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Anchorage Assembly race results remain unchanged in second round of ballot counts

Daniel Volland currently leads the race for a new Anchorage Assembly member as the initial ballot counts were released late Tuesday night.
Published: Jun. 21, 2022 at 10:32 PM AKDT
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ANCHORAGE, Alaska (KTUU) - Daniel Volland currently leads the race for a new Anchorage Assembly member as the second round of ballot counts were released Wednesday afternoon.

Volland received 1,632 votes — 326 votes more than current second-place candidate Stephanie Taylor. Volland’s vote total gives him a cushion of nearly eight percentage points over Taylor.

Tasha Hotch is currently in third with 691 votes, followed by Robin Phillips with 240. Rob Forbes received 170 votes and Cliff Baker received 134.

The municipality reported 4,204 total ballots received, 18 of which are listed as unresolved write-in votes. An additional 403 votes were counted between the initial release of ballot counts Tuesday night and the second release on Wednesday afternoon.

The Anchorage Assembly voted 9-2 to pass an ordinance that included an amended district map. In 2020, voters approved an amendment to the city charter that allowed for the addition of a second assembly seat for the North Anchorage district.

Editor’s note: This story has been updated with additional results.

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