The Borough Clerk's Office is responsible for administering all Borough elections. The regular Borough election is held on the first Tuesday in October of each year to elect members to the Borough Mayor, Assembly and School Board.  Propositions, as approved by the Assembly or by initiative petition, may also be included on the ballot. Events and deadlines for the October 6, 2015 Regular Borough Election are listed on the election timeline.

Candidate Filing
The Ketchikan Gateway Borough has elective seats open for the offices of Borough Mayor, Borough Assembly, and School Board Members on the October 6, 2015 Borough ballot.  The following seats are available: 

Borough Assembly – two (2) seats for three-year terms
School Board –          three (3) seats for three-year terms

Candidate nominating petitions may be filed with the Borough Clerk's Office from August 1 through August 25th at 5:00 p.m. Qualified candidates must submit the completed declaration of candidacy along with the signatures of at least ten (10) qualified Borough voters. All candidates must also complete and submit the 2015 APOC Public Official Financial Disclosure Statement. Filing forms and instructions are available in the table below.

A listing of Borough candidates appearing on the October 6, 2015 Borough ballot is available at the following link:

Current Borough Candidate Listing

Election Ballots
Sample ballots will be available 20 days prior to the election.
    Voter Registration
    In order to be a qualified voter of the Borough you must be registered to vote in State elections at a residence address in the Ketchikan Gateway Borough not less than 30 days prior to the election. Borough residents may register to vote at the Borough Clerk's Office. Voter registration is administered by the State Division of Elections.
    1. Polling Places
    2. Candidate Information
    3. Absentee Voting
    Precinct Location
    Ketchikan No. 1
    Gateway Recreation Center
    601 Schoenbar Rd.
    Ketchikan No. 2
    The Plaza
    2417 Tongass Avenue
    Ketchikan No. 3
    AMHS Ferry Terminal
    3501 Tongass Avenue
    North Tongass No. 1
    North Tongass Fire Station 6
    7550 North Tongass Hwy
    North Tongass No. 2
    North Tongass Fire Station 8
    13110 North Tongass Hwy
    Saxman Community Center
    2841 South Tongass Hwy
    South Tongass
    Fawn Mountain Elementary School
    400 Old Homestead Road