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Dillingham's municipal election is on Oct. 4. KDLG is hearing from candidates about why they are running and what they want to focus on in office.

Where to vote in Bristol Bay’s Oct. 4 municipal elections

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Izzy Ross
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KDLG

Election Day is coming up! Local politics most immediately affects our lives, and voting in your municipal election is one way you can have a say in your community.

We will continue to update this page as we hear back from municipalities around the region. If you would like to add information about your community, email izzy@kdlg.org or call 907-843-1002.

The REAA elections for Southwest Region School Board are run by the state, not the municipality. Those candidates are listed on a separate ballot from the municipal elections.

City of Aleknagik 

City Council
Seat D, three-year term: Amber Webb
Seat E, three-year term: Bruce Ilutsik
Seat F, ends 2023: Vacant

Southwest Region School Board
Seat A:
Louie Alakayak Sr. (Manokotak)
Helen Gregorio (Togiak)
Seat E:
Kay M. Andrews (Aleknagik)

Election Day
Aleknagik City Hall

Polls are open 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.

Bristol Bay Borough

Borough Assembly
Open Seat: Shelby Boothe
Open Seat: Pete Caruso

School Board
Open Seat: Sherri Onate

All positions are three-year terms.

Absentee voting
In-person: Borough Assembly Chambers, Naknek
8 a.m. - 12 p.m., 1 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Election Day
King Salmon Village Council Building
Naknek Bristol Bay Building Assembly Room
South Naknek Recreation Hall

Polls are open 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.

City of Chignik Bay 

City Council
Seat B: Ben Allen
Seat G: Arlene Kopun

Both are three-year terms

Absentee voting
In-person: Chignik Bay City Office, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Fax or mail absentee ballots through Oct. 4
Fax: 907-749-2300

Mailed ballots need to be postmarked by Oct. 4 and received by Oct. 11.

Election Day
Chignik Community Hall
Polls are open 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.

City of Dillingham 

City Council
Seat A:
Kimberly Williams, Steven Carriere
Seat B:
Ronald Johnson, Michael Bennett

School Board
Seat A:
Heather Savo, Dianna Schollmeier

Absentee voting
In-person: voters can cast their ballots at City Hall through Oct. 3.

Via personal representative: voters with physical disabilities or language barriers can apply for an absentee ballot by personal representative through Oct. 4.

By mail: voters should get their ballots postmarked by Oct. 4.

Election Day
Dillingham City Hall
Polls are open 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.

Contact the City Clerk’s office at 907-842-5212 or cityclerk@dillinghamak.us. For more information on the election, go to www.dillinghamak.us.

City of Ekwok

City Council
Seat B: Annie Nicoli, Sandra Stermer
Seat C: Richard King,
Seat D: Sophie Kaleak
Seat E: William Kaleak
Seat F: Julia Williams, Mary Walcott
Seat G: Peter Walcott Sr.

Southwest Region School Board
Seat A:
Louie Alakayak Sr. (Manokotak)
Helen Gregorio (Togiak)
Seat E:
Kay M. Andrews (Aleknagik)

Election Day
Ekwok City Office
Polls are open 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.

City of Manokotak 

City Council
Seat F: Arline Franklin, Diane Mochin
Seat G: Tessa Nickerson

Both are one-year terms.

Southwest Region School Board
Seat A:
Louie Alakayak Sr. (Manokotak)
Helen Gregorio (Togiak)
Seat E:
Kay M. Andrews (Aleknagik)

Absentee voting
Manokotak Village Council Building
9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Election Day
Manokotak City Office
Polls are open 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.

City of Togiak

City Council
Seat A: Howard Lowe
Seat B: Margie Coupchiak

Both are three-year terms.

Please wear a mask when you go to vote.

Southwest Region School Board
Seat A:
Louie Alakayak Sr. (Manokotak)
Helen Gregorio (Togiak)
Seat E:
Kay M. Andrews (Aleknagik)

Election Day
Togiak City Office
Polls are open 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.

Lake and Peninsula Borough

Borough Assembly
Seat C: Michelle Pope Ravenmoon
Seat F: Scott Anderson

School Board
Seat G: Stacy Hill, Margie Olympic
Write-in: Ida Nelson

Seat E: Austin Shangin

All seats are three-year terms.

This is a by-mail only election. The borough has already sent ballots to registered voters.

Ballots have to be postmarked by Oct. 4.

Izzy Ross is the news director at KDLG, the NPR member station in Dillingham. She reports, edits, and hosts stories from around the Bristol Bay region, and collaborates with other radio stations across the state.
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