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Board seeks final judgment in redistricting case

JUNEAU - The Alaska Redistricting Board is seeking a final judgment approving use of its latest map in upcoming elections.Superior Court Judge Michael McConahy last...
Redistricting plaintiffs seek more than $450K

...last month found George Riley and Ronald Dearborn to be the prevailing litigants in the lawsuit against the Alaska Redistricting Board from the filing of the original complaint in 2011 until July 14, 2013. He found the board to be the prevailing...
Alaska Chamber details legislative priorities

...lawmakers.To tie in with the start of the 2014 session, the state chamber and the Juneau chamber hosted former Alaska Redistricting Board Chairman John Torgerson as the speaker at the first weekly Alaska Business Roundtable Luncheon of the session...
Judge: Alaska redistricting plan passes muster

...redrawn political boundaries meet constitutional standards.Superior Court Judge Michael McConahy also found the Alaska Redistricting Board's decisions regarding truncation of certain Senate seats due to changes in the makeup of those districts pass...
Alaska redistricting plan passes muster constitutional standards.Superior Court Judge Michael McConahy issued the ruling Monday, granting the Alaska Redistricting Board's requests for summary judgment.The Alaska Supreme Court had ordered the board to redraw the state's political...
Lawsuit filed by Natives over Alaska redistricting plan

...request for a temporary restraining order were scheduled for Thursday in U.S. District Court in Anchorage.The Alaska Redistricting Board asked DOJ to review the plan after the state Supreme Court last month signed off on it for the 2012 elections...
State election plan gets the go-ahead - for now

...a top federal judge said he'd take a personal role in the Alaska redistricting challenge.Late in May the Alaska Redistricting Board got Alaska Supreme Court approval to move forward with new district maps, contested in Fairbanks, Petersburg...
Feds approve Alaska election maps

...necessary to comply with a Voting Rights Act-inspired goal of creating a Native influence district in Southeast. Alaska Redistricting Board Chair John Torgerson called the federal approval "an important milestone for the Board and the state of Alaska...
Special session breakdown, Egan defection among top state news in 2012

...parity, was one roller coaster of a story that set the stage for others.The Alaska Supreme Court directed the Alaska Redistricting Board to produce a map that drew Haines and part of Juneau into the same district, setting up a potential incumbent-versus-incumbent...
Redistricting board wants high court to reconsider

JUNEAU - The Alaska Redistricting Board wants the state's highest court to reconsider its decision that requires Alaska's political boundaries to be redrawn.Attorneys...


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