Election Coverage

It’s here: Municipal Election Day 2012

Voters cast ballots at Centennial Hall in 2010.

Today is municipal election day in Sitka, and across much of Alaska. Below, find easy-to-access links to all of our coverage, grouped by ballot race. Candidates are listed in alphabetical order.

Polls — which are all located at Harrigan Centennial Hall — are open from 7 a.m. until 8 p.m.

More information on voting today is available through the Municipal Clerk’s website.

MAYOR – 1 seat

On-air forum (Sept. 18)
Thor Christianson: Profile | Statement
Mim McConnell: Profile | Statement
Cheryl Westover: Profile | Statement

ASSEMBLY – 3 seats

On-air forum (Sept. 17)
Chamber of Commerce forum (Sept. 12)
Phyllis Hackett: Profile
Matt Hunter: Profile
Dallas Peavey: Profile
Michelle Putz: Profile | Statement
Aaron Swanson: Profile

SCHOOL BOARD – 2 seats

On-air forum (Sept. 19)
Cass Pook: Profile
Jennifer Robinson: Profile

 Tune in to Raven Radio tonight for live election coverage from Centennial Hall. We’ll come on around 8 p.m. to talk about turnout, and then we’ll be back when numbers start coming in.

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