Anchorage City Election 2024
Anchorage's regular municipal election was held Tuesday, April 2. On the ballot this year were the office of mayor, three school board seats and nine bonds and propositions. The mayor's race is now heading to a runoff election, with runoff ballots mailed April 30 and the last day of voting on May 14.

Ballots must be postmarked on or before election day, or voters may drop them off at a secure drop box or cast votes in-person at select locations.


Here’s what the candidates had to say about their priorities and many of the issues Anchorage voters said they care about most.

Key runoff dates

April 30: Mayoral runoff ballots are mailed to Anchorage voters, and secure drop box locations are available for returning completed ballots.

May 7: Anchorage Vote Centers open for in-person voting.

May 14: Last day to vote in the mayoral runoff election. Mailed ballots must be postmarked on or before May 14, and drop boxes and in-person voting will be available.


With only weeks to sway voters, both the Bronson and the LaFrance campaigns are anticipating a competitive and expensive contest.


Compare where the candidates stand on some of the issues Anchorage voters said they care about most.

Candidates: Dave Bronson, Darin Colbry, Breck Craig, Dustin Darden, Nick Danger, Jenny Di Grappa, Phil Isley, Suzanne LaFrance, Bill Popp, Chris Tuck

Candidates: Pat Higgins, Kay Schuster, Angela Frank, Dora Wilson, Carl Jacobs, Chelsea Pohland

Key election dates

April 2: Regular election day. Mailed ballots must be postmarked on or before April 2. Drop boxes and in-person voting will be available until 8 p.m.


Dave Bronson’s top opponents — Suzanne LaFrance, Chris Tuck and Bill Popp — say they’ll put an end to conflict between the Assembly and the mayor’s office. Bronson says his reelection is necessary to keep balance in city government and put a check on the Assembly’s power.

The election comes at a time when the district faces significant challenges, and pits incumbents against candidates who say they want to see fundamental changes to how the board operates.

From trail access to elementary school improvements, from public restrooms to new cemeteries, here’s what propositions and bonds Anchorage voters will decide in the 2024 municipal election.