Kenai Peninsula Borough Clerk Johni Blankenship oversees the testing of voting equipment ahead of the Oct. 5 municipal election on Thursday, Sept. 9, 2021 in Soldotna, Alaska. (Ashlyn O’Hara/Peninsula Clarion)

Kenai Peninsula Borough Clerk Johni Blankenship oversees the testing of voting equipment ahead of the Oct. 5 municipal election on Thursday, Sept. 9, 2021 in Soldotna, Alaska. (Ashlyn O’Hara/Peninsula Clarion)

Outstanding municipal election ballots to be counted Monday

A total of 1,512 ballots, including absentee, questioned and special needs, will be counted.

More than 1,500 ballots cast during the Oct. 5 municipal election will be counted Monday, Kenai Peninsula Borough Clerk Johni Blankenship announced Friday.

The ballots — 1,512 in total — include absentee, questioned and special needs ballots and have already been reviewed by the borough canvass board. Additionally, there are “a handful” of ballots from six of the borough’s by-mail precincts that will also be counted, Blankenship said.

Ballots cast in city races are reviewed separately from the borough by city canvass boards.

Unofficial results from the Oct. 5 municipal election can be found on the borough clerk’s website.

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

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