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Pot backer who quit TV job on air fights subpoena

...during a live newscast after revealing she supported pot legalization is bucking the state commission that enforces election laws.The Alaska Public Offices Commission wants to know whether Charlo Greene used crowdsourcing funds to advocate for...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-11-19/pot-backer-who-quit-tv-job-air-fights-s
State
Pot backer who quit TV job on air fights subpoena

...live newscast after revealing she supported pot legalization is fighting a subpoena from the state panel that enforces election laws.The Alaska Public Offices Commission wants to know whether Charlo Greene used crowdsourcing funds to advocate for...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-11-20/pot-backer-who-quit-tv-job-air-fights-s
State
Not only Alaskans vote in Alaska

...decided to vote in a state I don't call home any more.Actually, feel free to make those calls, because Alaska's election law is crafted specifically to allow me and others like me to vote there for as long as I desire under two conditions...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-04/not-only-alaskans-vote-alaska
Local
Court balks at last-minute voting changes

...Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans said her ruling came too close to the start of voting.Richard Hasen, an election law expert at the University of California at Irvine law school, has written extensively about the Supreme Court's reluctance...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2014-10-19/court-balks-last-minute-voting-change
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Fairbanks spent $7k on mayor's $37.50 fine

FAIRBANKS - The city of Fairbanks has so far spent about $7,000 appealing a $37.50 election-law fine leveled on the mayor.The Alaska Public Offices Commission ordered City Mayor John Eberhart to pay the $37.50 fine in...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2014-09-02/fairbanks-spent-7k-mayors-3750-fine
Not For Web | State
Alaska Editorial: With or without Voting Rights Act, state's mission is clear

...Rights Act.Alaska - one of the nine states that were fully covered - no longer has to submit redistricting or any other election law changes for approval by the Department of Justice or federal judges.We'll pass on the redistricting ramifications...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2013-07-09/alaska-editorial-or-without-voting-ri
Opinion
4-day school week pilot progam among prefiled bills

...prefiled several other bills ahead of the upcoming session, is not the only legislator proposing changes to state elections law.Reps. Bob Lynn, R-Anchorage, and Wes Keller, R-Wasilla, are co-sponsors of House Bill 3, legislation...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-01-08/4-day-school-week-pilot-progam-among-pr
State
Alaska editorial: Photo voter ID

...Rights Act of 1965, Alaska is one of the states required to gain federal approval before applying any change in its election laws. That's because of past discrimination, especially against Native voters.That requirement - which is under review...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2012-12-16/alaska-editorial-photo-voter-id
Opinion
GOP recruiting to settle races

...contested primary races, Ruedrich said. The Alaskan Independence Party has six candidates for governor. Under a new election law, voters can no longer switch their party affiliation at the polls. Instead, voters must make the switch 30 days before...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/071702/sta_gop.shtml
News
Empire editorial: Party choices may muddy vote on legislative move

...make hard choices in registering for the Aug. 27 primary. The deadline for registering was July 28. Under the new election law, voters no longer can switch their party affiliation at the polls, which eliminates the possibility of crossing party...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/080402/opi_edboard.shtml
Opinion

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