question passed: Yes - 122; No - 7


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