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So far, more than 11 percent of voters have returned ballots in CBJ Municipal Election

September 25th, 2020|Comments Off on So far, more than 11 percent of voters have returned ballots in CBJ Municipal Election

Thank you to all the Juneau voters who have so far participated in the City and Borough of Juneau’s October 6 By Mail Municipal Election. CBJ mailed ballots to 27,467 registered Juneau voters on September 15. As of Thursday, September 24, CBJ Election officials have received 3,214 returned ballots by the following methods:

  • Municipality of Anchorage Election Center (received by mail): 1,276 ballots
  • City Hall Vote Center: 331 ballots
  • Mendenhall Valley Library Vote Center: 488 ballots
  • Douglas Library/Fire Hall Ballot Drop Box: 524 ballots
  • Statter Harbor Boat Launch parking lot Ballot Drop Box: 569 ballots
  • City Clerk’s Office (prior to the vote centers being opened): 26 ballots

Voters have until October 6 to return ballots, so if you haven’t yet voted, there’s still time. Choose one of three methods to return your ballot:

  1. Mail it through the U.S. Postal Service with a 55 cent/Forever stamp. ​
  2. Place it in a Secure Ballot Drop Box at the Douglas Library or the Statter Harbor boat launch parking lot until 8 p.m. on Oct. 6; no stamp required.
  3. Take it to a Juneau Vote Center at City Hall or the Mendenhall Valley Public Library; no stamp required. If you need to obtain a ballot at the vote center, please bring ID, like a State of Alaska voter card, an Alaska driver’s license or state ID card, a military ID card, a passport, a hunting or fishing license, or other current or valid photo identification.

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General Information

The Municipal Clerk’s Office serves as Liaison with the CBJ Assembly, staff and the public and is the Election Official for the municipality. The Municipal Clerk is responsible for:

  • administrating local elections, serving as a voter registration office for the State of Alaska; and reviewing compliance with Alaska Public Offices Commission requirements.
  • providing notification of all official activities and meetings of the Assembly and its various committees in compliance with the Open Meetings Act.
  • administrating the activity of the Assembly, the Assembly Standing Committees and the Assembly appointed advisory boards and committees.
  • administrating appeals to the Assembly regarding decisions of the Planning Commission and other quasi-judicial boards.
  • responding to requests for information from the public, CBJ staff, other municipalities, state officials, and both state and federal legislative offices.
  • coordinating and maintaining office tracking system for correspondence and follow-up action.
  • maintaining a comprehensive record system of all CBJ permanent and historic records; maintaining custody of the City and Borough seal; and attesting to CBJ documents such as minutes, legislation, plats, and Notices of Decisions, and ensuring compliance with the Open Records Act.
  • assisting in the preparation of the Assembly budget, reviewing expenditures and assisting the Mayor’s Executive Assistant with administration of approved budget.
  • assisting in planning and attending special events on behalf of the CBJ.
  • administering liquor and gaming license review.