An additional 86 absentee ballots have been counted, according to Gail Fenumiai, director of the Alaska Division of Elections.
Sitka Democrat Jonathan Kreiss-Tomkins now has 4,110 votes to Haines Republican Representative Bill Thomas’s 4,082 votes.
The remaining 26 special absentee ballots will be counted on Wednesday along with any other eligible ballots postmarked from overseas that arrive by Wednesday.
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