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October 2, 2018 CBJ Municipal Election Now Certified

It is with great pleasure that we announce the official certification of the October 2, 2018 Regular Municipal Election. The results of the election can be found under the October 2, 2018 links on the on the Clerk’s Election webpage at https://beta.juneau.org/clerk/elections

The Municipal Clerk’s Office would like to extend its thanks and appreciation to all the candidates who were willing to run for office and extend special thanks to all the hard working election volunteers and staff who made this election possible!

The newly elected Board of Education (School Board) members will be sworn into office at a meeting to be held this evening at 6:00 p.m. in the Thunder Mountain Library. Newly elected Assemblymembers will be attending an Assembly Onboarding Training event at 8:00 a.m. on Saturday, October 13 in the Assembly Chambers and they will be sworn into office at the Monday, October 15 Assembly meeting at 7:00 p.m. in the Assembly Chambers.

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For more information contact the City Clerk’s office at 586-5278 or city.clerk@juneau.org

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Additional Information

We Want You! Uncle Sam ImageTo be eligible to vote in the City and Borough of Juneau, you must register 30 days prior to the election, at an address within the City and Borough of Juneau.

If a voter has changed a name, residence address or mailing address, an updated voter registration application should be completed. Voters may register to vote at any of the following locations during regular office hours:

  • State Division of Elections’ Office, 240 Main St., Room 601, Monday – Friday;
  • State Division of Elections – Region I Office, Mendenhall Mall, Monday – Friday
  • Municipal Building, 155 S. Seward St., Clerk’s Office Room 202, Monday – Friday; and
  • Any CBJ Library – check schedule for hours: http://www.juneau.org/library/contact_branch.php
  • Voter registration applications are available on-line at http://www.elections.alaska.gov.

If you have any questions, please contact the State Division of Elections directly at 907-465-3021.

  • Political signs do not require a CBJ Sign Permit for placement, but they must meet the following standards found in CBJ Ordinance 49.45.300:
  • Unlighted, political signs of up to thirty-two square feet each may be displayed on private property.
  • Signs may be installed no sooner than ninety days prior to the election date and shall be removed within five working days after the election date.
  • Political signs not relating to a specific election shall be limited to a display period not to exceed ninety days within one calendar year.
  • Unlighted political signs of up to four square feet may be displayed on private property up to two hundred seventy days prior to the election date and shall be removed within five working days after the election date.
  • Signs must be placed in a manner that does not obstruct the view of drivers to oncoming traffic.
  • Signs may not imitate traffic signs or signals, or be attached to or be placed adjacent to any utility pole, parking meter, traffic sign, signal, or official traffic control device.
  • Signs may not move, rotate or flash.
  • Signs on licensed, functional motor vehicles are allowed, provided that the primary use of the vehicle is not the display of signs and that such vehicle is not used as a static display for advertising. Please be aware that Alaska State Statutes considers political signs not located on campaign headquarters to be “off-premise advertising” and prohibits their placement on, adjacent to or where they may be viewed from state maintained highways and right-of-ways, including Egan Expressway, Glacier Highway, Marine Way, Ferry Way, Thane Road, Douglas Highway, North Douglas Highway, Mendenhall Loop Road, Fritz Cove Road, Mendenhall Peninsula Road, and Engineer’s Cutoff Road (AS 19.25.080-19.25.105) Questions regarding this may be directed to Right-of-Way Agent, AK DOT, 465-4546. More information is also on the State’s DOT Website at: http://dot.alaska.gov/stwddes/dcsrow/campaignsigns.shtml
  • Please review the signs made for your campaign and their placement and be sure that they meet the criteria above. Thank you for your cooperation with these requirements and good luck with your campaign!

Election Workers Wanted!

It takes over 100 people to make an election run smoothly in Juneau. We are looking for precinct poll workers, review board workers,  and election central runners.

Election workers must be 18 years of age and registered to vote in municipal elections.

High school student interns are welcome to volunteer.

Interested?

Contact:
Beth McEwen – 586-0203
Diane Cathcart – 586-0216
or send an email to City.Clerk@juneau.org

For additional assistance regarding any Municipal Election, please do not hesitate to contact:

CBJ Clerk’s Office
155 South Seward Street, Room 202
Juneau, AK 99801
Telephone: (907)586-5278 FAX: (907)586-4550 TDD: (907)586-5351
or via our online form.