Absentee and early voting is underway for Juneau’s October 1st regular municipal election. A qualified voter can absentee vote for any reason.
Ballots can be cast early until September 30th at city hall’s assembly chambers or at the Mendenhall Mall.
Voting hours at city hall are Monday through Friday 8 am to 4:30 pm. At the Mendenhall Mall, ballots can be cast Monday through Friday 10 am to 6:30 pm, and during the weekend from noon to 4 pm.
Voters are choosing two school board members and three assembly members.
- The creator of the Facebook page the Juneau Community Collective is running for public office and that created a problem. He had to figure out how to continue moderating political comments on the page without falling into a conflict of interest.
- Dean Westlake appears to have beaten Rep. Benjamin Nageak in the Democratic House primary for District 40.
- A small plane made an emergency landing into the Mendenhall Wetlands State Game Refuge Friday after losing power.
- The Juneau Crime Line is offering a reward for tips in a nearly 6-month-old report of an attempted kidnapping.