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Unalaska’s Mayoral Recall Election 2018: Final Results

Mar 9, 2018

Election officials counted ballots by hand after Unalaska’s voting machine jammed and tallied some ballots twice. Now, the city is asking the Alaska Division of Elections to replace the machine.
Credit Laura Kraegel/KUCB

City officials have released the final results of Unalaska’s mayoral recall election after canvassing absentee and questioned ballots.

The official data confirms that Tuesday’s recall failed, with about 62 percent of voters supporting Mayor Frank Kelty.

The City Council is expected to certify the election results Tuesday night.

Shall Frank Kelty be recalled from the office of mayor?

  • Yes: 204 votes (38.5%)
  • No: 326 votes (61.5%)