Conservatives defeated in Mat-Su Assembly race


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Conservatives for Mat-Su Borough Assembly were bested by heavy union spending and Democrat Party organization during the Nov. 5 election.

With all absentee and questioned ballots counted, union-backed Tim Hale and environmentalist-consultant Stephanie Nowers took seats on the Assembly.

Of the 47,323 voters in the Mat-Su, just 6,219 voted. The election drew a 10.31 percent turnout.