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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...
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...
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: 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 Ballot Measure 1, which would have repealed...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.
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
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...


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