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Tuesday is Election Day in Kodiak. Here’s what you need to know

Make sure to vote this year for your preferred candidates! (Brian Venua/KMXT)
BRIAN VENUA
Make sure to vote this year for your preferred candidates! (Brian Venua/KMXT)


Election day Oct. 3, with competitive races for City Council, City Mayor, Kodiak Island Borough School Board, Borough Assembly, and Borough Mayor.

KMXT held forums for the City Mayor, City Council, School Board, and Borough Assembly last week and recordings are available on our website.

City of Kodiak

Two candidates are running for City Mayor: Pat Branson (incumbent) and Alan Seale.

Three candidates vying for two seats on the City Council: Randy Bishop (incumbent), Bob Stanford (incumbent), and Annika Woods.

Registered voters who live southeast of Mill Bay Road can vote at the Harbormaster Building on 403 W. Marine Way. Voters who live Northwest of Mill Bay Road may vote at the Teen Center, at 410 Cedar St. Maps and voter’s pamphlets are available online.

Kodiak Island Borough

The school district’s board of education has four candidates running for two seats: Beate Daly, Duncan Fields (incumbent), Aaron Griffin, and Kerry Irons.

Four candidates are on the ballot for three seats on the Kodiak Island Borough Assembly: Steven Ames, Monique Lewis, Ryan Sharratt (incumbent), and Bo Whiteside. Joseph Delgado (incumbent) is running as a write-in candidate.

Scott Ardnt is the only candidate on the ballot for borough mayor. However he is challenged by write-in candidate Brandon Crandall.

Registered voters in the city’s precincts will cast ballots for city and borough candidates in the same polling location. Voters living on Mission Road can vote at the Bayside Fire Hall at 4606 E. Rezanof Dr. Bells Flats residents can vote at the Womens Bay Fire Hall at 538 Sargent Creek Rd. Voter’s pamphlets and maps for the borough are available online as well.

Village voters can file at Akhiok, Larsen Bay, or Port Lions City Halls, and at Ouzinkie and Old Harbor’s Tribal Offices.