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.
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 […]
- 2017 Toolkit for Candidacy
- 2017 Nomination / Declaration of Candidacy Form – Assembly
- 2017 Nomination / Declaration of Candidacy Form – School Board
- Official Candidate Statement Form (optional)
- Link to Filing a Candidate Public Official Financial Disclosure Statement (required to run for office)
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://www.dot.alaska.gov/stwddes/dcsrow/pop_rowbrochure.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.
Laurie Sica – 586-0216
Beth McEwen – 586-0203