Office of the City Clerk

U.S. Dept. of Justice Preclearance Notice - Issued Sept 15, 2011


CBJ Request to the U.S. Dept. of Justice for Preclearance

Preclearance is hereby requested for a proposed change to voting practices in the City and Borough of Juneau (CBJ) which could “affect the eligibility of persons to become or remain candidates, to obtain a position on the ballot in primary or general elections, or to become or remain holders of elective offices.” (28 C.F.R. PART 51 Subpart A -- General Provisions 51.13 Examples of changes, item (g))


The following question will appear on the Regular Municipal Election Ballot of the City and Borough of Juneau, to be held on Tuesday, October 4, 2011:






Shall municipal officers and candidates for elective office of the City and Borough of Juneau be exempt from the requirements of the State of Alaska Public Official Financial Disclosure law (AS 39.50) and be subject to, instead, the Public Official Financial Disclosure law adopted by the City and Borough of Juneau Assembly in Ordinance 2011-13(c)?


YES    (  )   

     NO     (  )      


Adopted July 11, 2011 - Ordinance 2011-13c - An Ordinance Placing the Question of Exemption From the State of Alaska’s Municipal Official Financial Disclosure Law on the Ballot; and Adopting, Contingent Upon the Exemption, a City and Borough Public Official Financial Disclosure Requirement; Amending the Election Code Regarding the Public Official Financial Disclosure Statement and Creating Municipal Official Financial Disclosure Requirements.

This item will be placed on the October 4, 2011 Regular Municipal Ballot.


Request for Pre-Clearance by the U.S. Dept. of Justice of a change to election procedures

Notice of Proposed Changes to the Election Code - Regarding Municipal Official Financial Disclosure

Ordinance 2011-13b (Introduced 4/11/11, Amended 4/25/11, Referred to committee and set for additional public hearing 5/23/11, Referred to committee and amended 6/27/11, set for additional public hearing 7/11/2011 as Version (c)).

Mayor Botelho Memo regarding Ordinance 2011-13b

Side-by-Side Comparison of Ordinance 2011-13b with State Statutes

June 27, 2011 Committee of the Whole Meeting Minutes - Discussion of Ordinance 2011-13

Updated Version (c) of Ordinance 2011-13c following changes at Comm. of the Whole Meeting

Attorney Memo regarding changes in Version (c)

CBJ Election Information - General     

CBJ Election Information - Archives Page


For additional assistance regarding any Municipal Election, please do not hesitate to contact:

CBJ Clerk’s Office
155 South Seward Street, Room 202
Juneau, AK 99801
Telephone: (907)586-5278  FAX: (907)586-4550 TDD: (907)586-5351
or via our online form.