Yes, no, definitely, maybe

During Tuesday’s Assembly candidate debate, moderators asked the candidates a series of questions of “yes” or “no” questions in a “lightning round.” The results are as follows:

Q: Juneau Assembly member Jesse Kiehl is drafting a city ordinance that would prohibit discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity in the private sector, including public accommodations and housing. Would you support this ordinance?

Greg Fisk (Mayoral candidate): Definitely

Merrill Sanford (Mayoral candidate): Yes

Loren Jones (Assembly D1 candidate): Yes

Dixie Hood (Assembly D2 candidate): Yes

Jerry Nankervis (Assembly D2 candidate): Probably

Jason Pucket (Assembly D2 candidate): Yes

Q: Do you support the Juneau Access Road?

Fisk: Conditionally, yes

Sanford: Yes

Jones: No

Hood: No

Nankervis: Yes

Pucket: No

Q: During this recent tourist season, the volunteer group Friends of the Flags decided to remove the Mississippi state flag and replace it with a former state flag. Do you agree with their decision?

Fisk: Yes

Sanford: No

Jones: Yes

Hood: Yes

Nankervis: No

Pucket: No

Q: Should Juneau have a second bridge crossing Gastineau Channel?

Fisk: Yes

Sanford: Yes

Jones: Yes

Hood: Yes

Nankervis: Yes

Pucket: Yes

Q: Do Juneau Police officers need to wear body cameras?

Fisk: No

Sanford: Up to the chief of police

Jones: Up to the chief police

Hood: Yes

Nankervis: No

Pucket: Yes

Q: According to multiple reports, Juneau has seen an increase in heroin use in recent years. Overall, do you think Juneau has a drug problem?

Fisk: Yes

Sanford: Yes

Jones: Yes

Hood: Yes

Nankervis: Yes

Pucket: Yes

Q: Should the city continue shipping sewage sludge outside of Juneau or invest in possible construction of an incinerator?

Fisk: Yes

Sanford: Maybe

Jones: Yes

Hood: Yes

Nankervis: Yes

Pucket: Yes

Q: The Community Development Department is asking for a position that would cost about $94,000 per year for someone to educate the public about marijuana laws and ensure businesses are following regulations. Do you support the creation of this position?

Fisk: No

Sanford: No

Jones: No

Hood: Yes

Nankervis: No

Pucket: No

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