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Cowdery will not seek re-election

...a handwritten letter delivered Wednesday to the Alaska Public Offices Commission, said APOC Assistant Director Christina Ellingson. He filed a letter of intent with APOC in 2006 that he would seek re-election to the Senate seat he has held...
Engstrom files as exempt, but says he's a serious candidate

...what their suggestions are on improvements and what they prioritize as their issues." APOC assistant director Christina Ellingson said prior to 1997, candidates raising more than $1,000 had to comply with campaign disclosure laws. Since...
New House speaker's travel expenses questioned

...Harris said. "I don't know how much I have to pay at this point in time, but I'll know here shortly." Christina Ellingson, APOC assistant director, called Harris' actions unintentional but said his case must be examined by the commission...
Uncontested candidate raises most

...respectively. But a change in the law, approved last session by the Legislature, ups the ante for contributors. Christina Ellingson, assistant director for the Alaska Public Offices Commission, the state entity that tracks campaign contributions...
Critics: APOC too slow on election investigations

...APOC has one investigator and state funding for the agency has been flat since 1997, said Assistant Director Christina Ellingson. Handley said without quick action from the commission during the campaign, candidates have little incentive...
Speaker fined for misuse of contributions

...was $67,950 for the 490 days in which Harris' campaign reports were out of compliance. Assistant Director Christina Ellingson said the staff recommended waiving the fine because it was Harris' first offense, he had cooperated with APOC...
State levies $150 fine against Ben Stevens for not revealing chairmanship

...are not going to be voting to benefit the business," Commissioner John Dapcevich said. APOC Assistant Director Christina Ellingson said if the Department of Law concludes new disclosure requirement can't be made under APOC's current regulations...
Alaska Digest by failing to list the addresses of properties he has an interest in. That charge assistant APOC director Christina Ellingson characterized as the most serious. Coffey said the decision was fine by him. He had acknowledged making mistakes...
District effort to lobby voters won't apply to school vote

...position, without a specific appropriation, if speaking to the public is a regular part of their duties, said Christina Ellingson, assistant director of the Public Offices Commission. A state education regulation prohibits school districts...
Some officials chafe under ethics reforms

...year calling on the state Legislature to change the new laws so that they are more friendly to city officials. Christina Ellingson, an assistant director at APOC, said her office had been fielding several phone calls lately from public officials...


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