Skip to main Content
Anchorage

Logan concedes to Berkowitz, ‘No on 1’ holds: The latest in the Anchorage election

  • Author: Devin Kelly
  • Updated: April 6, 2018
  • Published April 5, 2018

On Thursday evening, Mayor Ethan Berkowitz won re-election as his main challenger conceded after updated results were posted.

As of the most recent tally, voters were still rejecting an initiative that would have regulated restrooms and locker rooms by sex at birth instead of gender identity. In all, no races have been overturned since initial results were posted Tuesday, when voting in the Anchorage city election ended, the latest numbers show.

Mayoral contestant Rebecca Logan posted a note on Facebook conceding the election.

The voters have made their choice and tonight I called the mayor to congratulate him on his reelection. I ran for mayor...

Posted by Rebecca Logan for Mayor of Anchorage on Thursday, April 5, 2018

Officials will be processing and counting ballots for the next week. The election is scheduled to be certified April 17.

In the city's first-ever vote-by-mail election, voters returned close to 80,000 ballots, shattering turnout records for a local spring election.

As of Thursday, nearly 71,000 of those ballots had been counted. An additional update, with roughly 10,000 more ballots counted, is expected Friday.

Here are Thursday's results.

Mayor

Ethan Berkowitz: 38,456 (55.8 percent)

Rebecca Logan: 25,490 (37.0 percent)

Dustin Darden: 1,321 (1.9 percent)

Paul Kendall: 1025 (1.4 percent)

Timothy Huit: 634 (1.1 percent)

Ron Stafford: 328 (0.5 percent)

Nelson Godoy: 363 (0.5 percent)

Matthew Mendonsa: 360 (0.5 percent)

Jacob Kern: 234 (0.3 percent)

School Board — Seat E

Alisa Hilde: 16,847 (29.1 percent)

Tasha Hotch: 16,164 (28.0 percent)

Don Smith: 9,967 (17.2 percent)

David Nees: 9,719 (17.0 percent)

Ron Stafford: 4,473 (7.7 percent)

School Board — Seat F

Deena Mitchell: 39,771 (70.2 percent)

Phil Isley: 16,053 (28.3 percent)

School Board — Seat G

Elisa Snelling: 29,815 (57.4 percent)

Irene Weisman: 21,113 (40.7 percent)

Prop. 1 — Regulating Access to Facilities Such As Locker Rooms and Bathrooms

No: 36,983 (52.9 percent)

Yes: 32,950 (47.1 percent)

Prop. 10 — Sale of ML&P to Chugach Electric

Yes: 44,887 (66.6 percent)

No: 23,556 (34.4 percent)

Prop. 11 — Larger Residential Real-Property Tax Exemption

Yes: 49,878 (72.7 percent)

No: 18,764 (27.3 percent)

Prop. 9 — Charter Amendment Permitting Delegation of Parking Enforcement In Girdwood to Employees of Any Police Department

Yes: 45,323 (67.6 percent)

No: 21,711 (32.3 percent)

Prop. 12 — Annexation of the Eagle River Valley Area to the Anchorage Fire Service Area

Areawide:

Yes: 43,773 (70.1 percent)

No: 18,681 (29.9 percent)

Within service area (approval needed to pass)

No: 331 (64.0 percent)

Yes: 186 (36.0 percent)

Bonds

Prop. 2 — Anchorage School District Capital Improvement Bonds

Yes: 41,239 (59.0 percent)

No: 28,597 (41.0 percent)

Prop. 3 — Anchorage Road and Drainage Service Area, Road and Storm Drainage Bonds

Yes: 44,079 (63.6 percent)

No: 25,247 (36.4 percent)

Prop. 4 — Anchorage Parks and Recreation Service Area Capital Improvement Bonds

Yes: 41,313 (59.8 percent)

No: 27,753 (40.2 percent)

Prop. 5 — Anchorage Metropolitan Police Service Area Facilities Bonds

Yes: 43,385 (62.3 percent)

No: 26,267 (37.7 percent)

Prop. 6 — Anchorage Fire Service Area Fire Protection Bonds

Yes: 46,209 (66.7 percent)

No: 23,066 (33.3 percent)

Prop. 7 — Areawide Facilities Capital Improvement Project Bonds

Yes: 41,117 (59.6 percent)

No: 27,848 (40.4 percent)

Proposition 8: Areawide Public Safety and Transit Capital Improvement Bonds

Yes: 40,681 (59.0 percent)

No: 28,186 (41.0 percent)

Local news matters.

Support independent, local journalism in Alaska.

Comments