City Council Election Final

City_Council_Tally (PDF)

Jay Barrett/KMXT

The final numbers are in for the Kodiak City Council election. The canvassing board released its figures Wednesday afternoon.

There were only two candidates for the two open seats.

Incumbent Tom Walters got 696 votes, while newcomer Paul Smith received 633 votes. There were 65 write-ins.

There were 900 ballots cast, which is a 24-percent of the 3,744 registered voters inside city limits.

Walters and Smith will be sworn in at the council meeting next Thursday. It will be the beginning of Walters’ sixth term in office.

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