Kenai Peninsula Borough 2017 Election Calendar

ELECTION

ELECTION DATE

LAST DAY TO REGISTER

ABSENTEE BALLOTS AVAILABLE

Borough Regular

October 3

Polls are open from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

September 3

September 18

If you expect to be absent from your precinct or will be unable to go to the polling place of that precinct on Election Day, you may apply for an absentee ballot by mail (deadline September 28, 2017) or by fax (deadline October 2, 2017). Absentee Ballot Application.

You may vote ABSENTEE IN PERSON beginning SEPTEMBER 18 up to and including Election Day at the Borough Building in Soldotna, Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM.

Voters in the Homer area may vote absentee in person at the Borough Annex Building, 206 E. Pioneer Avenue, Monday through Thursday, 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Each City Clerk’s Office in the Borough also conducts absentee voting (except the City of Soldotna) Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM.

2017 VOTER PAMPHLET

PROPOSITION NO. 1

Shall the Kenai Peninsula Borough adopt a local option to prohibit the operation of any commercial marijuana establishment outside of the Borough cities, including all of the following license types:

a)          Retail marijuana store;

"Retail marijuana store" means an entity registered to purchase marijuana from marijuana cultivation facilities, to purchase marijuana and marijuana products from marijuana product manufacturing facilities, and to sell marijuana and marijuana products to consumers.

b)          Marijuana cultivation facility;

"Marijuana cultivation facility" means an entity registered to cultivate, prepare, and package marijuana and to sell marijuana to retail marijuana stores, to marijuana product manufacturing facilities, and to other marijuana cultivation facilities, but not to consumers.

c)         Marijuana product manufacturing facility; and

"Marijuana product manufacturing facility" means an entity registered to purchase marijuana; manufacture, prepare, and package marijuana products; and sell marijuana and marijuana products to other marijuana product manufacturing facilities and to retail marijuana stores, but not to consumers.

d)         Marijuana testing facility.

"Marijuana testing facility" means an entity registered to analyzed and certify the safety and potency of marijuana.

 

A "Yes" vote means the commercial marijuana establishments will be prohibited in the area of the Borough outside of the cities.

 

A "No" vote means that commercial marijuana establishments will be allowed in the area of the Borough outside of the cities, subject to applicable legal requirements.

SEATS TO BE FILLED AND CANDIDATES