Sonya Smith is one of five candidates on the ballot for four seats on the Tribal Council of the Sitka Tribe of Alaska. Also running are Nancy Douglas, Lillian Feldpausch, Michael Miller and Robert Sam. A sixth person, incumbent Harvey Kitka, is also running as a write-in candidate. Sitka Tribe of Alaska holds an election Tuesday, November 13. Read More
KathyHope Erickson is one of two candidates running for Tribal Chair of the Sitka Tribe of Alaska. She has held that office for the last two years. She is running for reelection against Lawrence "Woody" Widmark, who has a long history serving in Sitka Tribal Government, including as its Chair for 20 years. Sitka Tribe of Alaska holds an election Tuesday, November 13. Read More
The results of the House District 35 race were delayed on election night due to a technical issue in voting across Southeast. But election returns are finally in for Sitka, Petersburg and other communities affected by the malfunction. As of 3 p.m. Thursday, Democratic incumbent Jonathan Kreiss-Tomkins leads Republican challenger Richard Wein by almost 670 votes with 85 percent of precincts reporting.
UPDATE 4:30 p.m. Friday, November 9: As of Friday, Democratic incumbent Jonathan Kreiss-Tomkins leads Republican challenger Richard Wein by 650 votes with 100% percent of precincts reporting. Kreiss-Tomkins will return to the state legislature for a fourth term as Representative of House District 35.See complete results from the November 6, 2018 Alaska General Election.