Politics

What you need to know about where candidates stand and what’s on the ballot

The Anchorage Daily News asked candidates for mayor and the Anchorage School Board in the April 3 election to answer a series of questions on issues facing the city and the Anchorage School District, from property crime to budgets. The answers below were fact-checked when facts were cited and edited for spelling, grammar and writing style. Follow the link at the bottom to learn more about the voting process, the bonds and ballot propositions.

School Board: 

Anchorage School Board Q&A: Why are you qualified?

Anchorage School Board Q&A: How would you help close achievement gaps?

Anchorage School Board Q&A: What would you cut, keep, or add?

Anchorage School Board Q&A: What's the biggest challenge facing Anchorage schools?

Mayoral candidates:

Anchorage mayoral candidate Q&A: Why do you want this job?

Anchorage mayoral candidate Q&A: What sectors of the economy would you grow and why?

Anchorage mayoral candidate Q&A: What are you going to do about property crime?

Anchorage mayoral candidate Q&A: What's your plan for reducing homelessness?

Anchorage mayoral candidate Q&A: What's your favorite thing to do when you're not at work?

Related: Here's what you need to know about how to vote, and what's on the ballot, including propositions and bonds.

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