The Juneau Empire ran a series of election explainers, race previews and candidate profiles the week of Sept. 7.
That’s a lot of information to take in over the course of just one week, so links to the pieces are here in one place. Additionally, the Empire is partnering with KTOO and the nonpartisan League of Women Voters to moderate a candidate forum at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 16. The virtual forum will be livestreamed.
How the mail-in election will work
This year’s municipal election will be conducted by mail due to the pandemic. Read about what to expect here. Additional information, including City and Borough of Juneau’s vote-by-mail notice can be found through the CBJ website.
The ballot propositions
Voters will consider two propositions as well as candidates in this year’s municipal election. Read about Prop 1 and the more high-profile Prop 2 here.
Previews of the races
This year, there is a two-person race for the District 1 seat on the City and Borough of Juneau Assembly, a four-person race for the District 2 seat and an uncontested race for an areawide Assembly seat. There are two candidates running for two open seats on the Juneau School District Board of Education.
Get to know a candidate
These pieces include responses to questions developed by the League of Women Voters, and biographical information was supplied by candidates.
School board and areawide Assembly seat
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