Candidate filing opens for Fairbanks area municipal elections
FAIRBANKS, Alaska (KTVF) - The Fairbanks North Star Borough, City of Fairbanks and City of North Pole have opened candidate filing for anyone who wishes to run for office. Filing opened on July 15, and will close on July 29, at 5:00 p.m.
There are numerous races open including Borough, North Pole and Fairbanks mayors, North Pole and Fairbanks City Councils, Borough Assembly, and the FNSB School Board among others.
Fairbanks North Star Borough Clerk April Trickey says that anyone over 18, who is registered to vote in Alaska and has been a resident for over one year can run.
She also talked about what potential candidates need to bring with them to the Borough Clerks office. “What you need to bring in is a completed declaration form for the appropriate seat. Also with that you would need to bring in your public office financial disclosure statement.”
Applicants are also required to pay a $25 application fee.
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