Committee asks for special sales tax for pot

If the city's Marijuana Committee has its way, there will be a pot-related proposition on Juneau's municipal election ballots in October. At their meeting Thursday, committee members decided to recommend the Assembly seek an additional...
Village council rejects election results replacing members

...Anchorage television station KTVA reported the Ambler City Council on Monday refused to certify last week's municipal election and declared it flawed.Council members said no absentee ballots were available at the city office.The council...
Letter: Tie receipt of PFD to voter registration

...polls in person for that year's statewide or municipal election. They don't have to vote, just show up at the...confess that I've forgotten to vote in a few municipal elections in the past, but I guarantee that if my dividend...
Low turnout 'a matter of education'

...embarrassingly low 19 percent turnout during the 2013 municipal election, Barr, who works as library director for the city...obviously can't do everything," Barr said.The 2015 municipal election saw a 23.5 percent turnout, which is better than...
Not polling our weight

...Tuesday night for this year's municipal election, voter turnout was about...earlier, voter turnout in municipal elections has been getting worse, and...year overseeing the city's municipal elections voter turnout was nearly 50...
Letter: Return Story to school board for another term

...nothing short of impressive and inspiring. With three seats to be filled on the Juneau Board of Education in this municipal election, the personality and direction of the board will be influenced immediately by the three candidates elected. I...
Voting for discounted coffee

...customers the day after the municipal elections. These discounts, however...increase voter turnout for the municipal elections, which have been disappointing in recent years."Municipal elections have historically had low...
Municipal candidates debate at UAS

...Media. The Empire's Managing Editor Charles Westmoreland and KTOO reporter Matt Miller moderated the debate.The municipal election will be help Oct. 6. A brooding budgetTough cuts and economic expansion. Essentially all the municipal candidates...
Local media, Juneau Votes to hold candidate debates

...participation in the upcoming municipal election - now less than a month away...reporter Lisa Phu.Though municipal elections don't typically see the...Juneau's voter turnout for municipal elections is still abysmally low. Last...
Bethel residents support liquor store, advisory vote finds in Bethel show that most residents would support a liquor store in the city.Early results from Tuesday's municipal election show that about 56 percent of voters support a liquor license application for a liquor store.This spring, the...


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