Nov. 4th Elections, 2014… what to expect…

Lets face it, voting sometimes can be a pain… but it’s important, and our right.   So, here’s some basic information about the vote this November….

View Sample Ballots <Click Here>  Remember, we’re in District 19 and 20 see map here

and ‘where to vote <Click Here>

or Polling Place Locator <Click Here>


October 20, 2014
Early and Absentee in-person voting begins
Application period begins for absentee voting by electronic transmission

October 25, 2014
Absentee by-mail application deadline

October 28, 2014
Absentee Review Boards begin absentee ballot review

November 3, 2014
Application deadline for absentee voting by electronic transmission, 5:00pm AST

November 4, 2014
ELECTION DAY Polls are open 7am-8pm
Postmark deadline for absentee by mail ballots
Absentee ballots voted by electronic transmission must be received by 8pm AST

November 6, 2014
Question Review Boards begin question ballot review

November 11, 2014
Count Early Vote (remaining) and Absentee Ballots

November 14, 2014
Deadline to receive absentee by mail ballots postmarked within the United States
Count Absentee and Questioned Ballots

November 17-19, 2014
Count Absentee and Questioned Ballots

November 19, 2014
Deadline to receive absentee by mail ballots postmarked outside the United States

November 28, 2014
Target election certification date



Housing Dev Think Tank, Oct 9th 1pm

Join Housing Anchorage as we present the first UAA Think Tank of the year!

We will be asking the question – How can we (the community) spur housing development in Anchorage that is affordable to our workforce?


What is Think Tank?  It is an interactive community engagement experience.
A non-profit agency presents a challenge or issue, and attendees brainstorm solutions for the organization.


Students, faculty, staff and community members – join us to assist this agency and contribute your thoughts and ideas to the discussion!


Thursday, October 9

1:00-2:15 p.m.

UAA Consortium Library, Room 307

Pizza is provided by Moose’s Tooth.

Note: fee for parking on campus (and please allow extra time to find parking).

Facebook event page:


Jewel Lake Rd Widening and Raspberry rd Pavement work Open House Oct.15 7pm

Kinney Engineering is working with DOT&PF on two roadway projects in your area.  The first is Jewel Lake Road Widening: 88th Ave to Strawberry Rd and the second is Raspberry Road, Jewel Lake Road to Minnesota Drive Pavement Preservation project.  We are holding a joint Open House for both of these projects on:
Wednesday, October 15
from 7:00 to 8:30 pm
at Kincaid Elementary School.

West Dimond Blvd Upgrade – Open House – Wed. Sept. 10th 5:30

West Dimond Blvd Upgrade – Phase I Westpark Drive to Sand Lake Road

Open House #2- 65% Design Review and Comment

Join us at the Open House to review and comment on the 65% design for West Dimond Boulevard Phase 1- Westpark Drive to Sand Lake Road and major intersections within the project corridor.


Wednesday, September 10, 2014

5:30 pm to 7:30 pm


Kincaid Elementary Library

4900 Raspberry Rd, Anchorage



 65% Design is Available for Review
The West Dimond Boulevard Upgrade Project- Phase 1  65% design is available for review on the project website.
Proposed improvements:
  • Two single-lane roundabouts; one at Westpark Drive and one at Sand Lake Road
  • Curb and gutter with catch basins and underground storm drainage
  • 5-foot bike lanes
  • Multi-use pathways; 10-foot wide on north side and 8-foot wide on south side
  • Continuous lighting

To download a copy of the West Dimond Blvd Upgrade Phase I- 65% design , please follow this link to the project website:


Public Forum on Ballot Issues Continues…

Public Forum on Ballot Initiatives and Ballot Referendums


Alaska Common Ground is sponsoring a series of forums on the upcoming August referendum on oil taxes (SB21 repeal) and the three initiatives appearing on the November ballot.
This will be an opportunity for voters to hear experts discuss the pro and con positions for each measure.
Events will be held at the Wilda Marston Theatre in the Loussac Library, Wednesday evenings from 7 to 9 pm, starting July 23rd. These events are free and open to the public.

July 23rd            Oil Tax Referendum (SB21 Repeal)

July 30th            Minimum Wage Initiative

August 6th         Marijuana Legalization Initiative

August 13th       Bristol Bay Forever Initiative



Each forum will give voters the opportunity to listen, ask questions, and make informed decisions about how to vote in the August primary election and November general election.    The Anchorage Public Libraries and the League of Women Voters of Anchorage are cosponsoring these events.

CLICK HERE to download a copy of the flyer for these events.

14July23 Discussions of Ballot Measures