But, these are preliminary results, and, as Alaska is the last state in the country to begin to count absentee ballots, the outcome of close races won’t be known for at least a week after Election Day.
Ballot processing will happen Friday in Anchorage after city staff arrive with all of the remaining ballots. Initial results are expected that afternoon.
The City and Borough of Juneau is holding its first by-mail election. But people are asking a lot of questions about how, when and where they can vote.
Three Juneau Assembly seats and two school board seats are up for grabs in the local election on Oct. 6.