Pollworkers Carol Louthan, center, and Harmony Bolden work at the Soldotna Regional Sports Complex on Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2022, in Soldotna, Alaska. (Ashlyn O’Hara/Peninsula Clarion)

Pollworkers Carol Louthan, center, and Harmony Bolden work at the Soldotna Regional Sports Complex on Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2022, in Soldotna, Alaska. (Ashlyn O’Hara/Peninsula Clarion)

Absentee in-person voting starts Monday for Oct. 4 election

The Soldotna Prep School building has ballot styles for all Kenai Peninsula Borough precincts

Absentee in-person voting starts Monday for the Oct. 4 municipal election.

Through that election, borough residents will cast ballots for seats on the Kenai Peninsula Borough assembly and board of education, as well as on the Kenai, Soldotna, Homer, Seward and Seldovia city councils. That’s in addition to multiple ballot propositions being considered.

Absentee voting can be done by mail or in person.

Voters can request that an absentee ballot be mailed to them via applications available online through city websites. All applications for by-mail absentee ballots must be received by 5 p.m. on Sept. 27 for Kenai, Soldotna and the Kenai Peninsula Borough.

For in-person absentee voting, which begins Monday, the Soldotna Prep School building has ballot styles for all Kenai Peninsula Borough precincts. Soldotna Prep School is located at 426 W. Redoubt Ave. in Soldotna. It will be open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Monday through Friday, and from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. on election day.

City of Soldotna voters can vote absentee in person at the Soldotna Prep School building. City of Kenai voters can vote absentee in person both at the Soldotna Prep School building and at the Kenai City Clerk’s office, located at 210 Fidalgo Ave. in Kenai.

More information about absentee in-person voting can be found on the Kenai Peninsula Borough clerk’s website at kpb.us/assembly-clerk/election/absentee-voting-information.

Reach reporter Ashlyn O’Hara at ashlyn.ohara@peninsulaclarion.com.

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