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Time to Vote in the 2023 CBJ Regular Municipal Election

September 19th, 2023|Comments Off on Time to Vote in the 2023 CBJ Regular Municipal Election

It is now time to vote in the 2023 CBJ Regular Municipal Election

Ballots for the 2023 Regular Municipal Election were mailed out on September 14 and have been arriving in people’s mail boxes since Saturday, Sept. 16. Voters have many options for returning their mailed ballots between now and Election Day, October 3rd, including:

  • Voters may return their ballots by placing them in one of two secure drop boxes located at the Douglas Library and the Auke Bay/Statter Harbor Boat Launch Parking lot;
  • Voters may return their ballots to one of two Juneau Vote Centers (details below); or
  • Voters may return their ballot by mail through the U.S. Postal Service using first class postage.

We encourage voters who want to vote at a Vote Center to beat the lines on Election Day and go to the Vote Center between now and October 2. Vote Centers will be open during this period prior to and including Election Day for any voters who need assistance or prefer to turn in their ballot in person.

Services available at the Juneau Vote Centers include:

  • Drop off voted ballots
  • Request a new or replacement ballot
  • Request voter assistance
  • Register to vote or update voter registration-for future elections
  • Use a touch screen/accessible ballot marking device (details below)

Need accessible voting options?

ADA and HAVA (Help America Vote Act)-compliant voting machines are available at Vote Centers starting September 18 through Election Day, October 3. These machines allow users to vote with an audio ballot and/or […]

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.