Unofficial election results from the Matanuska-Susitna Borough reveal that approximately 7,005 people cast their votes at the polls Tuesday. That number is 11 percent of the total voting population, according to the Mat-Su Borough.


Candidate Dan Mayfield leads the race for Assembly district 5 by 293 votes. Unofficial results tonight show that voters supported another senior citizen and disabled veteran property tax exemption.


In the City of Wasilla, as of 10:30 p.m. Tuesday, the latest numbers put Bert Cottle well ahead of Loren Means in the race for Wasilla’s next mayor. Cottle leads with almost 75 percent of the votes, according to unofficial election results.


The Canvass Board will meet to count ballots, including some 337 questioned ballots, and 7 special needs ballots. Results will be released by 3 p.m. Friday, Oct. 10.