More to election numbers than just winners
November 16, 2022
The numbers are not final — that will not happen until the last votes are tallied and ranked-choice tabulations kick in Nov. 23 — but it appears that incumbent elected officials representing Alaska, and Wrangell, will stay on the job for another term.
Gov. Mike Dunleavy, U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski, U.S. Rep. Mary Peltola, state Sen. Bert Stedman and state Rep. Dan Ortiz all appear headed toward re-election.
And while the outcomes are not surprising, what’s interesting is to look at how Wrangell voted the same, or differently, than other precincts in Southeast and across the state. We ma...