Less Than 100 Votes Separate House District 34 Contenders

Democrat Jonathan Kreiss-Tompkins holds a narrow lead – less than 100 votes – over Republican Bill Thomas in the race for House District 34, a district in Southeast Alaska (Sitka). Results for other races around the state:

100 percent of pcts reporting:

  • House 2 (north of Fairbanks):         Bob Miller (D) – 3,434                                                  Tammie Wilson (R) – 3,722
  • House 17 (Anchorage):                      Geran Tarr (D) – 2,081                                           Cean Stevens (R) – 1,361
  • House 22 (Anchorage):                     Chris Tuck (D) – 2,688                                            Lisa Vaught (R) 2,161
  • House 24 (Anchorage):                     Patti Higgins (D) – 2,531                                               Charisse Millett (R) – 3,155
  • House 25: (Anchorage):                    Pete Petersen (D) –  3,260                                            Lance Pruitt (R) – 3,357
  • House 33 (Wrangell-Ketchikan):    Matt Olsen (D) – 1,696  Peggy Wilson (R) – 2,971  Kyle Johansen (NA) – 437
  • House 34 (Sitka):                               Jonathan Kreiss-Tompkins (D) – 3,114              Bill Thomas (R) – 3,070
  • House 38 (McGrath):                        David Guttenberg (D) – 2,349  Alan Dick (R) – 1,983  Dorothy Shockley (NA) 695

Awaiting precincts:

  • House 36: (Southwest Alaska)        Bryce Edgmond (D) – 2,032                                   Carl Morgan (R) – 1,668 – 98 percent reporting
Previous articleDon Young Wins Another Term
Next articleRepublicans Pick Up AK Senate Seats

Josh is the web producer for alaskapublic.org.

He has been a part of the web team since his internship during the summer of 2010.

Besides maintaining the website, he also reports for the Alaska Public Radio Network, gives occasional live news updates on KSKA 91.1FM during All Things Considered, runs camera and directs programs for Alaska Public Television, and has taken numerous photos and videos that appear on alaskapublic.org.

Prior to graduating from the Journalism and Public Communications Department at the University of Alaska Anchorage in December 2010, Josh worked at The Northern Light student newspaper where he and his staff won two Associated Collegiate Press Pacemaker Awards.

He has also been an adjunct instructor for the JPC department at UAA.

Born and raised in Anchorage, Alaska, Josh enjoys being outdoors, so when isn’t at work, you can usually find him out fishing, camping, hunting, four-wheeling, or snowmachining.

jedge (at) alaskapublic (dot) org | 907.550.8455 | About Josh