Category Archives: Juneau

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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Meetings this week (8/7 – 8/13)

This week is the Tongass Democrats’ Year of Kindness event in support of the Front Street Clinic! The City and Borough of Juneau has a lot of meetings this week: from Youth Activities to Mining, there’s a little something for … Continue reading

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Year of Kindness drive for Front Street Clinic: August 7 – 13

The Tongass Democrats’ part of Juneau’s Year of Kindness starts tomorrow! Our donation drive will support Front Street Clinic, which treats patients without regard to their ability to pay. They have many clients who are homeless, and one of their … Continue reading

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Meetings this week (7/31/2017 – 8/6/2017)

The Tongass Democrats will hold our monthly meeting this week, and the City & Borough of Juneau has a regular Assembly meeting, as well as meetings of the Human Resources and Mining Committees. Reminder: If you would like to participate in … Continue reading

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Meetings this week (7/24 – 30/2017)

There are no Tongass Democrats meetings this week; however, the City & Borough of Juneau has meetings of the Planning Commission and the Assembly Task Force on Homelessness. Links to the relevant calendars and additional information sources are included below.

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