Election Coverage

KCAW Election Coverage

Election returns from the KCAW listening area

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Here are election returns from Angoon, Kake, Pelican and Tenakee Springs. Most of these cities still need to canvass their votes. That includes a significant amount of absentee ballots that could change the result in Tenakee Springs. more

Political newcomer is Tuesday’s big winner

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Matt Hunter, 30, has never run for office before. But he ended the night with the most votes of any candidate anywhere in Sitka’s municipal election. Hunter secured a seat on the Assembly with 1,755 votes. more

2012 Sitka Municipal Election: The Numbers

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Curious how Tuesday’s voting turned out? Click here for the unofficial results. more

It’s here: Municipal Election Day 2012


Today is Municipal Election Day in Sitka. We’ve posted links to all of our municipal election coverage, so you can take one more look at the candidates and issues before you head to the ballot box. more

Young takes aim at DC during Sitka stop


Alaska’s sole representative to the U.S. House says Washington is broken, the Senate is stuck, and that Mitt Romney will win the presidential election in November. more

Tech, achievement tackled during school board forum

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School board candidates Cass Pook and Jennifer Robinson answered listener questions in our studio on Wednesday night. Pook has been on the school board since 2002. Robinson is running as a write-in candidate. more

Mayoral candidates have busy night on the phones


Before we go on the air with a candidate forum, we prepare a long list of questions, in case nobody calls or writes in. Tuesday night, we didn’t get a chance to ask a single one of our own questions — and we’re so glad. Listen to Tuesday’s show. more

Pook: Success in school begins at home

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Cass Pook is running for another term on the school board this October. The three-term veteran says there’s still work to do, and while she’s always willing to lend a compassionate ear to parents, she believes a student’s success begins at home. more

Assembly hopefuls talk housing, economy, more


You can hear all of Monday’s forum with the Assembly candidates here, plus a side-by-side comparison of their stances on affordable housing. more

Robinson: School board a family tradition


Candidate Jennifer Robinson says she’s running for school board not just to stay involved in her kids’ education – but also to stay out of their way. Robinson has filed as an official write-in candidate for this October’s municipal election. She’s one of two candidates running for two open seats on the Sitka school board. more