CANDIDATE FILING PERIOD
The candidate filing period for the 2019 election on October 1, 2019 is August 22 through the close of business on September 6, 2019. Filing packets will be available on Friday, August 16, 2019 but they cannot be filed before August 22nd.
To run for a seat on the City Council, candidate must be a qualified voter and a resident of the City for a period of not less than one year prior to the date of filing a nominating petition.
LAST DAY TO REGISTER TO VOTE FOR CITY COUNCIL
State law requires voter registration or changes to registrations be made 30 days prior to an election. State of Alaska Voter Registration Applications, available at City Hall, DMV, or online (elections.alaska.gov), must be postmarked or faxed (907-451-2832) before September 1, 2019 to be eligible to vote in the Municipal Election on October 1, 2019.
MAKE YOUR VOTE COUNT
Qualified voters who will not be able to vote in person on October 1, 2019 can apply for an absentee ballot (April 1 through September 20) or vote in person (September 16 through September 30).
Contact staff at City Hall (895-4656) for more information.