A Regular Municipal election is held annually in the Fairbanks North Star Borough on the first Tuesday in October.
The Next Regular Municipal Election is October 3, 2017.
There are 40 precincts within the Fairbanks North Star Borough established by the State. See FNSB Code Title 5 - Elections.
The Mayor, Assembly, School Board, and IGU members are elected on an at-large basis for staggered three-year terms. This means that no matter where they reside, they represent the entire borough population.
A qualified person may have their name placed on the ballot as a candidate for the elective office by filing with the clerk a properly and fully completed sworn declaration of candidacy and a properly and fully completed Public Official Financial Disclosure statement, from July 15 through July 29, 4:30 pm. Should July 15 or 29 fall on a Saturday or Sunday, candidates shall have until 4:30 pm on the first Monday to file their declaration. A candidate shall pay a $25 non-refundable filing fee.