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Alaska election workers to resume count of ballots

ANCHORAGE - The winner in the close Alaska governor's race could be determined as early as Friday when election workers resume counting at least 33,000 absentee and questioned...
Empire Editorial: Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down for Nov. 17, 2014

Thumbs up to a calm transfer of authority. On Saturday, Gov. Sean Parnell conceded the 2014 Alaska governor's race to Bill Walker. In a message posted on his campaign's Facebook page, Parnell wrote: "Where Alaska's swearing-in...
Walker ousts Parnell

ANCHORAGE - Independent candidate Bill Walker has won the Alaska governor's race following an aggressive challenge to Republican Gov. Sean Parnell that included joining campaigns with a Democratic rival...
Walker introduces transition team

ANCHORAGE - Bill Walker, the leading candidate for Alaska governor, introduced former state Sen. Rick Halford and Ana Hoffman of Bethel on Wednesday as co-chairs of his gubernatorial transition...
Governor's race too close to call

...ANCHORAGE - Independent candidate Bill Walker held a razor thin lead over Republican incumbent Sean Parnell, but the Alaska governor's race remained too close to call late Tuesday.Walker maintained a lead most of the evening, but the advantage...
Parnell gets boost from Romney

...the election waving signs on street corners to show their support.One high-profile Walker supporter is former Alaska governor and 2008 GOP vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin, who recently endorsed Walker instead of Parnell, her former...
State to begin counting more than 53,000 absentee, questioned ballots

...returned from weekend Marine reservist training, didn't plan any public statements Monday, Sparks said.The race for Alaska governor is actually closer than the Senate contest.Independent candidate Bill Walker, aided when the winner of the Democratic...
Mitt Romney rallies support for GOP the U.S. House, faces a challenge from Democratic political upstart Forrest Dunbar.Sarah Palin, a former Alaska governor, sent out an email touting Walker and his Democratic running mate, Byron Mallott, as conservatives. Parnell was...
Gubernatorial candidates wage end push

...endorsement of former presidential candidate Mitt Romney, who will appear at a rally with the governor on Monday.Former Alaska governor and 2008 GOP vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin recently endorsed Walker instead of Parnell, her former lieutenant...
My Turn: Bullying blowback at ballot box could bring balance to Alaska

...thread of disgust and despair over varying levels of bullying in races for U.S. Senate, U.S. Representative and Alaska governor. From the tens of millions of dollars spent by the Koch brothers and other outsiders on spurious, negative ads...


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