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Early Voting Starts for CBJ Election – find out how you can cast your ballot.

September 14th, 2017|Comments Off on Early Voting Starts for CBJ Election – find out how you can cast your ballot.

Are you heading out of town? Don’t forget to vote before you go!

Thanks to the combined efforts of Dominion Voting Systems, Printworks (Ballot Printing in Homer), Alaska Airlines, Reliable Transfer, and some experienced election workers, ballots for the October 3 Municipal Election have been printed, delivered and tested, and will be available today in the City Hall Conference Room 224 from 2 – 4:30 p.m. and on Friday from 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Any registered voter is welcome to come by and vote early.

The City and Borough of Juneau provides many options for voting.

Early voting will be available starting Monday, September 18 through October 2 at City Hall and in the Mendenhall Mall Annex for in-person voting. The open hours are:

City Hall, Conference Room #224 Foyer
Mondays – Fridays: 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Mendenhall Mall Annex
(Near State of Alaska Division of Elections Office)
Mondays – Fridays: 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
and
Saturdays, Sept. 23 & 30: Noon – 4:00 p.m.

Voters can request a ballot by mail, email or fax to any address. Applications for a by-mail ballot or an e-ballot can be found on the Municipal Clerk’s website: https://beta.juneau.org/clerk/elections

On Election Day, Tuesday, October 3, the polls will be open at 7 a.m. through 8 p.m.  Election workers will greet you at the following locations:

  • UAS Recreation Center, 12300 Mendenhall Loop Rd.
  • Nugget Mall, 8745 Glacier Highway
  • Auke Bay Ferry Terminal, 13.8 Mile Glacier Highway
  • Mendenhall Valley Public Library, 3025 Dimond Park Loop
  • Aldersgate United Methodist Church, 9161 Cinema Drive
  • Glacier Valley Baptist Church, […]

General Information

The Municipal Clerk’s Office serves as Liaison with the CBJ Assembly, staff and the public and is the Election Official for the municipality. The Municipal Clerk is responsible for:

  • administrating local elections, serving as a voter registration office for the State of Alaska; and reviewing compliance with Alaska Public Offices Commission requirements.
  • providing notification of all official activities and meetings of the Assembly and its various committees in compliance with the Open Meetings Act.
  • administrating the activity of the Assembly, the Assembly Standing Committees and the Assembly appointed advisory boards and committees.
  • administrating appeals to the Assembly regarding decisions of the Planning Commission and other quasi-judicial boards.
  • responding to requests for information from the public, CBJ staff, other municipalities, state officials, and both state and federal legislative offices.
  • coordinating and maintaining office tracking system for correspondence and follow-up action.
  • maintaining a comprehensive record system of all CBJ permanent and historic records; maintaining custody of the City and Borough seal; and attesting to CBJ documents such as minutes, legislation, plats, and Notices of Decisions, and ensuring compliance with the Open Records Act.
  • assisting in the preparation of the Assembly budget, reviewing expenditures and assisting the Mayor’s Executive Assistant with administration of approved budget.
  • assisting in planning and attending special events on behalf of the CBJ.
  • administering liquor and gaming license review.