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New director chosen for Alaska Division of Elections

JUNEAU - Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott has chosen a new director for Alaska's Division of Elections. Claire Richardson, a special staff assistant to Mallott, said Mallott asked for and accepted the resignation of Gail Fenumiai (feh-NEW'-me-eye) on Friday.
Anti-setnet group scrubs site after submitting signatures

After the Alaska Fisheries Conservation Alliance submitted 43,000 signatures on June 10 to the Alaska Division of Elections seeking a 2016 ballot initiative that would ban setnets in urban areas of the state, the organization scrubbed...
Gov. Walker: Pot law won't be delayed

...intiative, marijuana use and posession becomes legal 90 days after election results were certified by the Alaska Division of Elections on Nov. 24, which means the drug will be legal starting Feb. 24, 2015. Selling and growing the substance...
Local | AK legislature
Senate, governor races remain in limbo

...candidate Bill Walker holding about a 3,000-vote edge over incumbent Republican Gov. Sean Parnell.The Alaska Division of Elections said there are at least 41,000 absentee and provisional ballots to be counted, a number that could grow...
Not only Alaskans vote in Alaska

...voter."There's no limit on when, where or why, so long as they don't register to vote elsewhere," Alaska Division of Elections Director Gail Fenumiai told me during a phone call last week.You read that all correctly. I live in Texas...
Edna Bay will be Alaska's newest city

The small community of Edna Bay will soon be Alaska's newest incorporated city.According to the Alaska Division of Elections, 30 votes have been received by mail in a special election deciding whether to incorporate Edna Bay as a second-class...
State | Local
Empire Editorial: Mallott, Walker and the sprint to November

...Haines husband.Trying to divide Alaska between Republicans and Democrats doesn't work. According to the Alaska Division of Elections, more than 267,000 of the state's 498,000 registered voters are either nonpartisan or undeclared. Republicans...
Fast ruling sought in ballot lawsuit

...because they were asked and pressured to do so," the lawsuit states.In the 2006 general election, the Alaska Division of Elections issued an emergency regulation to allow independent gubernatorial candidate Andrew Halcro to officially replace...
Analysis: Sullivan's lead will increase Nome.Don't like sports analogies? In plain English: Unless something drastically changes when the Alaska Division of Elections starts counting absentee, questioned and early ballots on Tuesday, Dan Sullivan will be the next U.S...
Empire Editorial: Thank you for voting

Congratulations, Juneau: You showed up.According to the Alaska Division of Elections' preliminary numbers, Election Day voter turnout in House District 34 (which includes the Mendenhall Valley) hit 35.6 percent...


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