Filing forms for the October 5, 2021 Ketchikan Gateway Borough Election are now available. Candidates may submit filing forms beginning August 2nd through August 25th. The Borough has elective seats open for the offices of Borough Assembly Members and School Board Members. The following seats are available on the October 5, 2021 Borough ballot:
Borough Assembly – Two (2) seats for three-year terms
School Board – Three (3) seats for three-year terms
To qualify as a candidate for Borough Assembly Member, a citizen must have resided in the Borough for one year prior to the election date, and must be a Borough registered voter 30 days prior to the election. To qualify as a candidate for School Board, a citizen must be a Borough registered voter 30 days prior to the election.
In order for a candidate’s name to appear on the October 5, 2021 Borough ballot, the candidate must complete and submit the proper filing forms. Candidate information and filing forms are available in the Office of the Borough Clerk in the White Cliff Building, 1900 First Avenue, Suite 115, and on the Borough website at www.kgbak.us/elections
Qualified candidates must submit the completed declaration of candidacy along with the signatures of at least ten (10) qualified Borough voters. All candidates must also complete and submit a 2021 APOC Public Official Financial Disclosure Statement. These forms must be submitted together to the Borough Clerk’s office beginning August 2, 2021 through no later than 5:00 p.m. on August 25, 2021.