It’s Election Day in Ketchikan, and residents are heading to the polls. Voters will cast their ballots for borough mayor, borough assembly and school board. They will also be asked to decide whether to extend the borough’s 2 percent tobacco tax.
Residents registered within city limits will be asked to choose between two candidates for city council and decide on three city propositions.The first proposition asks voters whether they’d like to ban on-site cannabis consumption. Proposition 2 asks voters to approve an $11.5 million bond measure to boost internet connectivity. The third proposition authorizes a $5 million bond to repair the city’s main water lines.
Polls are open until 8 p.m.
Live coverage of the election will begin after 8:30 p.m on KRBD-FM. Results will be read as they become available. They will also be posted at KRBD.org.