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June 15 “How to Run for Local Office” Workshop offers a crash course on local government

June 7, 2019 – FYI, News

If you’ve ever thought about running for local office, plan to work for someone who is, or just want a crash course on how local government works, you should attend the free June 15 “How to Run for Local Office” Workshop. Learn what it’s like to serve on the Juneau Assembly and School Board, and hear directly from current and past elected officials.

The workshop is on Saturday, June 15, 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in Assembly Chambers at City Hall. It’s free and focuses on: what it’s like to serve on the Assembly and School Board, deciding and preparing to run, legal requirements for candidates, how to get elected, and what happens if you win. You’ll hear panel presentations from current and past elected officials as well as experts in the field.

No registration is required for the half-day workshop. Coffee and snacks will be provided. “How to Run for Local Office” Workshop is sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Juneau, CBJ Clerk’s Office, Juneau Public Libraries, and the Juneau School District.

For more information, contact the City Clerk’s Office at 586-5278 or City.Clerk@juneau.org, the League of Women Voters Juneau at lwvjuneauak@gmail.com, or check out the Facebook event.