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Slack Tide: Will Mark Begich stop calling me now?

...while I've been electorally active since the tender age of 18, until I moved to Alaska, I'd never experienced an "open" primary (at least not in real life). I'd never taken part in a caucus, either, although I definitely fantasized about...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-11-09/slack-tide-will-mark-begich-stop-ca
Neighbors
Ruling will alter primary

...vote-getter of a particular political party then squares off against the primary winners of other political parties. In an open primary, a voter, regardless of party affiliation, can cast a ballot for candidates of any political party. However...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062800/Loc_primary.html
Local
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...vote-getter of a particular political party then squares off against the primary winners of other political parties. In an open primary, a voter, regardless of party affiliation, can cast a ballot for candidates of any political party. However...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062800/Loc_primary.shtml
Dysfunction at the polls

...it. And I continued the pattern even after moving to Alaska six election cycles ago, despite our declaration as an "open primary" state. Here, we're free to participate in either primary, regardless of affiliation. As such, voters habitually...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/090110/opi_702959958.shtml
Opinion
Fight against primary fails

...week's U.S. Supreme Court decision over the blanket primary system has spurred a group -- Alaskan Voters for an Open Primary -- to go to court to prevent changing it. On Friday, the group tried to get the Alaska Supreme Court to block Ulmer's...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/070300/Loc_primary.html
Local
Will court decision change Alaska primaries?

...attorney general, said his reading of the Supreme Court's decision shows that it applies to Alaska, which uses an open primary system. ``I believe that it does,'' he said. However, Botelho wouldn't go into detail, citing a press conference...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062700/Loc_court.html
Local
Bill would do away with closed party primary

...he has had people stop and "beg" him to revive an open primary system, in which voters can choose any candidate for...be extremely popular, because people in Alaska want an open primary." But the proposal, among a spate of bills released...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/011611/sta_770776603.shtml
News
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...week's U.S. Supreme Court decision over the blanket primary system has spurred a group -- Alaskan Voters for an Open Primary -- to go to court to prevent changing it. On Friday, the group tried to get the Alaska Supreme Court to block Ulmer's...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/070300/Loc_primary.shtml
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...attorney general, said his reading of the Supreme Court's decision shows that it applies to Alaska, which uses an open primary system. ``I believe that it does,'' he said. However, Botelho wouldn't go into detail, citing a press conference...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062700/Loc_court.shtml
State sticks with 2 ballots

...think there will be additional litigation,'' he said today. That litigation will come from Alaskan Voters for an Open Primary. Max Gruenberg, the organization's attorney, said the suit will be aimed at forcing the Legislature to enact...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072600/Loc_ballot.html
Local

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