- City Clerk
Last Updated 3/16/2023 at 9:15 AM
Upcoming Municipal Elections for 2023
Regular Municipal Election - Tuesday, May 2, 2023
For general information about City of Valdez Elections contact:
Katie Carr at 907-834-3501 or email@example.com.
Official Candidate List for the Regular Municipal and School Board Election
THE FOLLOWING INDIVIDUALS FILED NOMINATION PETITIONS WITH THE CITY CLERK'S OFFICE PRIOR TO THE DEADLINE AND WILL APPEAR ON THE MAY 2, 2023 BALLOT :
(Candidates listed alphabetically in the order they will appear on the ballot)
CITY COUNCIL - 3 YEAR TERM (2 SEATS)
James "Jimmy" Devens
Tammy Jo Liddell
CITY COUNCIL - 1 YEAR TERM (1 SEAT)
SCHOOL BOARD - 3 YEAR TERM (3 SEATS)
SCHOOL BOARD - 1 YEAR TERM (1 SEAT)
Ruth E Knight
Preliminary Notice of Regular Municipal Election
NOTICE OF REGULAR MUNICIPAL AND SCHOOL BOARD ELECTION
OF THE CITY OF VALDEZ
MAY 2, 2023
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 2, 2023, between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. to elect candidates for the following offices:
CITY COUNCIL: Two (2) Vacancies to Serve a Three (3) Year Term
One (1) Vacancy, to Serve a One (1) Year Term
SCHOOL BOARD: Three (3) Vacancies, to Serve a Three (3) Year Term
One (1) Vacancy to Serve a One (1) Year Term
ELIGIBILITY OF CANDIDATES
City Council and City School Board: Must be a qualified elector of Alaska who has been a resident of the City of Valdez for a period of not less than one year immediately preceding the date of filing.
Nominating petitions for the offices of City Council and School Board may be obtained at the City Clerk’s Office. The first date to file a petition for office will be FEBRUARY 15, 2023. Final date for filing a nominating petition will be MARCH 15, 2023 at 5:00 p.m.
PRECINCTS, POLLING PLACES
The City consists of three election precincts for all regular and special City elections. The boundaries of these precincts are as follows:
Precinct #1: that portion of the City of Valdez which lies west of Hazelet Avenue.
Precinct #2: that portion of the City of Valdez which lies between Hazelet Avenue and a north/south line drawn through the point where Crooked Creek crosses the Richardson Highway (Salmon Turnaround).
Precinct #3: that portion of the City of Valdez which lies east of a north/south line drawn through the point where Crooked Creek crosses the Richardson Highway (Salmon Turnaround).
The polling places for these precincts shall be as follows:
Precinct #1: Teen Center
Precinct #2 City Council Chambers
Precinct #3 Robe River Subdivision Fire Station
A PERSON IS QUALIFIED TO VOTE WHO
1. Is a United States Citizen;
2. Is 18 years or older;
3. Has been a resident of the State of Alaska and the City of Valdez for 30 days immediately preceding the election;
4. Is registered 30 days prior to the election as required under Alaska Statutes 15.07 and is not registered to vote in another jurisdiction;
5. Is not disqualified under Article V of the State Constitution
Sheri L. Pierce, MMC, City Clerk