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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

...they don't register to vote elsewhere," Alaska Division of Elections Director Gail Fenumiai told me during a went down.On Oct. 20, I emailed the Alaska Division of Elections a completed absentee ballot application that...
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 Ballot Measure 1, which would have repealed...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 organization must collect about 30,000 signatures before the question can appear on the ballot.The Alaska Division of Elections prepares the signature packets, and once they are ready, the organization will have one year to collect the...
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...
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...


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