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By Dan Rudy 

Election results certified, new Assembly members sworn in


October 12, 2017

Dan Rudy/ Wrangell Sentinel

Newly elected and re-elected Assembly members Rolland Howell and Stephen Prysunka are sworn in by city clerk Kim Lane on Monday, following approval of last week's municipal election results. Seated in the background between them, outgoing member Mark Mitchell will be headed to the Port Commission after running unopposed.

Results from last week's elections were certified and accepted by the City and Borough Assembly in a special meeting Monday.

Turnout in the largely uncontentious October 3 municipal elections had been low, with only 16 percent of the borough's 1,721 registered voters polling in. Of these, 242 cast votes on election day, with 29 others turning in absentee ballots ahead of time. Two other ballots had been rejected, due to the voters not previously being registered in the Wrangell polling area.

Of eight seats up for election this year, one unexpired two-year term on the Wrangell Medical Center...

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