Preliminary results: Kenai Peninsula Borough election

Polls closed at 8 p.m. across the Kenai Peninsula and results are starting to trickle in. Below are the unofficial results as they stand at 9:15 p.m. with 28 of 29 precincts reporting.

Polls closed at 8 p.m. across the Kenai Peninsula and the votes have been tallied. Below are the unofficial results as they stand at 9:30 p.m. with all precincts reporting, except for absentee ballots. Results will be official once absentee ballots have been counted.

PROPOSITION NO. 1 – Manager Plan of Government

Shall the Kenai Peninsula Borough adopt a manager plan of government, effective upon commencement of the term of office of the person elected to be the Borough Mayor in the regular or run-off election held in the 2020 election, where the chief administrative officer is a manager appointed by the assembly instead of the current form where the elected mayor runs the borough administration?

YES: 3132

NO: 4115

PROPOSITION NO. 2 – Sales Tax Cap Increase

Shall Section 1 of Ordinance 2019-15, increasing the maximum amount of a sale subject to the borough sales tax, other than residential rental, from $500 to $1,000, be ratified? The maximum amount of residential property rental subject to the sales tax would remain at $500 per month.

YES: 3317

NO: 3985

Borough Assembly Seats:

Nikiski (3-year)

Joseph Ross: 175

Jesse Bjorkman: 477

Jonathan Quick: 164

Soltona (3-year)

Tyson Cox: 505

Rose Henry: 347

Central (3-year)

Brent Johnson: 436

Holly Odd: 331

School Board

District 1 – Kalifornsky (3-year)

Daniel Castimore: 136

Patricia Truesdell: 230

Susan Lockwood: 200

District 6 – East Peninsula (3-year)

Martha Fleming: 759

District 9 – South Peninsula (3-year)

John “Zen” Kelly: 523

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