Ballot Propositions

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Homer residents will be making plenty of decisions when they head to the ballot box next Tuesday. Besides voting for a new borough mayor and city council candidates, voters will also have some important fiscal questions to answer. For Homer voters it’s Proposition 1, and the city administration says it’s big step towards filling a looming $1.2 million budget gap.

Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly

As candidates campaign for mayor, city council and borough assembly seats around the Kenai Peninsula Borough, there are other important decisions being put to voters. There are three propositions on the ballot this October asking voters about everything from marijuana to raising the tax cap, and Borough Mayor Mike Navarre has been giving presentations around the peninsula to educate voters on those decisions.

2016 Municipal Election: Unofficial Results

Oct 4, 2016
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The city of Homer has reported the preliminary results from the 2016 municipal election.

Bryan Zak won the Homer mayoral race, with 52 percent of the vote. Candidate David Lewis received 46 percent of the vote.

Shelly Erickson and Tom Stroozas have been elected to Homer City Council.

Voters rejected Homer City Ballot Proposition 1, with 53 percent voting no on the proposition. The bond proposition would have financed a new police station in Homer.

2016 Municipal Election: Ballot Proposition 2

Sep 23, 2016
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Kenai Peninsula voters will decide on four ballot propositions during this year’s October 4 municipal election.

Proposition 2 is a $4.8 million bond proposition that would finance upgrades to South Peninsula Hospital and Homer Medical Center. Both are located within the South Kenai Peninsula Hospital Service Area.