Tongass Democrats have nominated Jesse Kiehl, Sam Kito III, and Catherine Reardon to fill former Rep. Beth Kerttula’s vacant House District 32 seat.
The three were chosen after public interviews over the weekend. Nine Juneau Democrats applied to fill the seat.
All three nominees say they will seek a full term if appointed.
Juneau Sen. Dennis Egan took the nominees’ names to Gov. Sean Parnell this morning. The governor has 30 days to fill a vacancy in the legislature within 30 days of that vacancy.
Kerttula resigned Jan. 24 after accepting a position at Stanford University.
This is a developing story. Check back for updates.
- The contest s driven by online votes. The installation is made up of mirrors and handmade tears of glass several feet long suspended from a hallway ceiling at Gastineau Elementary School.
- City officials say the increased revenue will help cover animal control services. The new rates went into immediate effect.
- Juneau Police Department is investigating a burglary that occurred in North Douglas over the weekend.