Ben Matheson

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Following the Wednesday deadline to file for Bethel’s City Council election, seven candidates have declared for three available seats.

Those include Beatrice Sosa, Juanita Sosa, Juan Sosa, Zach Fansler, Byron Maczynski, Charles Herman, and incumbent Council Member Sharon Sigmon.

The city has not determined eligibility and City Clerk Lori Strickler plans to do that Thursday.
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Precinct number two in Bethel. Photo by Ben Matheson / KYUK.

Precinct number two in Bethel. Photo by Ben Matheson / KYUK.

With the no votes on ballot measure number one – the oil tax repeal— leading by about 7-thousand votes before absentee and early votes are counted, Alaskans were mixed on their preferred oil tax structure.
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