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Anti-setnet group scrubs site after submitting signatures

After the Alaska Fisheries Conservation Alliance submitted 43,000 signatures on June 10 to the Alaska Division of Elections seeking a 2016 ballot initiative that would ban setnets in urban areas of the state, the organization scrubbed...
Mammoth scope of shutdown revealed

...would stop investigating complaints. Candidates for office would not be able to complete their filings with the Division of Elections. Ballot measures would not be processed. Alaskans interested in adopting foreign children would not be able to...
State | AK legislature
Legislators file first round of bills

...D-Anchorage - Requires notice of the postage needed to mail an absentee ballot on the envelope provided by the Division of Elections and prohibits political parties from advertising in the state-produced election pamphlet.? HB 14 - Rep. Josephson...
Local | AK legislature
Gara to file bill against attack ads

...Begich, D-Alaska.The Division of Elections, which produces the guide...state's election pamphlet. The Division of Elections' online archives go back...pamphlet year after year, but Division of Elections director Gail Fenumiai said...
Local | AK legislature
Gov. Walker: Pot law won't be delayed

...intiative, marijuana use and posession becomes legal 90 days after election results were certified by the Alaska Division of Elections on Nov. 24, which means the drug will be legal starting Feb. 24, 2015. Selling and growing the substance commercially...
Local | AK legislature
Begich concedes Senate race to Sullivan

...said every vote deserved to be counted and that it respected the timetable for counting ballots laid out by the Division of Elections.Begich said Monday that he put his "record of delivering for Alaska front and center, and it's why this election...
Sullivan's lead extends as final votes are tallied

...votes remain uncounted, and those Alaskans deserve for their voices to be heard," Croes said by email. "The Division of Elections has not yet begun to count outstanding ballots for significant portions of the state."Begich has returned to...
Senate, governor races remain in limbo

...incumbent Republican Gov. Sean Parnell.The Alaska Division of Elections said there are at least 41,000 absentee and provisional...Tuesday's count.Both campaigns were waiting for the Division of Elections to release how many additional absentee votes may...
Commentary: Turnout doesn't measure up to ballot options the lowest turnout in a nonpresidential/gubernatorial general election for any cycle going back to 1978. (Division of Elections records don't break down turnout before 1976). The previous best was 74.9 percent in 1982 when nine bond issues...
Alaska voters legalize recreational marijuana

...ahead by 9,624 votes, a roughly 52 percent-to-48 percent split.More than 22,000 early and absentee votes remain to be counted. About 13,800 absentee ballots have not been returned, according to the Division of Elections.


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