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2020 Election: Candidate Statements

Laura Kraegel/KUCB

Updated 9/29/2020 at 2:20 p.m. 

Each year, KUCB offers local candidates the opportunity to tell voters about themselves, their qualifications, and why they're running for office. Find their personal statements at the following links:

Statements were submitted by candidates, and have not been edited.

To hear more from school board candidates, tune in to KUCB 89.7 FM or Channel 8 TV on Wednesday, Sept. 23, at noon. Questions can be submitted in advance to

And find out more about council candidates during our live Candidates Forum on Thursday, Sept. 24, at 7 p.m. Due to COVID-19, there will be no studio audience this year, but community members are invited to tune in over KUCB Radio or Channel 8 TV. Questions can be submitted in advance or during the live program to We will also take questions over the phone at 581-1888.  

Candidates Forum 2020 Rebroadcast Schedule

KUCB 89.7 FM 

  • Both forums will be played back-to-back Friday, 9/25 at noon and Saturday, 9/26 at 4 p.m.

Channel 8 TV

  • Both forums will be played back-to-back Friday, 9/25 - Monday 9/28 at 4 p.m. and 8 p.m.

Unalaska's Municipal Election will take place on Tuesday, Oct. 6. Polls will be open 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. at Unalaska City Hall. Contact the Clerk's Office at 581-1251 for special assistance, or details on voting absentee.

Hope McKenney reported for KUCB from 2019 until 2022. She was KUCB's news director starting in 2021.