These sample show candidates in the races for Assembly and school board and the ballot propositions that will be before voters in City and Borough of Juneau’s upcoming vote-by-mail election. (Ben Hohenstatt / Juneau Empire)

These sample show candidates in the races for Assembly and school board and the ballot propositions that will be before voters in City and Borough of Juneau’s upcoming vote-by-mail election. (Ben Hohenstatt / Juneau Empire)

A 1-stop spot for municipal election information

Find out more about the races, candidates and issues shaping this year’s election.

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.

Read about the District 1 race here, the District 2 race here and the uncontested races here.

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.

District 1

Incumbent Alicia Hughes-Skandijs, left, and Kenny Solomon-Gross will vie for a three-year term in Juneau’s District 1 during the upcoming municipal elections. (Courtesy Photos)

Incumbent Alicia Hughes-Skandijs, left, and Kenny Solomon-Gross will vie for a three-year term in Juneau’s District 1 during the upcoming municipal elections. (Courtesy Photos)

District 2

The four candidates for the City and Borough of Juneau Assembly District 2 seat covering the Mendenhall Valley, Auke Bay and north of the ferry terminal. Clockwise from top left: Lacey Derr, Derek Dzinich, Robert Shoemake and Christine Woll. (Photos courtesy of the candidates)

The four candidates for the City and Borough of Juneau Assembly District 2 seat covering the Mendenhall Valley, Auke Bay and north of the ferry terminal. Clockwise from top left: Lacey Derr, Derek Dzinich, Robert Shoemake and Christine Woll. (Photos courtesy of the candidates)

School board and areawide Assembly seat

Maria Gladziszewski, Brian Holst, and Martin Stepetin are running uncontested for seats on the Assembly and Board of Education respectively. (Photo Illustration / Juneau Empire)

Maria Gladziszewski, Brian Holst, and Martin Stepetin are running uncontested for seats on the Assembly and Board of Education respectively. (Photo Illustration / Juneau Empire)

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