Local Election Coverage

Decker contends for seat on assembly

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

Julie Decker – photo by Shady Grove Oliver/KSTK

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

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

There are three seats open on the Assembly. Ernie Christian, Maxlyn Wiederspohn, and Billie Younce are running for Seat B. Daniel Blake is running for Seat F and Julie Decker is running for Seat E.

KSTK’s Shady Grove Oliver spoke with Decker about her candidacy.

Tune in to KSTK throughout the month of September for interviews with other candidates.


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