As a new Assembly members prepare to take over, outgoing Mayor Ken Koelsch sat down to look back on his time serving Juneau.
Juneau’s municipal election has been certified, solidifying the win for Mayor-elect Beth Weldon and three new assembly members.
The Canvass Review Board spent days counting 2,500 early, questioned and absentee ballots. Wade Bryson’s lead over the next closest opponent grew by 6 votes.
Wade Bryson holds a 122-vote lead over Garrett Schoenberger in an Assembly race that’s unresolved. There are about 2,500 ballots still to be counted.
Three new members have been elected on the Juneau School District Board of Education. Kevin Allen, Paul Kelly and Elizabeth “Ebett” Siddon ran unopposed for three open seats on the board.
Unofficial results from Tuesday’s election show Weldon earning almost half of the vote in the four-way race.
By Wednesday, Juneau will have a new mayor and three new Assembly members. The municipal election is Tuesday. Polls open at 7 a.m. and close at 8 p.m.
Candidates Beth Weldon, Norton Gregory and Saralyn Tabachnick participated in the packed forum at the Moose Lodge. Norton Gregory joined by phone.
Parents looking for a way to engage their children in Juneau’s local election can take advantage of a Kids Vote event this weekend and next.
For this year’s League of Women Voters municipal candidate forum, the nonpartisan civic organization partnered with KTOO and the Juneau Empire to broadcast live from @360.