Regular Borough Election - October 7, 2014

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

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

PUBLIC NOTICE

For the upcoming City and Borough of Wrangell Regular Election of October 7, 2014, the following ordinance applies:

     2.16.030 Write-in Candidates and Write-in Votes.  Individuals who fail to file a declaration of candidacy but wish to run for office as a write-in candidate, must file with the borough clerk, a letter of intent no later than five p.m. on the Friday preceding the election (October 3, 2014) in which the candidate plans to participate.

     Write-in votes cast for individuals who do not file a letter of intent will not be counted.

     In order to vote for a write-in candidate, the voter must, in space provided, write in the candidate’s name as the candidate’s name appears on the letter of intent filed with the borough clerk.  In addition, the voter must mark the oval opposite the candidate’s name.

Stickers shall not be used.

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                                   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 AND BOROUGH OF WRANGELL, ALASKA

LEGAL

DECLARATION OF CANDIDACY FOR BOROUGH MAYOR, BOROUGH ASSEMBLY, PORT COMMISSION, SCHOOL BOARD AND (WMC) HOSPITAL BOARD and signature petitions as required, will be available in the Borough Clerk’s Office from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday (except holidays), August 1, 2014 through August 29, 2014.

Qualified persons may have their name placed on the ballot for the October 7, 2014, City & Borough of Wrangell Regular Election by filing declarations of candidacy for Borough Mayor, Borough Assembly, Port Commission, School Board and (WMC) Hospital Board.

Mayor: One – (2 year term)

Assembly: Two – (3 year terms)

Assembly: One – (1 Year Unexpired Term)

Port Commission: One – (3 year term)

School Board: One – (3 year term)

Hospital Board: Two – (4 year terms)

 

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