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.
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