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Alaska election workers to resume count of ballots

ANCHORAGE - The winner in the close Alaska governor's race could be determined as early as Friday when election workers resume counting at least 33,000 absentee and questioned ballots from the Nov. 4 general election.Independent...
Sullivan's lead extends as final votes are tallied

...Sullivan widened his lead by several hundred votes as election workers began counting the remaining 50,000 or so absentee...affiliated with candidates or political parties watched as election workers opened ballots, reviewed those in which voters...
Alaska counts ballots to decide Senate race

...counted, starting Tuesday.Observers affiliated with candidates or political parties and news reporters watched as election workers opened ballots, reviewed those in which voters' qualifications were questioned and tallied votes in election centers...
Senate, governor races remain in limbo

...there are at least 41,000 absentee and provisional ballots to be counted, a number that could grow significantly. Election workers are scheduled to start counting those votes on Tuesday.The Senate race at one time was thought it might play a...
Native speakers focus of voting rights trial

...their best in recruiting bilingual outreach workers."We sometimes call everybody in a village trying to recruit election workers," she said.Baker is among four defendants in a federal lawsuit filed by the Native American Rights Fund on behalf...
Letter to the Editor: Some clarity on election voting

...the Tuesday, Oct. 7 Municipal Election a success. Significant efforts by Juneau Votes, the media, candidates, election workers and the voters provided an improved turnout of 29.2 percent in 2014, compared to 19.1 percent in 2013.In response...
Walker retains lead in race for governor

...widened his slim lead over Republican Gov. Sean Parnell Tuesday in Alaska's tight gubernatorial race.Alaska elections workers began counting more than 53,000 absentee and questioned ballots Tuesday.With a little less than one-third of...
Kenai assembly considers vote-by-mail elections

...would require only 30 people compared to 116 for polling place elections."We kept everything except for day-of-election workers," Blankenship said.Contract services, which includes ballot stuffing and postage costs, would see one of the...
SB 21 moves closer to 2014 primary ballot

...Opponents say it's a giveaway of the state's natural resources.Division of Elections Director Gail Fenumiai said elections workers will finish counting the remaining signatures before the final numbers are sent to Lt. Gov. Mead Treadwell for certification...
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Alaska Editorial: With or without Voting Rights Act, state's mission is clear

...system - to vote.The division couldn't recruit election workers in the villages. That's a problem. But the solution...Division of Elections should be prepared to send out an election worker. Expensive? Democracy is expensive - and worth it...


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