Zac Johnson, a former state pilot, Marine and former state trooper, Rachel Ries, a former medevac pilot and licensed paralegal and Zac Johnson, a business developer, are competing for District 6, Seat K on the Anchorage Assembly.
Voters will decide if they want to update the municipal charter to clarify the timelines and processes for when special elections are held for filling a vacancy in the office of the mayor. It would also restructure what will happen in the event that a mayor can no longer serve.
Former Mayor Virgie Thompson, former Deputy Mayor Lance Wilson, and the city’s treasurer, Sally Schug, all walked away from their positions after unofficial results of the Oct. 4 Regular City Election were announced.
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.