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Meet the Nomeite in charge of Alaska's elections

...She's very intelligent, and she's very, very quick at learning new things," said Tom Moran, Nome's former city clerk and Bahnke's replacement as manager. "I do realize that some people took umbrage at her lack of experience, but...
Not polling our weight

...know exactly what is causing this problem or how to fix it. A perplexing problemLaurie Sica has been serving as the city clerk and elections official since 2000. During her first year overseeing the city's municipal elections voter turnout was...
Behind the ballot

...without our precinct chairs and our volunteer workers," City Clerk Laurie Sica said.About 100 volunteers in all will's election official, and Beth McEwen, the deputy city clerk, have been at the heart of all 15 municipal elections...
Letter: Issues with fireweed editorial

...public and went on to deliberate the merits of the case and vote in public. The transcript is available for view at the City Clerk's office.Fourth, Empire staff knew the issues were much broader than fireweed, given previous coverage, information...
New names added to municipal candidate list

...municipal elections, including two newcomers, since the filing period opened Friday. Mayor Merrill Sanford filed with the city clerk Monday. So far, he is running unopposed. Incumbent Assembly member Jerry Nankervis, however, will have some competition...
CBJ Assembly Makes Board Appointments

...encouraged to submit an application at For additional information contact the Municipal Clerk's Office at (907) 586-5278 or at
Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, thumbs down for Aug. 17, 2015

...up to run for municipal office is this afternoon, and woefully few people had signed up by Friday afternoon when the city clerk's office closed. In fact, the Municipality of Skagway - with 1/36th the population of Juneau - had more candidates...
Only incumbents file for open seats

...Board of Education, according to the city clerk's webpage.Incumbents Loren Jones...opening day. He plans to file with the city clerk's office Monday. If elected to...Carlson or Sargeant have filed with the city clerk yet. Sargeant said she likely will...
Metlakatla Founders Day coming up

...story. This year, the town's Founder's Day festival will run from Aug. 5-8, said Metlakatla Indian Community City Clerk Connie Darling. "It's been going on since our community was founded, as far back as I remember," Darling said...
Municipal election open offices, voting announcement absentee ballot can be found in the municipal clerk's office. For more information about absentee ballots, call 586-5278, fax 586-4550, visit or email


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