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Unofficially: Richard Beneville Elected for Third Term as Mayor of Nome

Nome's Mayor visits with Senator Sullivan and Coast Guard Commandant Zukunft. Photo a courtesy of USCG, used with permission. (2017)
Nome's Mayor visits with Senator Sullivan and Coast Guard Commandant Zukunft. Photo a courtesy of USCG, used with permission. (2017)

Unofficial results from the 2019 Nome Municipal Election show Mayor Beneville will keep his seat as mayor with 300 votes, 61% of voters for him, and 36%, or 175 votes for Keith Morrison.

For City Council Seat E, Jerald Brown won with 417 votes and 93% of the vote. He ran unopposed.

For City Council Seat F Mark Johnson won with 421 votes and 93% of the vote. He also ran unopposed.

For School Board Seat E Barb Amarok won with 404 votes at 91% of the vote. There were no challengers running against her.

For School Board Seat A, Darlene Trigg won with 385 votes and 89% of the vote . She was the lone candidate for that seat.

And for Utility Board Seat A, Pat Knoedel won with 434 votes and 96% of the vote. He ran unopposed.

Utility Board Seat D was completely open. Larry Pederson had the most write-in votes with 29 but that doesn’t meet the requirement of 50% of the vote, plus 1. Pederson only had 16% of the vote. Jerald Hughes had 25 votes.

A total of 492 ballots were cast, approximately 18.4% of eligible voters. These results are unofficial, but official results will be made available Thursday at noon.

Image at top: Nome’s Mayor visits with Senator Sullivan and Coast Guard Commandant Zukunft. Photo a courtesy of USCG, used with permission. (2017)

*KNOM’s Davis Hovey also contributed to this report

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