The results are final and residents of Whale Pass have approved the incorporation of Alaska’s newest second class city. The small community on Prince of Wales Island voted this winter on forming a new city government. Residents also elected seven people to a new Whale Pass city council.
The state’s division of elections counted 46 ballots and certified the results on January 19th. The final count had nearly three quarters of the ballots in favor of incorporation.
Eight candidates ran for the seven seats on the new Whale Pass city council. Lauri DiSarro is only candidate not winning a seat.