be a familiar name running against long-time Kodiak Mayor Carolyn Floyd in the
Municipal Elections next month. Charlie Davidson, who spent 15 years on the
city council before retiring two years ago, is the only challenger for Floyd,
who has served continuously since being elected in 1993. Davidson was recently
appointed to fill a portion of the unexpired term of former councilman Jack
Maker, who resigned suddenly this summer. The term for mayor is two years.
one year left in Maker's term, and there are two local cannery bosses vying for
the seat: Mike Woodruff, who is part owner of Alaska Fresh Seafoods, and John
Whiddon, the manager of Island Seafoods. Woodruff is the son of the late Dave
Woodruff, who served many years on the Kodiak City Council. Whiddon is also the
president of the Kodiak Chamber of Commerce board of directors.
two full city council terms expiring this year, and each have only one
candidate apiece seeking election to them, and they are the incumbents, Josie
Rosales and Gabriel Saravia. Both are running
unopposed for three-year terms.
Municipal Election is on Tuesday, October 6th.