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Workshop teaches how to run for office

A new workshop sponsored by the Juneau League of Women Voters, CBJ clerk Laurie Sica, Juneau Public Libraries and the Juneau School District is promising to tell ordinary citizens how to run for office.The workshop...
Juneau's future, seen in sepia

...founding is present in the introduction of the 1964 plan. The old typewritten document, found recently while City Clerk Laurie Sica sorted through old boxes of paperwork, was dreamed up by an ordinary group of 20 residents.They humbly admitted that...
Assembly protests two liquor licenses

...and Alaskan Brewing.? A brief discussion on the question of combining state and municipal elections. City Clerk Laurie Sica put together a report for the Assembly to consider, which includes a look at Anchorage's consideration of by-mail...
Holst and O'Brien win school board seats

...respectively.There were 1,860 write-in votes submitted in the race, not enough to be counted individually, city clerk Laurie Sica said. Although absentee and questioned ballots won't be finalized until Friday, Sica said she doesn't expect the...
One candidate pulls out of Assembly race

...deadline to withdraw, so her name will remain on the ballot, which has already been approved for printing, city clerk Laurie Sica said in a different news release. Hart does not agree to serve if elected, the release stated.The municipal election...
Local groups team up to tackle low voter turnout

...Elected assembly members and local ballot initiatives "have an immediate and obvious impact on our lives," he said.Laurie Sica, in an email, said she wasn't surprised by the turnout, "given that there were no ballot propositions and only...
'Over-voting' was common problem for absentee voters

...voters to select "not more than one" candidate. "It's just a shame they didn't understand," Municipal Clerk Laurie Sica said. "People see the number '2' and vote for two (candidates)." Joshua Warren, runner-up in the Assembly...
White, Gladziszewski win contested seats say. There are about 1,100 absentee ballots and 325 questioned ballots left to be finalized Friday, city clerk Laurie Sica said."It is maybe optimistic to think it could swing that far, but I'm not quite ready to say 'good job' to...
Survey: Housing still top local issue bars, restaurants and public places. Slight changes were proposed to CBJ election code, presented by City Clerk Laurie Sica. Changes would allow voters who may leave town in advance of elections to obtain a ballot earlier than the current...
Assembly increases appeal fee by $250

...why not, give it a shot' appeals," he said. "We're never going to recoup our expenses on this."City clerk Laurie Sica, who handles appeals, said there is a vetting process and a form to fill out for people who can't pay the $250...


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