Category Archives: Juneau

November business meeting – now with 100% more library!

Tongass Democrats will have our monthly meeting tomorrow, but it’s not at the usual place. Hope you can make it to the downtown public library! The City and Borough of Juneau has no committee or Assembly meetings on their calendar … Continue reading

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Opinion: More Democrats should volunteer for CBJ boards

Keeping our community operating smoothly requires many people working together. Naturally, a lot of these people are paid employees, but a surprisingly large number of our fellow citizens volunteer their time to help keep things running. From our hospital to … Continue reading

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Opinion: A newcomer’s perspective on Juneau’s election

This month’s election prompted one new Juneauite to consider the differences between his new community and his old one. Thanks for sharing your thoughts, Paul! – Mary As a newcomer to Juneau it’s hard for me to say what is … Continue reading

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Tongass Democrats: Our Vision for Juneau

Politics is about values, and with that in mind, I would like to highlight the brand new Tongass Democrats local platform. This document, which is in harmony with the state party’s platform, explains what we believe to be the building … Continue reading

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Municipal election resources

The surest way to be represented in the local community is to cast your own vote! While we of the Tongass Democrats prefer candidates who hold progressive values, what is most important that those elected represent the true will of … Continue reading

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Opinion: Local elections make a difference in your life

In 2016, Juneau voters made decisions about marijuana laws and a 3% local tax. Well, actually, 1 out of every 3 Juneau voters made that decision, because only 33.5% of us voted. I’d like to see that change.

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Meetings this week (9/18 – 9/24)

The Tongass Democrats have no meetings or events this week. The City and Borough of Juneau meetings this week include the regular Assembly meeting and Manager’s Report, and the Public Safety Task Force. The Lands Committee meeting and Committee of … Continue reading

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Municipal ballots won’t tell you candidate party

In roughly three weeks, eligible voters in Juneau will go to the polls to elect three of our neighbors to our Assembly and two to serve on the school board (AKA, the Juneau Board of Education).* If you have already … Continue reading

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annual Democratic picnic a delicious success!

Last Sunday, the Tongass Democrats’ held our Annual Family Picnic at Sandy Beach, and a grand time was had by all! Thanks to everyone who volunteered, set up and clean up was fun and fast – Thanks to everyone who … Continue reading

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Volunteer at the Annual Democratic Picnic!

Our annual summer picnic is coming up tomorrow from noon to 3 PM at Sandy Beach – we hope you can make it and bring a dish to share! We’ve got live music, candidate presentations, and a voter registrar – … Continue reading

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