Above is the proposed timeline for a special election to select a new, 12th member of the Anchorage Assembly.

On March 23, the Anchorage Assembly will hold a special meeting to establish a date on which the city will hold a special election to choose a 12th Assembly member.

Currently there are 11 Assembly members, but voters approved adding a 12th back in April of 2020.

The Assembly is scheduled to vote on a resolution that would establish June 21, 2022, as the date on which voters would select a candidate to fill the new Assembly Seat L in District 1.

If the Assembly approves the June 21 election date, filing for the new Assembly seat would open at 8 a.m. on May 3, and close at 5 p.m. on May 10, according to the proposed ordinance.

The upcoming meeting to establish a special election is on March 23, 6-8 p.m. at the Assembly Chambers (Loussac Library, 3600 Denali, Room 108).

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Anchorage Assembly mulls June 21 as day to elect 12th Assembly member

Joel Davidson
Joel is Editor-in-Chief of the Alaska Watchman. Joel is an award winning journalist and has been reporting for over 20 years, He is a proud father of 8 children, and lives in Palmer, Alaska.