The Juneau municipal election is still two weeks away, but voters can now cast absentee ballots at two polling places in town.
Assembly members last night (Monday) approved the measures without making any changes.
The slate of candidates for Juneau's October 2nd municipal election is now set. On Monday, the last day for candidates to file for office, Cheryl Jebe joined the race for mayor, and Will Muldoon and Phyllis Carlson joined the race for school board.
Juneau’s business community has serious reservations about a proposal to put two capital improvement project funding packages on this fall’s municipal election ballot, according to a survey of Chamber of Commerce members.
The APOC exemption means Paul Nowlin must limit fundraising and expenditures to $5,000 or less. His only opponent at this point, Loren Jones, does not plan to limit spending.
As expected, Merrill Sanford filed for mayor. Loren Jones filed for Assembly District 1, and Jerry Nankervis filed for District 2. Andi Story filed to run for school board. Paul Nowlin was the only candidate not to file as of close of business Friday.
The candidate filing period for Juneau Assembly and Board of Education opens Friday.
Paul Nowlin - a 35-year-old office manager at Petro Marine in Juneau - filed his letter of intent with the Alaska Public Offices Commission Monday. Nowlin says he wants to give back to the community where he grew up.
Loren Jones is collecting voters’ signatures for his CBJ nomination petition. He intends to file for the Assembly District One seat on August 3rd, the first day of the filing period for the October municipal election.