There are at least another 6,000 ballots in the city’s hands that have yet to be tallied, a number that we can expect to grow over the coming days. The city provides updated counts typically late in the afternoons.
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 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…
The results could, obviously, shift as more ballots are counted but it’s an early sign that recent gains for Anchorage progressives—reflected both on the Anchorage Assembly and in legislative representation—aren’t going anywhere soon.
A peek at polling numbers.
Anchorage Assemblyman and mayoral candidate Forrest Dunbar joined the chorus of voices denouncing a pair of anti-Semitic license plates reading 3REICH and FUHRER that fellow Assemblywoman Jamie Allard defended as harmless foreign language.
A starting point for improving community-police relations in Anchorage.
The early announcement could give Dunbar a sizable can and organization advantage over the competition.