ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Anchorage’s deputy municipal clerk, Jacqueline Duke, was fired Wednesday by Assembly Chair Ernie Hall.
When asked why Duke was terminated from her job, Hall said it was a personnel issue and couldn't comment beyond that. Hall says Duke serves at the discretion of the Assembly and the city.
Duke worked under Municipal Clerk Barbara Gruenstein. The two recently faced tough questions from the Assembly about last month’s city elections, which saw widespread ballot shortages and ballot-box closures.
Some Assembly members and members of the public have demanded that Gruenstein be fired over the April 3 elections.
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