Juneau voters mailed their ballots in, but 339 of them will not be counted because there is no post office cancellation on them


The voters in Juneau cast their ballots in September and October for the Oct. 5 municipal election.

But for 339 Juneau voters, their votes arrived, but did not get counted. That is because when they were delivered to the counting office in Anchorage — the same one run by the Anchorage Municipal Clerk and used for Anchorage elections — there was no U.S. Post Office cancellation on them. There was no way to determine when those ballots had been mailed.

8,517 Juneau voters — 30 percent of the registered voters of the Capital City — took part in the election process. With 339 ballots not counted, that is

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