2019 City of Valdez Municipal Election
Tuesday May 7, 2019
7:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
CLICK HERE TO VIEW FINAL NOTICE OF ELECTION Notice is hereby given that pursuant to applicable law and ordinances (or Code of Laws of the City of Valdez) a general election will be held on May 7, 2019, between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. to elect candidates for the following offices:
City Council Member – Three Year Term
James "Jimmy" Devens
Sharon (Crisp) Scheidt
School Board Member – Three Year Term
Dalon (Vculek) Gage
PROPOSITION NO. 1
Shall the City of Valdez, Alaska issue general obligation bonds in an amount not to exceed $16,000,000 for the design and construction of a new fire station, together with all necessary appurtenances, equipment and facilities in connection therewith, and the relocation and repurposing of facilities which are pre-existing at the new Fire Station site.
A person is qualified to vote in the May 2019 Valdez Municipal Election, who:
- Is a United States citizen;
- Is 18 years or older;
- Has been a resident of the State of Alaska and the City of Valdez for 30 days immediately preceding the election;
- Is registered to vote through the State of Alaska 30 days prior to the election as required under Alaska Statutes 15.07 and is not registered to vote in another jurisdiction; and
- Is not disqualified under Article V of the State Constitution.
Voters must be registered through the State of Alaska at least 30 days prior to any municipal, state, or federal election
Voter Registration Form (Paper Version)
https://voterregistration.alaska.gov (Online Version)
Absentee Voting Options
There are four ways to cast an absentee ballot for the May 2019 Valdez Municipal Election.
Option #1: Absentee Voting in Person @ City Hall
A qualified elector may vote absentee in person at City Hall beginning
Monday, April 22, 2019 through Monday May 6, 2019, from 8:30 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. on regular business days.
Option #2: Absentee Voting by Mail
Requests for an absentee ballot by mail must be made on a City of Valdez provided form, which includes the qualified elector's Valdez address, the address to which the ballot is to be sent, and the voter's signature.
It is advisable to apply for your absentee ballot by mail at least four weeks prior to the election to ensure the voted ballot reaches the City Clerk's office before May 7, 2019.
Option #3: Absentee Voting by Electronic Transmission (Fax or Email)
Requests for an absentee ballot by electronic transmission must be made on a City of Valdez provided form.
Voting by electronic transmission is conducted by the City Clerk on regular business days from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. beginning Monday, April 22, 2019 through the close of polls on election day.
Option #4: Absentee Voting through a Personal Representative
A qualified elector unable to go to the polls due to age, serious illness, or disability may either request an absentee ballot by mail as described above or apply for an absentee ballot through a personal representative.
Absentee voting through a personal representative is available beginning Monday, April 22, 2019 through the close of polls on election day. The form to request absentee voting by personal representative is available from the City Clerk's office by contacting 907-834-3468 or Email Allie Ferko.
Valdez Polling Locations
Precinct No. 1 - Valdez Teen Center
Voters with residence addresses west of Hazelet Avenue.
Precinct No. 2 - Valdez City Council Chambers
Voters with residence addresses between Hazelet Avenue and a north/south line drawn through the point where Crooked Creek crosses the Richardson Highway (Salmon Turnaround)
Precinct No. 3 - Robe River Fire Station
Voters with residence addresses east of a north/south line drawn through the point where Crooked Creek Crosses the Richardson Highway (Salmon Turnaround)
For additional information regarding Valdez local municipal elections, please contact the City Clerk's office (907) 834-3468 or firstname.lastname@example.org. For additional information regarding voter registration or state/federal elections, visit http://www.elections.alaska.gov. To register to vote online, visit https://voterregistration.alaska.gov.