FAIRBANKS NORTH STAR BOROUGH

907 Terminal St. Fairbanks AK 99701 (907) 459-1000

Election Information and Currrent Elected Offficials

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A Regular Municipal election is held annually in the Fairbanks North Star Borough on the first Tuesday in October.

The Next Regular Municipal Election is October 2, 2018.

There are 40 precincts within the Fairbanks North Star Borough established by the State. See FNSB Code Title 5 - Elections.

The Mayor, Assembly, School Board, and IGU members are elected on an at-large basis for staggered three-year terms. This means that no matter where they reside, they represent the entire borough population.

A qualified person may have their name placed on the ballot as a candidate for the elective office by filing with the clerk a properly and fully completed sworn declaration of candidacy and a properly and fully completed Public Official Financial Disclosure statement, from July 15 through July 29, 4:30 pm. Should July 15 or 29 fall on a Saturday or Sunday, candidates shall have until 4:30 pm on the first Monday to file their declaration. A candidate shall pay a $25 non-refundable filing fee.

 Borough

Borough Mayor

 Term Expires
Karl W. Kassel 10/18

Qualifications
A qualified voter who has resided within the borough for a period of one (1) year immediately prior to filing their declaration of candidacy is eligible to be borough mayor whether they reside inside a city or in the area of the borough outside the cities.

Borough Assembly

Term Expires         

Seat A – Van Lawrence10/18
Seat B – Shaun Tacke10/19
Seat C – Andrew M. Gray10/19
Seat D – Christopher Quist10/17
Seat E – Angela Major10/20
Seat F – Kathryn Dodge10/18
Seat G – Lance Roberts10/18
Seat H – Aaron Lojewski10/17
Seat I – Matt Cooper10/19

Qualifications
A qualified voter who has resided within the borough for a period of one (1) year immediately prior to filing their declaration of candidacy is eligible to be an assemblyperson whether they reside inside a city or in the area of the borough outside the cities.

 School Board

Term Expires
Seat A – Tom Bartels 10/18
Seat B – Heidi Haas 10/18
Seat C – Sharon McConnell 10/19
Seat D – Allyson Lambert 10/19
Seat E – Timothy Doran 10/20
Seat F – Sean Rice 10/20
Seat G – Wendy Dominique 10/20

Qualifications
Alaska Statute 14.12.080 states, “To be eligible to be a member of a school board, a person must have the same qualifications as are necessary to be a municipal voter in the school district” and meet the qualifications as set forth in FNSBC Title 5.

Note: There is no residency requirement to run for School Board.

 Interior Alaska Gas Utility (IGU) At-Large Seats

Term Expires
Seat A – Pamela Throop12/18
Seat B – Michael Meeks12/18
Seat C – Jack Wilbur12/17
Seat D – Bob Shefchik12/17

 

Qualifications
A qualified voter who has resided within the borough for a period of one (1) year immediately prior to filing their declaration of candidacy is eligible whether they reside inside a city or in the area of the borough outside the cities.

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