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My Turn: Alaska's budget: A history

...successful in getting an initiative on the ballot which would have basically repealed the...appeared on the upcoming general election ballot.The special session lasted three days...standard for removing an initiative from the ballot, the Legislature effectively killed the...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-11-28/my-turn-alaskas-budget-history
Opinion
Alaska Editorial: Southeast lawmakers have chance to create working relationships with new governor

...Dan Ortiz to a term in the Nov. 4 election. Dan is an independent whose race wasn't decided until absentee and questioned ballots were counted 10 days later. By then the House majority had organized - that took place in the days immediately following the...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-11-25/southeast-lawmakers-have-chance-creat
Opinion
State to begin counting more than 53,000 absentee, questioned ballots

...than 53,000 absentee and questioned ballots on Tuesday in an effort to resolve the...begin counting the absentee and questioned ballots at several regional voting centers across...counted includes 32,075 full absentee ballots and 2,443 partially voted absentee ballots...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-11-11/state-begin-counting-more-53000-absente
State
Alaska counts ballots to decide Senate race

...Tuesday to count thousands of outstanding ballots that will decide the U.S. Senate race...absentee, questioned and early-voted ballots remained to be counted, starting Tuesday...reporters watched as election workers opened ballots, reviewed those in which voters' qualifications...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-11-11/alaska-counts-ballots-decide-senate-rac
State
Alaska election workers to resume count of ballots

...workers resume counting at least 33,000 absentee and questioned ballots from the Nov. 4 general election.Independent candidate Bill...lead has widened since the count of absentee and questioned ballots began Tuesday.On Wednesday, Walker introduced the co-chairs...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-11-14/alaska-election-workers-resume-count-ba
State
Lindh scholarship looking for youth with spirit

...Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame in April 2006 and the Alaska Sports Hall of Fame in February 2009.She is also on the ASHOF ballot for selection again this year in the "Moment" category for winning the World Championship in 1997. She had delayed her retirement...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-11-25/lindh-scholarship-looking-youth-spirit
Sports
Pot backer who quit TV job on air fights subpoena

...election laws.The Alaska Public Offices Commission wants to know whether Charlo Greene used crowdsourcing funds to advocate for a ballot initiative to legalize the recreational use of marijuana. It says it's trying to determine whether money that was spent would...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-11-19/pot-backer-who-quit-tv-job-air-fights-s
State
Walker retains lead in race for governor

...than 53,000 absentee and questioned ballots Tuesday.With a little less than one-third of those ballots counted by early evening, Walker was...nearly 4,000 votes over Parnell among all ballots counted since the Nov. 4 election.The...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-11-12/walker-retains-lead-race-governor
State
Photo: Vote count

Mel Personett, left, Dave Clover, Laraine Derr and Deborah Craig, right, continue to count absentee ballots at the Department of Elections Mendenhall Mall office on Friday. Counting will continue on Monday.

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-16/photo-vote-count
Local
Empire Editorial: Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down for Nov. 17, 2014

...Facebook page, Parnell wrote: "Where Alaska's swearing-in date this year for the governor-elect is Dec. 1 and where some ballots still must be counted, I deemed it in Alaskans' interest to begin coordinating transition activities now with the Walker-Mallott...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-11-17/empire-editorial-thumbs-thumbs-down-n
Opinion

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