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2019 Municipal Election
Regular Municipal Election October 1, 2019

CITY OF SEWARD, ALASKA

NOTICE OF REGULAR MUNICIPAL ELECTION

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2019

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on Tuesday, October 1, 2019, there will be conducted in the City of Seward, Alaska, a Regular Municipal Election in accordance with Seward City Code, Title 4.

CITY OFFICIALS

The following candidates have filed for elective office within the City of Seward and will appear on the Regular Municipal Election ballot:

SEWARD CITY COUNCIL

ONE-YEAR TERM

(Vote for no more than one)

SNOWDEN, Brad “Governor”

McCLURE, Sue A.

SEWARD CITY COUNCIL

THREE-YEAR TERM

(Vote for no more than two)

BUTTS, Dale R.

KURTZ, Wolf

HORN, Jeremy A.

BACLAAN, Anthony K. “Tony”

TOWSLEY, Suzanne E. “Suzi”

SEWARD MAYOR

THREE-YEAR TERM

(Vote for no more than one)

SQUIRES, David L.

TERRY, Christy

Note: The order of the candidate names were drawn in a random draw per SCC 4.04.025.

REGISTRATION OF VOTERS

As provided by AS 15.07.070, a person is qualified to vote who is or will be at the time of the election:

  • a citizen of the United States;
  • at least 18 years of age or will be 18 years of age within ninety (90) days of registering to vote;
  • a resident of the city for at least thirty (30) days immediately preceding the election;
  • registered to vote in state elections at a residence address within the city at least thirty (30) days before the municipal election at which the person seeks to vote; and
  • is not disqualified from voting under Article V of the State Constitution.

The deadline for residents to register to vote or update their voter registration is Sunday, September 1, 2019.  Please see the state’s website for more information at http://www.elections.alaska.gov or stop by the City Clerk’s Office (note – the Clerk’s Office is not open on Saturdays or Sundays, so to register in time for with the City Clerk, you must come to the office by Friday, August 30, 2019).  

ABSENTEE VOTING

Absentee voting is provided for any qualified voter who expects to be absent from the city election precinct for the entire time the polls are open on Election Day, or who will be unable to vote by reason of infirmity, illness or physical handicap:

  • A voter may request an absentee ballot by mail from the city clerk until Monday, September 23, 2019. Follow this link to a copy of the absentee ballot form.  
  • A voter may vote an absentee ballot in person at the office of the city clerk starting Monday, September 16, 2019 and continuing through Monday, September 30, 2019. 

 

 SPECIAL NEEDS VOTING

If you are a qualified voter and cannot make it to the polls, you may vote a Special Needs ballot by designating a personal representative to bring the ballot to you. Your personal representative must appear at the city clerk’s office between September 16, 2019 through September 30, 2019, or at the polling location on Election Day on October 1, 2019. If you or someone you know needs assistance, or needs a personal representative, please contact the city clerk at 907-224-4046.

CITY POLLING PLACE

Election Day is Tuesday, October 1, 2019. The polls will be open on from 7:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. The polling place is located at the KM Rae Building located at 125 Third Avenue in Seward, Alaska.


Meet The Candidates


City of Seward • P.O. Box 167, 410 Adams Street City Hall Building • Seward, Alaska 99664 • (907) 224-3331
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