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Anchorage voters approved most bond and other propositions in the 2021 municipal election

  • Author: Anchorage Daily News
  • Updated: April 22
  • Published April 22

Nine of the 11 propositions in Anchorage’s recent municipal election were approved by voters. A runoff election in May will determine the mayor.

Here are the results of the propositions:

⋅ FAILED: Proposition 1 was a $6.9 million bond proposal that would have funded various capital projects, including safety and code upgrades for municipal buildings and public restrooms. This proposition failed with roughly 53% of voters opposing it.

⋅ PASSED: Proposition 2 was a $1.15 million bond proposal that would fund facility upgrades for the Loussac Library and several senior centers. This proposition passed with 54% of the votes.

⋅ PASSED: Proposition 3 was a $5.3 million bond proposal that would fund public safety and transit improvements, including new ambulances and a heavy rescue vehicle, improve transit facilities and centers and replace transit vehicles. This proposition passed with 53% of the vote.

⋅ PASSED: Proposition 4 was a $1.84 million tax levy that would fund body cameras for Anchorage police officers and update other technology used by the department. This proposition passed with nearly 54% of the vote.

⋅ PASSED: Proposition 5 was a $36.425 million bond that would pay for road and storm drainage improvements, including pedestrian safety upgrades and downtown lighting and traffic signal upgrades. This proposition passed with nearly 57% of the vote.

⋅ PASSED: Proposition 6 was a $3.95 million bond for park and trail improvements. It passed with nearly 54% of the vote.

⋅ PASSED: Proposition 7 was a $1.95 million bond to improve Anchorage Fire Department facilities and replace a fire ladder truck. This proposition passed with roughly 60% of the vote.

⋅ FAILED: Proposition 8 was a $3.9 million bond proposal to pay for new Anchorage Police Department vehicles. This proposition failed with roughly 52% of the votes against.

⋅ PASSED: Proposition 9 would change the boundaries of the Bear Valley Limited Road Service Area to include the Blue Beary Estates Subdivision. This proposition passed with nearly 54% of the vote.

⋅ PASSED: Proposition 10 would remove the Alpine Terrace Subdivision from the Upper O’Malley Limited Road Service Area. This proposition passed with roughly 67% of the vote.

⋅ PASSED: Proposition 11 would remove the Creekview Estates Subdivision from the South Goldenview Rural Road Service Area. This proposition passed with about 57% of the vote.

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