Assembly member Norton Gregory resigned from the City and Borough of Juneau Assembly today. His departure leaves a new vacancy for an Areawide seat in the October 2 Regular Municipal Election. This is another opportunity for the public to serve the community. The Candidate Filing Period closes today, August 13 at 4:30 p.m.
The Areawide seat now on the ballot in the Regular Municipal Election will be a one-year term, which is the remainder of Gregory’s term. Juneau voters will also elect a mayor, two District 2 Assembly seats, a District 1 Assembly seat and three School Board seats. Residents of Downtown Juneau, Douglas, North Douglas, Lemon Creek and the Airport area are eligible to run for District 1; residents of Mendenhall Valley and out the road are eligible to run for District 2. The Mayor is an Areawide seat.
Again, the Candidate Filing Period for the October 2 Regular Municipal Election closes today, August 13 at 4:30 p.m. People interested in running for municipal office must complete a Declaration of Candidacy, a Nominating Petition, and an Alaska Public Offices Commission Public Official Financial Disclosure. There forms are available online and must be filed with the CBJ Municipal Clerk Office during the filing period.
To vote in the October 2 Regular Municipal Election, you must be registered by September 2. Voters, regardless of which District they live in, will get to vote for all open seats.
For more information, contact […]
2018 Mayor & Assembly Declaration of Candidacy/Nomination Petition Packet – Updated Form as of 8/2/2018
List of Certified Municipal Candidates Last Updated 8/13/2018 @ 5:30 p.m.
- Canvass of the Regular Municipal Election held on October 3, 2017
- Final Official Results – Certified by Canvass Board on October 10, 2017
- Friday October 6 – updated election results (UNOFFICIAL) with Absentee and Questioned ballots
- Unofficial Election Results – Election Night October 3, 2017
- 2017_Polling_Locations_Regular_Municipal_Election – Polls open 7 am – 8 pm on Tuesday, Oct. 3
- Notice of Election
- Sample Ballot
- Certified Municipal Candidates
- 2017 Election Timeframes
- 2017 Election Dates
- 2017 Voter Information Pamphlet
- 2018-Toolkit – How to Run For Local Office Handbook
- 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://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.
Laurie Sica – 586-0216
Beth McEwen – 586-0203