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Empire Editorial: Empowered enough to get the job done

...formed.As you read in Wednesday's Empire, the pool board, which voters heavily approved during the most recent municipal election, will be a hybrid of sorts between a standard board and an empowered one. The pool board will be able to: decide...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-05-01/empire-editorial-empowered-enough-get
Opinion
Register to vote in municipal election by Sunday

...the last day to register to vote in October's municipal election.Residents can register at the state Division of...available online at www.elections.alaska.gov.The municipal election is Oct. 7. Eight candidates are running for three...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-09-05/register-vote-municipal-election-sunday
Local
Front-runners to face off in Anchorage mayoral race

...after no candidate received more than the mandatory 45 percent of the vote for an outright win.In Tuesday's municipal election, front-runner Ethan Berkowitz garnered nearly 37 percent of the vote, with more than 99 percent of precincts...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-09/front-runners-face-anchorage-mayoral-ra
State
Consultant creates super PAC for Anchorage mayor's race

...successful bid for U.S. Senate."Anchorage Likes Coffey" is Hackney's his first effort with a super PAC in a municipal election.Under the 2010 U.S. Supreme Court "Citizens United" decision, the groups can raise and spend unlimited sums...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-17/consultant-creates-super-pac-anchorage-
State
Local groups team up to tackle low voter turnout

...remember the turnout for the last municipal election, since a majority seem to...response to recent trends in municipal election rates," said Barr. "From...even "high" turnout for a municipal election hasn't meant much in the...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-06-18/local-groups-team-tackle-low-voter-turn
Local
In Anchorage mayor's race, a money trail leads to Juneau

...Alaskans will head to the polls.There will be no balloting in Juneau, but as the votes are cast in Anchorage's municipal election, a handful of Juneau residents are making their opinions known. You only have to follow the money trail.According...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-07/anchorage-mayors-race-money-trail-leads
State
'Over-voting' was common problem for absentee voters

...absentee and questioned ballots cast in Tuesday's municipal election revealed a general sense of confusion among many...increased by 10 percentage points over the 2013 municipal election, with the number of absentee and questioned ballots...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-12/over-voting-was-common-problem-absentee
Local
Letter to the Editor: Some clarity on election voting

...thanks all who helped to make the Tuesday, Oct. 7 Municipal Election a success. Significant efforts by Juneau Votes...system. If you have further questions about the municipal election, please contact the CBJ Municipal Clerk's Office...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2014-10-17/letter-editor-some-clarity-election-v
Letters
Empire Editorial: Thumbs up to voter turnout, Thumbs down to keeping public documents secret

...Juneau's registered voters participated in the municipal election. That's a big improvement from the 19.1 percent turnout at the last municipal election, but there's still room for improvement. Between...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-10-13/empire-editorial-thumbs-voter-turnout
Opinion
Candidates file for municipal election

...Monday's deadline to run for office in the October municipal election. There will be contests in the mayor's race...Menzi said the 17-percent turnout at last year's municipal election showed apathy about what's happening in the community...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/081809/loc_482966862.shtml

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