Six Absentee Votes Change Verdict on Proposal in Palmer

Ellen Lockyer, KSKA – Anchorage

Absentee ballots have changed an election outcome in Palmer.  On Oct. 5, Palmer city election results indicated that a proposal to have the city buy the old Matanuska Maid block went down in defeat.  That was before absentee ballots were counted at week’s end.  Now, six absentee votes have turned that defeat into a victory for the $3 million proposal.

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