Canvass Review Board certifies CBJ’s 2021 Regular By-Mail Municipal Election

The Municipal Clerk’s Offices announces the official certification of the October 5, 2021 CBJ Regular Municipal Election, which was held as a By-Mail Election in partnership with the Municipality of Anchorage. The Canvass Review Board began its work at 10 a.m. this morning and completed its review certifying the election results at approximately 5:30 p.m. See the final results here. More information regarding the details and statistics related to this By-Mail election will be provided in a follow-up report to the Assembly.

Juneau Assembly

With a total of 8,517 votes counted:

  • The Mayor’s race saw Beth Weldon receiving a total of 6,863 votes against 623 ineligible write-in votes.
  • For the Assembly District 1 race, Barbara Blake was elected having received 4,729 votes to Paul Kelly’s 2,066 votes and Troy Wuyts-Smith’s 859 votes with 230 ineligible write-in votes.
  • For the Assembly District 2 seat, Michelle Bonnet Hale was reelected having received 5,541 votes to Kelly Fishler’s 2,438 votes, with 64 ineligible write-ins.

Juneau School Board

For the three Board of Education (School Board) seats:

  • Incumbent Elizabeth (Ebett) Siddon was reelected with 5,781 votes
  • Amber Frommherz was elected having received 5,370 votes
  • Certified write-in candidate Will Muldoon won the third seat with 2,919 votes.
  • The remaining school board candidates not elected received the following votes in descending order: Aaron Spratt with 2,003 votes, Ibn Bailey with 1,740 votes, Thom Buzard with 1,583 votes, Wiljordon Sangster with 1,150 votes, and Kyle Scholl with 358 votes.

The returning and newly elected Board of Education (School Board) members are being sworn into office at a meeting tonight that started at 6 p.m.

Newly-elected Assembly member Barbara Blake and returning members to the Assembly will be sworn in during the Assembly Reorganization meeting on Monday, October 25 at 7 p.m.  At that same meeting, the Assembly will recognize outgoing Deputy Mayor Loren Jones who has concluded nine years of service in the District 1 seat on the Assembly.

A big thanks to all the candidates who put their names forward for consideration.

For more information, please contact the Municipal Clerk’s Office at 586-5278, or go to the CBJ Elections Webpage.

October 19th, 2021|

October 5, 2021 CBJ Regular Municipal Election- Official Results Certified 10/19/21

CBJ October 5, 2021 Regular Municipal Election Official Results Certified 10/19/2021

Canvass Review Board Certifies
CBJ’s 2021 Regular By-Mail Municipal Election

It is with great pleasure that we announce the official certification of the October 5, 2021 CBJ Regular Municipal Election which was held as a By-Mail Election in partnership with the Municipality of Anchorage. The Canvass Review Board began its work at 10:00a.m. this morning and completed its review certifying the election results at approximately 5:30p.m. The final results sheet is attached and is also available on the Municipal Clerk’s Elections webpage at https://juneau.org/clerk/elections. More information regarding the details and statistics related to this By-Mail election will be provided in a follow up report to the Assembly.

With a total of 8517 votes counted, the Mayor’s race saw Beth Weldon receiving a total of 6863 votes against 623 ineligible write-in votes. For the Assembly District 1 race, Barbara Blake was elected having received 4729 votes to Paul Kelly’s 2066 votes and Troy Wuyts-Smith’s 859 votes with 230 ineligible write-in votes. For the Assembly District 2 seat, Michelle Bonnet Hale was reelected having received 5541 votes to Kelly Fishler’s 2438 votes, with 64 ineligible write-ins.

For the three Board of Education (School Board) seats, incumbent Elizabeth (Ebett) Siddon was reelected with 5781 votes, Amber Frommherz was elected having received 5370 votes, and certified write-in candidate Will Muldoon won the third seat with 2919 votes. The remaining school board candidates not elected received the following votes in descending order: Aaron Spratt with 2003 votes, Ibn Bailey with 1740 votes, Thom Buzard with 1583 votes, Wiljordon Sangster with 1150 votes, and Kyle Scholl with 358 votes.

The returning and newly elected Board of Education (School Board) members are being sworn into office at a meeting to be held on tonight at 6:00p.m.

Newly-elected Assemblymember Barbara Blake and returning members to the Assembly will be sworn in during the Assembly Reorganization meeting on Monday, October 25 at 7:00p.m.  At that same meeting, the Assembly will recognize outgoing Deputy Mayor Loren Jones who has concluded nine years of service in the District 1 seat on the Assembly.

A big thanks to all the candidates who put their names forward for consideration!

For more information, please contact the Municipal Clerk’s Office at 586-5278.

October 19th, 2021|

October 5, 2021 CBJ Regular Municipal Election- Preliminary Unofficial Results Updated 10/15/21

CBJ October 5, 2021 Regular Municipal Election Preliminary Unofficial Results,
updated as of Friday, October 15.

Next Step – Canvass Review Board Certification on October 19.

CBJ Clerk staff has concluded its work with the Municipality of Anchorage Election team in processing the remaining ballots from the By Mail Regular Municipal Election.

The updated preliminary unofficial results are posted to the CBJ Elections webpage at juneau.org/elections. This round of preliminary unofficial results include all ballots that have been approved for counting to date.

As of Friday, October 15, 2021 a total of 8,490 ballots were approved for counting. An additional 339 ballots were received after Election Day without postmarks. There still remain over 300 ballots awaiting signature cure letter responses. Ballots returned from voters that were lacking a signature, personal identifier, or whose signature did not match the signature on file with the State of Alaska Division of Elections have been sent cure letters. If you have received a cure letter, please contact the CBJ Election Call Center at 586-5278 option 4 to ensure your ballot is counted. Voters have until 9:00a.m. on Tuesday, October 19 to contact the CBJ Elections Office to cure their ballots so they can be approved for counting by the Canvass Review Board.

The Canvass Review Board will begin its work on Tuesday, October 19 at 10:00a.m. in the Assembly Chambers at City Hall. Since the Chambers is limited to 20 people due to the current COVID mitigation protocols, anyone wishing to attend to observe the Canvass Review Board will need to make arrangements with the Municipal Clerk’s office by 9a.m. on Tuesday, October 19. There will be 11 open spaces available but priority preference will be given to the media and candidates upon request. Clerk staff will meet with the Canvass Review Board on Tuesday, October 19, 2021 to certify the election. Certification may be delayed on a day-to-day basis, up to three days, depending on the workload before the Canvass Review Board.

Please note that CBJ Offices will be closed for the Alaska Day Holiday on Monday, October 18 but if you have received a cure letter, please contact the Clerk’s office by calling 586-5278 choosing option 4 and leave a message with your name, a good telephone number at which you can be called back, and the requested information on the cure letter if possible.

We would like to extend our gratitude to all the voters who participated in this election, the candidates, our CBJ Election Team and the Municipality of Anchorage Clerks/Election Team!

 

October 15th, 2021|

Updated unofficial results for CBJ Municipal Election (as of Oct. 15); Canvass Review Board Certification on Oct. 19

CBJ Clerk staff has concluded its work with the Municipality of Anchorage Election team in processing the remaining ballots from the By Mail Regular Municipal Election. The updated preliminary unofficial results are posted on juneau.org/elections, or see them here. This round of preliminary unofficial results include all ballots that have been approved for counting to date.

As of Friday, October 15, a total of 8,490 ballots were approved for counting. An additional 339 ballots were received after Election Day without postmarks. There still remain over 300 ballots awaiting signature cure letter responses. Ballots returned from voters that were lacking a signature, personal identifier, or whose signature did not match the signature on file with the State of Alaska Division of Elections have been sent cure letters. If you have received a cure letter, please contact the CBJ Election Call Center at 907-586-5278 option 4 to ensure your ballot is counted. Voters have until 9 a.m. on Tuesday, October 19 to contact the CBJ Elections Office to cure their ballots so they can be approved for counting by the Canvass Review Board.

The Canvass Review Board will begin its work on Tuesday, October 19 at 10 a.m. in the Assembly Chambers at City Hall. Since the Chambers is limited to 20 people due to the current COVID mitigation protocols, anyone wishing to attend to observe the Canvass Review Board will need to make arrangements with the Municipal Clerk’s office by 9 a.m. on Tuesday, October 19. There will be 11 open spaces available but priority preference will be given to the media and candidates upon request. Clerk staff will meet with the Canvass Review Board on Tuesday, October 19 to certify the election. Certification may be delayed on a day-to-day basis, up to three days, depending on the workload before the Canvass Review Board.

Please note that CBJ Offices will be closed for the Alaska Day Holiday on Monday, October 18 but if you have received a cure letter, please contact the Clerk’s office by calling 907-586-5278 choosing option 4 and leave a message with your name, a good telephone number at which you can be called back, and the requested information on the cure letter if possible.

The Clerk staff would like to extend gratitude to all the voters who participated in this election, the candidates, the CBJ Election Team, and the Municipality of Anchorage Clerks/Election Team.

October 15th, 2021|

Updated unofficial results for CBJ Municipal Election (as of Oct. 11)

City and Borough of Juneau Clerk staff continues to work with the Municipality of Anchorage Election team in processing the remaining ballots from the CBJ By Mail Regular Municipal Election. As of Friday, October 8, 2021 a total of 9,197 ballots have been received. Of those ballots, 6,382 ballots have been approved and counted as of the close of business on Monday, October 11. The updated preliminary unofficial results are posted at juneau.org/elections, or see them here. This round of preliminary unofficial results include the count of eligible write-in candidates from the 6,382 ballots that have been processed so far.

Staff will continue to process the remaining 2,988 ballots plus any additional ballots that have been returned via mail, postmarked by Election Day and received by the start of the Canvass Review Board on Tuesday, October 19.

At this time, there are approximately 376 ballots pending cure letter resolution. Ballots returned from voters that were lacking a signature, personal identifier, or whose signature did not match the signature on file with the State of Alaska Division of Elections have been sent cure letters. If you have received a cure letter, please contact the CBJ Election Call Center at 907-586-5278 option 4 to ensure your ballot is counted. Additional cure letters will continue to be sent out during the week as ballots are processed so please keep an eye on your mailboxes and respond as soon as possible.

Keep checking juneau.org/elections for periodic updates during the week.

Final ballot processing will conclude in Anchorage on Friday, October 15 and Clerk staff will return to Juneau and meet with the Canvass Review Board on Tuesday, October 19, 2021 to certify the election. Certification may be delayed on a day-to-day basis, up to three days, depending on the workload before the Canvass Review Board.

October 11th, 2021|