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No special election to fill vacant seats

A push by Haines Borough Mayor Stephanie Scott to allow use of special elections to fill vacancies on the borough assembly died Tuesday after failing to gain majority support on the assembly. A vote to advance the measure to a second public hearing failed with only two votes in support. Members Steve Vick, Debra Schnabel and Norm Smith were opposed. Daymond Hoffman and Joanne Waterman favored the change. […]