Meet the Three Candidates Vying to be Nome’s Next Mayor

Old St. Joe's on election day

Nome’s 2020 Municipal Election is scheduled for Tuesday, October 6th. Although there are several seats up for grabs, only one has multiple candidates running for the same position: Nome’s Mayor.

KNOM’s Colin O’Connor conducted live interviews with all three candidates, at separate times, during the morning show this week. Click below to hear from each individual hoping to be Nome’s next mayor.

Colleen Deighton:

Ken Hughes:

John Handeland:


Image at top: Old St. Joe’s, Nome’s usual polling place, on election day. in 2015. Photo from Emily Russell, KNOM.