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Wrangell Voters Decide Against Sales Tax Decrease

By | October 2, 2013

About 600 voters took to the polls in Tuesday’s elections.

Incumbent mayor David Jack will keep his position for another year after receiving three-quarters of the vote.

There was a controversial ballot initiative to lower the city and borough sales tax by 1.5 percent. That would have cost the city about $500,000 in lost annual revenue.

That proposition was defeated by 75 percent of the vote.

These results are unofficial until the canvass board meets on Thursday.

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