Final Results for the May 2016 Valdez Municipal Election

CHRIS MOULTON WINS 3rd SEAT ON COUNCIL WITH A COIN TOSS

SEE FINAL ELECTION RESULTS BELOW

Absentee and questioned ballots were counted by the Valdez Elections Canvas Board on the morning of May 4th. The Elections Canvas Board also met to confirm by hand count votes for Darren Reese, Christopher Moulton, and Proposition Three.

Following the Elections Canvas Board hand count, City Council candidates Darren Reese and Christopher Moulton tied for the third City Council seat with 280 votes each. The Elections Canvas Board hand count results for Proposition Three, provide a stipend for the Mayor and City Council Members) confirmed the “No” advisory vote (No: 346; Yes: 342).

Christopher Moulton was elected to the third City Council seat following coin toss by Mayor Weaver during the May 4th regular City Council meeting.
Official election results were certified by City Council during their regular meeting on Wednesday, May 4th.

Newly elected School Board members will be sworn in during the regular School Board meeting on May 9th.

Newly elected Mayor and Council Members will be sworn in during regular City Council meeting May 17th.

Summary of 2016 Ballot Propositions

FINAL Election Results – City of Valdez


Regular Municipal Election – Tuesday, May 3, 2016
Precinct #1 – 264 Ballots Cast
Precinct #2 – 171 Ballots Cast
Precinct #3 – 187 Ballots Cast
Total Ballots Cast: 622
80 Total Absentee Ballots
MAYOR
1 Seat Available
Name Precinct
#1
Precinct #2 Precinct #3 Total
Ruth E. Knight 194 117 146 534
Write-Ins 29 19 20 83
 
CITY COUNCIL
3 Seats Available
Name Precinct
#1
Precinct #2 Precinct #3 Total
Dennis Fleming 130 70 82 332
Nate Smith 113 73 96 346
Darren Reese 90 55 95 280
Chris Moulton 104 67 63 280
Jim Shirrell 97 50 54 243
Doug Davies 68 40 42 177
David Jonas 71 33 33 157
Write-In Ballots 4 4 7 15
 
SCHOOL BOARD
2 Seats Available (2  Years)
Name Precinct
#1
Precinct #2 Precinct #3 Total
Joe Prax 185 100 122 474
Melissa Cockerham 110 75 76 306
Erica Shirk 111 59 69 290
Sonya Ash-Selanoff 51 37 39 155
Write-In Ballots 3 3 7 13
 
SCHOOL BOARD
1 Seat Available (1 Year)
Name Precinct
#1
Precinct #2 Precinct #3 Total
Alan Sorum 196 114 148 539
Write-In Ballots 13 11 7 39
 
Proposition #1
Extending Term of Office for Mayor & Council
Prop #1 Precinct
#1
Precinct #2 Precinct #3 Total
YES 124 70 102 360
NO 122 76 68 311
 
Proposition #2
Amend charter to increase residential property tax exemption
Prop #2 Precinct
#1
Precinct #2 Precinct #3 Total
YES 193 117 148 551
NO 54 32 30 133
 
Proposition #3
Provide a stipend for the Mayor and Council Members
Prop #3 Precinct
#1
Precinct #2 Precinct #3 Total
YES 121 68 89 342
NO 130 81 88 346
 
Proposition #4
Establish ordinance the policy for making contracts
Prop # Precinct
#1
Precinct #2 Precinct #3 Total
YES 158 93 115 436
NO 77 50 54 216