Anchorage voters start casting ballots in mid-March for candidates for the city Assembly and School Board. Six of the 11 Anchorage Assembly seats are up for election, as are two seats on the Anchorage School Board.
Election Day is April 7, but ballots will be mailed out to voters March 17. Like last year, voting will be spread out over three weeks.
As in the past, we’ll be asking all the candidates to fill out a detailed issues survey — both to give voters a way to compare candidates before they cast ballots, and to keep track of what candidates said during the campaign after they’re elected. We’ll publish the responses online and in print.
That’s where you come in. Please help us come up with the questions that are most important to you and the community. We’ll ask everyone the same questions so they can be compared side by side. Here’s what we did last spring with the Assembly candidates. We asked about everything from taxes to crime to how to fix the port. We did the same thing with the School Board candidates. Both sets of questions drew on questions from readers.
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