Regular Borough Election - October 7, 2014

***** LOCAL ELECTION - OCTOBER 7, 2014 *****

See below for the new City Election Ballot layout.....

City & Borough of Wrangell, Alaska

PUBLIC NOTICE – City Board and Committee Vacancies

Persons interested in serving on the following City Boards and Committees, please submit your Letter of Interest to the Office of the Borough Clerk, City & Borough of Wrangell, P.O. Box 531, Wrangell, AK 99929.

Deadline for Letters of Interest is 5:00 p.m., Monday, October 6, 2014, for the following vacancies:

Planning & Zoning Commission                  two– (three year terms)

Parks & Recreation Board                          two – (three year terms)

Wrangell Convention & Visitors Bureau       two – (three year terms)

Economic Development Committee            two – (three year terms)

Nolan Museum/Civic Center Board             one – (three year term)

If you have any questions on the duties and responsibilities for each board and committee, please contact the Borough Clerk’s Office at either calling 874-2381 or emailing clerk [at] wrangell [dot] com or stop by City Hall at 205 Brueger Street.

CITY AND BOROUGH OF WRANGELL, ALASKA

NOTICE OF REGULAR ELECTION

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on the 7th day of October 2014, there will be held in the City and Borough of Wrangell, Alaska, a Regular Election for the purpose of voting on the following City Officers.

Mayor Seat One - Two Year Term
Assembly Member              Two - Three Year Terms
Assembly Member                            One – (1 Year Unexpired Term)
School Board Member One - Three Year Term
Port Commissioner One - Three Year Term
Hospital Board Members Two – Four Year Terms

 

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The polls for said election will be open at 8:00 a.m. on the said day and will close at 8:00 p.m. on the same day.

Each voter must have the qualifications prescribed by state law.  A qualified voter shall vote only once per election and shall exercise that right at the polling place established in the designated Wrangell Precinct (James & Elsie Nolan Museum/Civic Center) and in which he/she resides within the borough boundaries of the City and Borough of Wrangell.

ABSENTEE VOTING

BEGINS MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2014

DURING BUSINESS HOURS

FROM 9:00 AM TO 5:00 PM
MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

AT CITY HALL

FOR THE OCTOBER 7, 2014 REGULAR ELECTION

QUALIFIED VOTERS MAY VOTE AN

ABSENTEE BALLOT UNTIL

5:00 P.M., Monday, OCTOBER 6, 2014

For those voters who cannot VOTE ABSENTEE IN PERSON, you may submit an application to have your ballot mailed or faxed to you beginning Tuesday, September 8, 2014, at 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.

Please stop by the Borough’s Clerks Office to apply.

City & Borough of Wrangell, Alaska

Notice to Voters

Voter qualifications for the City & Borough of Wrangell, October 7, 2014, Regular Election, are as follows:

a United States citizen;
registered and qualified to vote in the State of Alaska elections and registered thereat for at least thirty (30) days immediately preceding the municipal election;
at least eighteen (18) years of age;
a resident of the City & Borough of Wrangell for thirty (30) days preceding the election;
not disqualified by reason of having been convicted of a felony involving moral turpitude, and if so, that civil rights have been restored, nor disqualified because judicially determined to be of unsound mind.

Voters are cautioned to make certain their residence address is correct on their State Voter Registration.  City law requires that each voter shall be registered to vote in the precinct in which that person seeks to vote in order to vote in municipal elections.

Your name must appear on the precinct list!  If you are registered in another city, you must change your registration prior to Sunday, September 7, 2014, to qualify to vote in the Regular Election of October 7, 2014.

 

You may ask the Borough Clerk to check the precinct register to assure your qualifications.

 

State of Alaska - Division of Elections

2014 General Election Information

What's on the November 4, 2014 General Election Ballot

Candidate Races on the Ballot

Governor/Lt. Governor

US Representative

 

State Representative

(Districts 1 - 40)

US Senator

State Senator

(Districts A, C, E, F, G, I, K, M, N,O, P Q, S, T)

Judicial Retention

Ballot Measures on the  Ballot

•    Ballot  Measure #2 - 13PSUM, An Act to Tax and Regulate the Production, Sale, and Use of Marijuana

•    Ballot  Measure #3 - 13MINW, An Act to Increase Alaska's Minimum  Wage

•    Ballot  Measure #4- 12BBAY, An Act Providing for Protection of Bristol Bay Wild Salmon and Waters Within or Flowing Into the Existing 1972 Bristol Bay Fisheries Reserve

 

Division of Elections website: www.elections.alaska.gov