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Anchorage mayor takes oath in Honolulu

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By RACHEL D'ORO
Associated Press

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - Wearing an Aloha shirt, Anchorage Mayor Dan Sullivan took the oath of office on Monday in Honolulu.

Sullivan had a previously scheduled family vacation to Hawaii. The city calls for a mayor to be sworn in on July 1 or as soon thereafter as practical. He doesn't return to Alaska until July 16.

He arranged to have a live video link established between Anchorage City Hall and a lawyer's office in Honolulu.

An Anchorage judge administered the oath, and Sullivan repeated it in Hawaii. Once that was completed, he donned a lei and then signed forms that were notarized by the Honolulu attorney.

Sullivan signed off the broadcast by saying, "Aloha."

 

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