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Norton Gregory resigns from Assembly, opening up 1-year Areawide seat in Oct. election

August 13, 2018 – News

Assembly member Norton Gregory resigned from the City and Borough of Juneau Assembly today. His departure leaves a new vacancy for an Areawide seat in the October 2 Regular Municipal Election. This is another opportunity for the public to serve the community. The Candidate Filing Period closes today, August 13 at 4:30 p.m.​

 The Areawide seat now on the ballot in the Regular Municipal Election will be a one-year term, which is the remainder of Gregory’s term. Juneau voters will also elect a mayor, two District 2 Assembly seats, a District 1 Assembly seat and three School Board seats. Residents of Downtown Juneau, Douglas, North Douglas, Lemon Creek and the Airport area are eligible to run for District 1; residents of Mendenhall Valley and out the road are eligible to run for District 2. The Mayor is an Areawide seat.

Again, the Candidate Filing Period for the October 2 Regular Municipal Election closes today, August 13 at 4:30 p.m. People interested in running for municipal office must complete a Declaration of Candidacy, a Nominating Petition, and an Alaska Public Offices Commission Public Official Financial Disclosure. There forms are available online​ and must be filed with the CBJ Municipal Clerk Office during the filing period.

To vote in the October 2 Regular Municipal Election, you must be registered by September 2. Voters, regardless of which District they live in, will get to vote for all open seats.

For more information, contact Municipal Clerk/Election Officer Beth McEwen at 586-5278 or Beth.McEwen@juneau.org.