The recounts continue today with a recount scheduled for School Board Seat E today. There, progressive candidate Pat Higgins’ lead over the crowded field is outside the margin for the automatic recount, but was called by the clerks anyways because it “may increase voter confidence in the election process.”
With a high-stakes race between two dramatically different visions for the city, it’s more important than ever to make sure your vote is counted because nearly 1,500 weren’t in the last election.
About 1,400 ballots were not counted. Mostly because of mismatched signatures.
The race for school board Seat B is headed to an automatic recount.
Stacey Stone, the attorney representing the Bronson campaign, conceded that there were some “small mistakes” in the reporting but objected to the allegations that the campaign was intentionally skirting disclosure laws.
The May 11 mayoral run-off will be about who can consolidate support around them the best and who can keep momentum and interest running into the election.
The complaint was filed on Monday by the campaign of Anchorage mayoral candidate Forrest Dunbar campaign, alleging violations that fall into six broad categories totaling more than $170,000.
The central complaint alleges that the Bronson campaign illegally benefitted from polling conducted by the Recall Felix Rivera campaign.
Anchorage election workers added another 10,000 ballots to the tally on Thursday, narrowing the lead that progressive candidates have held since election night. With 51,181…
Anchorage election workers have added more than 31,000 ballots to the tally today, bringing the total votes counted to 41,826 or about 72% of the ballots that officials had in hand on Tuesday night.