Anchorage Assembly member Forrest Dunbar is running for mayor.

Dunbar's registration was filed on Sunday, Oct. 6 and he will be a candidate in Anchorage's municipal election in 2021. He currently represents East Anchorage and is in his second term.

He was first elected in 2016, served as the Assembly chair until December 2018 and was reelected in April. Mayor Ethan Berkowitz is serving his second term and cannot run for reelection.

According to the state's Public Offices Commission, Dunbar is the first Anchorage mayoral candidate to file so far.

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