May 25

By Lora West

Tonight’s Anchorage Assembly meeting will feature the certification of the Anchorage Mayoral race. The Assembly will take up the matter forwarded by the Municipal Clerk during its regular meeting that starts at 5 pm at the Loussac Library at 36th Ave. and Denali Street.

Mayor-elect Dave Bronson won over Assemblyman Forrest Dunbar in a close vote, 45,937 to 44,743, a 1,194-vote difference and enough to avoid a recount.

If certified, Bronson will be sworn in on July 1 and Acting Mayor Austin Quinn-Davidson will return to her seat on the Assembly.

Unlike Assembly meetings in the recent year, the emergency order that has been lifted by the Assembly will also allow more people in the chambers to observe the proceedings.