North Slope Borough Responds To Run-Off Election Investigation

A hearing will be held on Monday in Barrow to investigate allegations of vote count discrepancies, bribery and other charges in the run-off election between North Slope Borough Mayor Charlotte Brower and her opponent, George Ahmaogak. Wednesday, we aired an interview with Ahmaogak’s attorney. Thursday, we have a response from the North Slope Borough.

Ethel Patkotak is the attorney for the Borough. She says the outcome of the investigation will have an enormous impact on the North Slope.

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