CHARTER SAYS THEY NEED 8 VOTES; THEY HAD 7

For the sixth time this year, the Anchorage Assembly has extended the current emergency declaration, this time until Jan. 15, 2021. The vote came after two hours of testimony from the public, which went heavily against the plan to extend.

The vote was 7-3, with Assembly members Jamie Allard, Crystal Kennedy and John Weddleton voting against it.

According to the Municipal Charter, which is the city’s governing document, the Assembly needs 8 votes…

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