The Special Municipal Election is a little less than a month away. In continuing coverage of all the candidates, on Friday Alaska’s News Source had the opportunity to talk to North Anchorage candidates Rob Forbes and Tasha Hotch.
The Special Municipal Election for the seat that will add a 12th member to Anchorage Assembly is next month. There are six people are running for the open seat. Alaska’s News Source conducted interviews on Wednesday with two of of the six candidates, Robin Phillips and Cliff Baker.
Anchorage Assembly members, Anchorage School Board members and board supervisors are on all the ballot for Tuesday’s municipal election. So is a list of bonds involving funding for capital improvement projects.
Only two people are running for the Anchorage Assembly District 4 Midtown seat. Challenger Kathy Henslee says she has a lot of respect for incumbent Meg Zaletel, but that she feels her solutions for solving problems are poor.
Several people are running in the Anchorage Assembly races this election year. Assembly member Crystal Kennedy is not running for reelection to the District 2 Seat for Eagle River and Chugiak, and three people are running for her her vacant seat.
Anchorage's election center is preparing for the upcoming special election to decide the outcome of an effort to recall Anchorage Assembly member Meg Zaletel. The deadline to register to vote is Sept. 26.
This time around there are 15 candidates who want to be the mayor of Anchorage. If no one locks in more than 45% of the vote, the two candidates who receive the most votes will be placed on the runoff ballot.