Local Election Coverage

Jack vies for mayor in October elections

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The regular elections for the City and Borough of Wrangell are October 1st.

For the next month, KSTK will bring you overviews of the important issues and items you can expect to see on the ballot.

Mayor David Jack – photo by Shady Grove Oliver/KSTK

As part of this coverage, we’ll feature interviews with the candidates running for elected positions.

There are two people vying for the position of mayor, David Jack and Kipha Valvoda.

Jack was appointed mayor earlier this year after the resignation of Don McConachie.

KSTK’s Shady Grove Oliver spoke with Jack about his bid to keep the spot.

Click here to hear the interview with Kipha Valvoda on his candidacy.

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