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Tag Archives: elections
Letters from the Editor
I know that today is Easter, so I hope that the Christians among us have a Happy Easter. Regardless of whether today is a major religious event for you, though, I hope it is a lovely day and that the … Continue reading
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Opinion: local elections are important so please vote
The short version of today’s article is this: our local election this week will determine four important things – our sales tax rate, whether use of the lowest qualified bidder* is always required in CBJ contracts, 1/3 of our Assembly, … Continue reading
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Meetings this week (9/25 – 10/1)
The Tongass Democrats have one committee meeting next Sunday, and the City and Borough of Juneau has two meetings this week. Reminder: CBJ elections will take place on October 3. Early voting starts September 18. Three Assembly seats, two School … Continue reading
Posted in elections, Informational, meeting reminder Tagged CBJ, elections, juneau assembly, juneau gov't, local gov't Comments Off on Meetings this week (9/25 – 10/1)
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
Posted in elections, Informational, Juneau Tagged elections, juneau assembly, juneau gov't, local gov't Comments Off on Municipal election resources
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.
Posted in democracy, guest post, Juneau, Opinion Tagged CBJ, citizen involvement, education, elections, Juneau, juneau assembly, juneau gov't, local gov't Comments Off on Opinion: Local elections make a difference in your life