Candidate qualifying begins in Sitka

    Sitka, Alaska (KINY) - Sitka voters are scheduled to elect a mayor, two assembly seats and two school board seats in this year's municipal elections.

    The mayor seat is for two years and both the assembly and school board seats serve for three year terms.

    Candidates for the assembly must be qualified voters and have resided in Sitka for at least one year prior to the election.

    School board candidates must be qualified voters in Sitka within 30 days of the election.

    The filing period runs through August 7 at 5 pm.

    Candidate packets are available at the Municipal Clerk's office on the third floor of City Hall at 100 Lincoln Street.

    For more information call 747-1811 or 747-1826.



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