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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...
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...
Juneau shouts 'Yes' as Alaska screams 'No'

...but their voices appear to have been drowned out by the rest of the state.By Wednesday afternoon, the Alaska Division of Elections had finished tallying votes cast in Tuesday's statewide primary. Ballot Measure 1, which would have repealed...
State | Local
State to appeal setnet initiative ruling

The State of Alaska will appeal a state Superior Court decision that would permit a ballot initiative that could ban setnets in certain parts of the state.
Web site mistake causes calls to wrong man

...For Anchorage resident Braylon Blades, a small factual error in a listing for Rocky Knudsen on the State of Alaska Division of Elections website has turned into an unexpected headache."The calls started about two months ago," Blades said...
No Parnell-Mallott debates scheduled for Juneau

...statewide primary (Republican Gerald Heikes of Palmer and Democrat Phil Stoddard of Anchorage, according to the Alaska Division of Elections), but both Mallott and Parnell are their party's presumptive picks for the state's top spot.Juneau...
State | AK legislature
New York attorney challenging Begich

...whose seat is coveted by Republicans looking to reclaim control of the Senate.Bryk's filing with the Alaska Division of Elections was certified in late September, state elections director Gail Fenumiai said. No other Democrats have filed...
Pot petition has enough signatures to make ballot

...Tuesday.The petition has met all the thresholds necessary to appear on the Aug. 19 primary ballot, the Alaska Division of Elections said.The lieutenant governor's office said it had verified the signatures from registered voters as of...
Group takes next step to legalize marijuana

...Hinterberger said.State election officials have 60 days to accept or deny the initiative for the ballot, Alaska Division of Elections Director Gail Fenumiai said in an email to The Associated Press.The state has a complicated relationship...
Polls open for Juneau municipal election

...Social Security number, and then it will tell the person where to go to vote."New voter cards issued by the Alaska Division of Elections this summer also have the updated precinct information on them.In-person absentee voting began on Sept...


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