October 6, 2020 Regular Borough Election

October 6, 2020 Unofficial Canvass Board Results

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.

The 2020 Regular Borough election will be held on Tuesday October 6, 2020. 

Election Ballots and Voter Pamphlet


Sample ballots for the October 6, 2020, Borough election will be available on September 16, 2020.

October 6, 2020 Sample Borough Ballot

 A voter information pamphlet will be available September 16, 2020.

October 6, 2020 Borough Voter Information Pamphlet

Candidate Information

The current list of Borough candidates is available at the following link:

Candidate Listing for the October 6, 2020 Borough Election

Each year the Ketchikan Gateway Borough has elective seats open for the offices of members of the Assembly and School Board. In order for a candidate's name to appear on the ballot, qualified candidates must declare candidacy and submit the required paperwork to the Borough Clerk between August 1 and August 25th.

The following seats will be on the October 6, 2020 ballot for election:
Assembly:  (3) 3-year terms:  currently held by Alan Bailey, Susan Pickrell, and Amanda Pierce
School Board:   (2) 3-year terms, currently held by Leslie Becker and Diane Gubatayao
School Board:   (2) 1-year terms, currently held by Tom Heutte and Paul Robbins, Jr.
See the table below for information on filing for elective Borough offices and for the candidate handbook and filing forms. 

    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. Residents may register to vote at the Borough Clerk's Office and may also register or update voter information online using the State of Alaska's new online voter registration system at https://voterregistration.alaska.gov/

    Voting Precincts

    For the convenience of the voters, the Borough has seven precincts with a designated polling place in each precinct.  The table below provides detailed information on the polling places.
    1. Polling Places
    2. Candidate Information
    3. Absentee and Early Voting
    4. Accessibility Information
    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
    South Tongass Alliance Church
    376 Old Homestead Road