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.
There are two candidates for Tribal Chairman: current chair Michael Baines is running for a second term against Cliff Edenshaw.
Candidate statements: Michael Baines
Cliff Edenshaw did not record a candidate statement.
Five candidates are running for four seats on the Tribal Council: Wilbur Brown, Lillian Feldpausch, Rachel Moreno, Michael Miller, and Bob Sam.
Michael Miller did not respond to requests for an interview, and Miller and Lillian Feldpausch did not record candidate statements.