Anchorage Mayor and Former Assembly Chair Headed to Runoff Election

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Incumbent Anchorage Mayor Dave Bronson and former Assembly Chair Suzanne LaFrance are set to compete in a runoff election next month after the first round of election results.

(Left) Anchorage Mayor Dave Bronson campaigns on Election Day, Tuesday, April 2, 2024. (Right) Anchorage mayoral candidate Suzanne LaFrance campaigns on Monday. (Bill Roth / ADN) Incumbent Anchorage Mayor Dave Bronson and former Assembly Chair Suzanne LaFrance appeared headed to a runoff election next month after the first round of election results were posted Tuesday.preliminary results , nobody came close enough to the threshold to win outright.

LaFrance received 36% of votes, and Bronson picked up 35%. Two other prominent candidates, former Anchorage Economic Development Corp. leader Bill Popp and former Democratic state Rep. Chris Tuck, earned 17% and just under 8% respectively, but it was not enough to advance.For months, close election-watchers have. With the order now set, campaigns will pivot to a new phase. Ballots for the second-stage contest will be mailed to qualified voters on May 6, a week before they are due back May 14 either by mail, drop box or in-person votin

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