Post Election News

Troll-Peters-250Troll leads Peters in Juneau’s only contested municipal election race

Published Oct. 1 at 11:17 p.m.


Kate Troll is the presumptive winner of an Areawide Juneau Assembly seat.

voter-turnout-250Low voter turnout is a chronic problem in the capital city

Published Oct. 2 at 12:20 a.m.


Voter turnout at Tuesday’s election was a dismal 14 and a half percent.

I voted today Municipal Elections Results from around Alaska

Published Oct. 2 at 10:03 a.m.


Here’s a quick round-up of how yesterday’s local elections played out across the state.


Juneau Election Results

13 of 13 Precincts Reporting. | There are approximately 1,000 question and absentee ballots that are scheduled to be counted this week.

Assembly Areawide

Kate Troll | 1,866

Bill Peters | 1,571

Write – In | 18

Assembly District 1

Mary Becker | 2,489

Write – In | 116

Assembly District 2

Karen Crane | 2,422

Write – In | 89

School Board

Barbara Thurston | 2,225

Lisa Worl | 2,194

Write – In | 133

Last results update at 8:43 p.m.

Municipal Candidates

The 2013 municipal election is Tuesday, Oct. 1. Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Three seats are up for election on the Juneau Assembly: Area wide, District 1 and District 2. All are three-year terms. While candidates must live in the district in which they are seeking election, they are elected borough-wide. Two seats on the Juneau School District Board of Education are up for election; also three-year terms.

KTOO News reporters have talked with each candidate and filed these stories.

Karen Crane | Assembly District 2

Crane hopes to complete unfinished projects in second term

By Casey Kelly / Published Sept. 22, 2013

Crane says she spent much of her first Assembly term learning the ropes, a factor in her decision to seek a second term.


 Bill Peters | Assembly Areawide

Assembly candidate Bill Peters has a history of serving

By Lisa Phu / Published Sept. 25, 2013

Peters says Juneau has important issues to work on including affordable housing, jobs in Juneau, education, and access to a clean water supply.


Kate Troll | Assembly Areawide

Assembly candidate Kate Troll on AJ Mine and education

By Lisa Phu / Published Sept. 25, 2013

Kate Troll has a history in fisheries and tourism, and wants to make sure the public’s interest is put first.


Lisa Worl | School Board

Worl pushes for more parental involvement

By Casey Kelly / Published Sept. 25, 2013

Lisa Worl says parental involvement is critical to improving the quality of K-12 education in the Capital City.


Barbara Thurston | School Board

Barbara Thurston wants second school board term

By Rosemarie Alexander / Published Sept. 26, 2013

Barbara Thurston is seeking re-election after serving one term on the board.


Mary Becker | Assembly District 1

Mary Becker to continue work on housing, other CBJ issues

By Matt Miller / Published Sept. 27, 2013

Before her first run for Assembly, Becker served on the Social Services Advisory Board and was chair of the Juneau School Board.

Election Information

Polling Places:

Sample Ballot:

Election Dates:

October 1 – Election Day 7 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Election Central – City Hall Assembly Chambers – 7:00 p.m. -10:30 p.m.
October 4 – Final Count – Absentee & Questioned Ballots TBA
October 8 – Canvass Board Election Certification TBA
October 10 – Last Day to Contest Election (must be filed before or during review of election returns)
October 10 – Last Day to request Recount
October 14 -First Regular Assembly meeting scheduled for New Assembly Members
October 18 -Last Day to file for Judicial Review of Election in Superior Court