Notice of Election of the Proposal to Incorporate the City and Borough of Wrangell
Information for Voters
Election Day is Tuesday, May 6, 2008
This Election Will Be Conducted By Mail
There will be no polling place on election day.
Shall the City and Borough of Wrangell be incorporated as a unified municipality? (Under AS 29.05.140(d), incorporation of the City and Borough of Wrangell will result in the concurrent dissolution of the existing City of Wrangell.)
ELECTION OF INITIAL OFFICIALS
If a majority of votes are cast in favor of the incorporation of the City and Borough of Wrangell, the City and Borough of Wrangell will be served by a Mayor; six Borough Assembly members; a five member School Board; a five member Wrangell Port Commission; and a seven member Wrangell Medical Center and Long - Term Care Facility Board (Medical Board); all elected at large.
Ballots will be mailed on Monday, April 14, 2008. The ballots will be mailed to the mailing address on your voter record. You have from the time you receive your ballot until Election Day to vote your ballot. If you do not receive your ballot, if your mailing address or information on your registration record has changed, if you will not be at your current mailing address or if you have questions about by-mail voting contact the Region I Elections Office at 907-465-3021.
The ballots WILL NOT FORWARD. If your mail will be forwarded during this time, contact the Region I Elections Office at (907) 465-3021.For your ballot to be counted, you must:
1. Sign the return ballot envelope.
2. Provide at least one identifier on the return ballot envelope.
3. Have your signature witnessed. Ask one person over the age of 18 or the postmaster or election official to be your witness.
4. Ballots must be voted and postmarked on or before Election Day, May 6, 2008.
An election official will have ballots and will be available for absentee in-person voting and assistance at the Wrangell City Clerk's Office weekdays from 9:00am - 5:00pm beginning Monday April 21st through Tuesday, May 6, 2008. Absentee voting and other assistance will also be available at the Juneau, Anchorage, Fairbanks, Nome and Mat-Su election offices.
Questions about voting by-mail? Call the Region I Elections Office at (907) 465-3021 This election is being conducted by the State of Alaska, Division of Elections Region I Elections Office, 9109 Mendenhall Mall Rd, Ste 3, Juneau, Alaska 99811-0018