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4-day school week pilot progam among prefiled bills

...irrespective of their party affiliation. Louisiana, Washington and California have already adopted this "nonpartisan blanket primary" model."Hopefully, it will increase voter turnout," said Gruenberg. "Hopefully, it will allow more centrist...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-01-08/4-day-school-week-pilot-progam-among-pr
State
Knowles lets new primary law take effect

...it is my belief that Alaska voters will ultimately demand a revision of this system to more closely approximate the blanket primary we have used for most of the state's history - giving independent voters the widest possible choice of candidates...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/071501/sta_Primary.shtml
News
GOP recruiting to settle races

...passed a law last year to end the blanket primary system that has been in place since 1967. Under the blanket primary, all political candidates were...Democrats have benefited from the blanket primary in past statewide elections...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/071702/sta_gop.shtml
News
Soon you'll wonder

...party. That meant Libertarians could vote for Republicans or Greens could vote for Democrats. That's called a "blanket primary," and the U.S. Supreme Court said two years ago - in a challenge brought by the California Democratic Party...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072102/let_letter2.shtml
Opinion
GOP mailing spurs 5% party switch

...June 26 and Aug. 5, according to records from the state Division of Elections. Alaska replaced its single-ballot blanket primary system with a new closed primary. Each of the state's six political parties will have its own ballot Tuesday...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/082602/sta_gop.shtml
News
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...The court said it will hear arguments by four California political parties that the state's voter-approved ``blanket primary'' law violates their constitutional right of association. The justices will hear arguments in the case in April...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/012100/Bre_news.shtml
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...from returning to its former "blanket" primary in 2002. Emergency regulations...he sees little prospect for a blanket primary, even though most of his constituents...a supporter of the former blanket primary, has named a task force including...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/020801/Loc_Republicans.shtml
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...the cost of the separate Republican primary required by a U.S. Supreme Court decision that invalidated Alaska's blanket primary. Facebook del.icio.us Reddit Archives The House passed a supplemental budget Friday that drastically scales...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021801/Loc_housebidget.shtml
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...restoring, at least in part, the "blanket" primary that was struck down by the...party to participate in a new blanket primary, but would not require it...parties to participate in the blanket primary. But Republican Party Chairman...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/030101/Loc_Elton.shtml
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...eyed Republicans ready to end blanket primary By BILL McALLISTER THE JUNEAU...House, that would end the "blanket primary" system under which any voter...decision last year striking down the blanket primary in California. The court said...

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