Election Coverage

Election returns from the KCAW listening area

An autumn morning in Tenakee Springs, 2011. (Photo by Ed Ronco/KCAW)

ANGOON
Five absentee ballots were sent out, three were returned.

City Council Seat E

Jesse Daniels – 78
Albert Howard – 63
Write-ins – 3

City Council Seat F

Pauline Jim – 61
Write-ins – 77
71 of these went to Matthew Kookesh Jr.

City Council Seat G

Randy Gamble – 110
Write-ins – 29

KAKE
In Kake, there are still 16 questioned ballots and 3 absentee ballots to be counted.

Mayor

Delbert Kadake – 36
Henrich Kadake – 98
Paulette Jackson (write-in) – 4
Bonita Friday (write-in) – 2

City Council (2 available seats)

Lloyd Davis – 112
Paulette Jackson – 114
Kris Bitterman (write-in) – 5
George Skeek (write-in) – 3

School Board (2 available seats)

Adam Davis – 123
Delbert Kadake – 33
Isabel Mills – 106
George Skeek – 2

PELICAN
There are 9 absentee ballots and 6 questioned ballots to be decided at Friday’s meeting of the canvass committee.

City Council (2 seats available)

Mike Chapman – 21
Steve D. Young – 22
Patricia Phillips – 23
John Grady – 11
Ruth Doubek – 8

School Board Seat 1

Karen Scudder – 21
Kyla Westcott – 5
Amber Anselm – 3
Amber Strahm – 1
Mini Reinke – 2
John Grady – 1
Ruth Doubek – 1

School Board Seat 3

Cheryl A. Young – 39
Karen Scudder – 3
Kyla Westcott – 1

School Board Seat 5

Kelly Chapman – 16
Kyla Westcott – 19
Karen Scudder – 4
Mini Reink – 1

TENAKEE SPRINGS
There are 50 absentee ballots to be counted in Tenakee — more than the number of people who voted in the election. These results could change.

City Council (2 seats available)

Stan Moberly – 10
Don Pegues – 18
John Wisenbaugh – 30

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