MAT-SU—The regular election on Oct. 1 in the Matanuska-Susitna Borough is just two weeks away. Two Assembly seats and three School Board Member seats will be decided by voters. Two propositions are on the ballot. Proposition B-1 is a 5 percent tax on alcoholic beverage sales boroughwide. Proposition B-2 is a 50 percent state match for Borough road bonds for projects that access some schools. Here is a link to the exact language of the propositions and a list of the candidates. http://www.matsugov.us/clerk/elections
Listen to Deputy Borough Clerk Jamie Newman give an overview on the election basics with Public Affairs Director Patty Sullivan in this short audio recording.
If you want to vote absentee by-mail, keep these dates in mind.
· Applications for the October 1, 2013, regular election, must be received by September 24, 2013.
· In order to be counted, your voted ballot must be postmarked and mailed to the Borough Clerk’s Office no later than October 1, 2013, (Election Day) and received no later than Friday, October 4, 2013.
Absentee in-person voting began yesterday, Sept. 16, and runs until Oct. 1. at the Borough building. Check the locations and time for absentee voting schedules online at http://www.matsugov.us/clerk/elections