Nome School Board recall, Alaska (2010)

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A vote on whether to recall Gloria Karmun, Kirsten Timbers, Barb Nickels, Albert McComas and Heather Payenna from their positions on the Nome Board of Education, which administers the Nome School District in Nome, Alaska took place on May 25, 2010.[1]

Election results

Payenna and McComas were recalled, while Karmun, Nickels and Timbers retained their seats.[2]

Heather Payenna:

  • Votes to recall: 479 Approveda
  • Votes to retain: 471

Gloria Karmun:

  • Votes to recall: 447
  • Votes to retain: 495 Defeatedd

Albert McComas:

  • Votes to recall: 491 Approveda
  • Votes to retain: 467

Barb Nickels:

  • Votes to recall: 362
  • Votes to retain: 580 Defeatedd

Kirsten Timbers :

  • Votes to recall: 476
  • Votes to retain: 478 Defeatedd

40% of eligible voters cast a vote.[2]

The recall campaign was organized after the board voted on January 12, 2010, not to renew the contracts of Nome-Beltz Junior/Senior High School Principal Janeen Sullivan and Assistant Principal Doug Boyer.[3]

The election was administered by Unorganized Borough election officials.

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