Election Coverage

2012 Sitka Municipal Election: The Numbers

Election workers prepare to report the municipal election results from Precinct 2 on Oct. 2. (Photo by Ed Ronco/KCAW)

Here are the official results from the 2012 Sitka municipal election, following the count of 399 absentee and question ballots on Friday, October 5.

MAYOR
100% of precincts reporting

Thor Christianson: 466 (19.0%)
Mim McConnell: 1149 (46.8%)
Cheryl Westover: 818 (33.3%)
Write-ins: 21 (0.9%)

ASSEMBLY
100% of precincts reporting

Phyllis Hackett: 1,509 (23.4%)
Matt Hunter: 2,064 (32%)
Dallas Peavey: 799 (12.4%)
Michelle Putz: 1053 (16.3%)
Aaron Swanson: 955 (14.8%)
Write-ins: 73 (1.1%)

SCHOOL BOARD
100% of precincts reporting 

Cass Pook: 1,965 (72.0%)
Jennifer Robinson (write-in): 573 (21.0%)

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