Incumbent Melissa Borton will serve another three years on the Kodiak school board.

The unofficial results for the Kodiak Island Borough were tallied Tuesday night, with Borton receiving 1,093 votes.

Her challenger, Betty Odell, received 785 votes.

There are still roughly 193 absentee votes to count in the borough yet, but they wouldn’t change the outcome.

Borton is excited to be back on the board.

“I feel like I’ve been learning so much in my first three years and I’m still learning and have a lot of work to do,” she said.

She said the district is moving in the right direction and she can’t wait to work on different projects like the math intervention program and a technology overhaul in the district.

“I’m excited to see computers in the hands of our kids. We have a lot to do,” she said.

Races for two three-year seats on the Kodiak City Council are very close.

Incumbents John Whiddon and Terry Haines lead with 495 and 444. Challenger Charles Davidson, who served on the city council before for more than 15 years, is sitting on 442 votes.

Roughly 100 absentee and question ballots will be counted Oct. 13.

Pat Branson, the lone candidate for the single one-year seat, tallied 703 votes.

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