City council elections

Kenai City Council elections

  • One open seat on council for a three-year term, currently held by Joe Moore.
  • One open seat on council for a three-year term, currently held by Mike Boyle.

— Those interested in running for office should contact Cory Hall, Kenai’s acting city clerk, for a packet that includes information about public disclosures and the nominating petition required by the city’s charter. Candidates must be at least 21 years old, qualified voters in Alaska and residents of the city of Kenai for one year prior to the election. Nominating petitions are due to city clerk office by 5 p.m. Aug. 15. Hall can be reached at 283-7535, extension 231, or at City Hall, 218 Fidalgo St. in Kenai.

— The last day to register to vote and be qualified to vote in the Oct. 4 election is Sept. 4. Absentee voting begins Sept. 19, and applications for an absentee ballot are available online at http://www.ci.kenai.ak.us/elections/absentee_info.pdf.

Soldotna City Council elections

  • One open seat on council for a three-year term, currently held by Brenda Hartman.
  • One open seat on council for a three-year term, currently held by Shea Hutchings.
  • Opening for the position of mayor, a three-year term, currently held by Peter Micciche.

— Candidate packets containing all required forms are available at Soldotna City Hall, 177 N. Birch Street in Soldotna, or online at www.ci.soldotna.ak.us. Office hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. For further information, call Teresa Fahning at 262-9107.

— To be eligible to run for city office you must be a qualified voter who has resided within the Soldotna city limits at least one year prior to the election. The candidate filing period ends Aug. 15 at 4:30 p.m. The last day to register to vote and be qualified to vote in the Oct. 4 election is Sept. 4. Absentee voting begins Sept. 19, and applications for an absentee ballot are available online at http://www.ci.soldotna.ak.us/pdf/elections/absentee_voting_application.pdf

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