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By Dan Rudy 

Wrangell voters pick Chere Klein in GOP primary


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Chere Klein

Wrangell voters gave their say during Tuesday's primary, picking Chere Klein to run as the Republican candidate in November for the Alaska State House District 36 seat and voting "no" on the ballot measure by 246 to 184, according to the evening's unofficial tally.

Some 438 votes were counted after the polls closed at 8 p.m., with an additional 18 votes and about 50 absentee ballots left to hand-count. Absentee voting for the primary had begun Aug. 4.

For the Republican Party, Klein ran against candidates Patti Mackey and Agnes Moran. The seat became vacant after Rep. Peggy Wilson announced...

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