Polls are open from 8 a.m. until 8 p.m. (KCAW photo/Rachel Waldholz)

Polls are open from 8 a.m. until 8 p.m. (KCAW photo/Rachel Waldholz)

It’s been a long election season, but for many Sitkans, there’s one more chance to vote. The Sitka Tribe of Alaska is holding its election today, Tuesday, Nov. 11, to choose a chairman and four council members. We’ve collected our coverage of the candidates, along with their candidate statements, below.

Tribal citizens can vote at the Sheet’ka Kwaan Naa Kahidi between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m.

Tribal Chairman

There are two candidates for Tribal Chairman: current chair Michael Baines is running for a second term against Cliff Edenshaw.

Candidate profiles: Michael Baines | Cliff Edenshaw

Candidate statements: Michael Baines

Cliff Edenshaw did not record a candidate statement. 

Tribal Council

Five candidates are running for four seats on the Tribal Council: Wilbur Brown, Lillian Feldpausch, Rachel Moreno, Michael Miller, and Bob Sam.

Candidate profiles: Wilbur Brown | Lillian Feldpausch | Rachel Moreno | Bob Sam

Candidate statements: Wilbur Brown | Rachel Moreno | Bob Sam

Michael Miller did not respond to requests for an interview, and Miller and Lillian Feldpausch did not record candidate statements.