Election Coverage

KCAW Election Coverage

Election returns from the KCAW listening area

tke feaHere 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.

Political newcomer is Tuesday’s big winner

hunter feaMatt 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.

2012 Sitka Municipal Election: The Numbers

elex workers 2012Curious how Tuesday's voting turned out? Click here for the unofficial results.

It’s here: Municipal Election Day 2012

fea_elexday_001Today 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.

Young takes aim at DC during Sitka stop

IMG_0002-1Alaska'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.

Tech, achievement tackled during school board forum

sb sidebysideSchool 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.

Mayoral candidates have busy night on the phones

IMG_7182-1Before 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.

Pook: Success in school begins at home

cass pook-1Cass 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.

Assembly hopefuls talk housing, economy, more

IMG_7127-1You can hear all of Monday's forum with the Assembly candidates here, plus a side-by-side comparison of their stances on affordable housing.

Robinson: School board a family tradition

robinsonCandidate 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.