Soldotna residents stand in line to vote at the Soldotna Public Library during Primary Election Day on Aug. 18, 2020. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)

Soldotna residents stand in line to vote at the Soldotna Public Library during Primary Election Day on Aug. 18, 2020. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)

General election certified by state; no local outcomes changed

All results can be viewed on the Division of Elections website

The Alaska Division of Elections announced Monday the 2020 general election has been certified by the State Review Board.

The official results did not change the outcomes of any local races.

In State House District 29, which includes Nikiski, Seward, Hope and Sterling, Ben Carpenter received 65.21% of the vote, while Paul Dale received 34.61% of the vote.

In State House District 30, which includes Kenai and Soldotna, Ron Gillham received 62.38% of the vote, while James Baisden received 36.11% of the vote.

In State House District 31, which includes Homer and the southern peninsula, Sarah Vance received 54.24% of the vote, while Kelly Cooper received 45.57% of the vote.

Statewide, Republican candidates secured victory. President Donald Trump received 52.83% of all Alaska votes, while President-elect Joe Biden received 42.77%. U.S. Senator Dan Sullivan received 53.90% of the vote, while Al Gross received 41.19%. U.S. Representative Don Young received 54.40% of the vote, while Alyse Galvin received 45.26% of the vote.

Ballot Measure No. 1 failed after 57.86% of voters cast ballots in opposition to the measure. Ballot Measure No. 2 narrowly passed after 50.55% of voters cast ballots in support.

Official election results can be viewed on the Division of Elections website at https://www.elections.alaska.gov/results/20GENR/data/sovc/ElectionSummaryReportRPT24.pdf.

Reach reporter Ashlyn O’Hara at ashlyn.ohara@peninsulaclarion.com.

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