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Alaska official testifies in voting rights trial

...sizable populations of limited English speakers vote in lower proportions than elsewhere in the state.Division of Elections Director Gail Fenumiai took the stand Wednesday as the state's last witness in the Voting Rights Act lawsuit filed by village...
Fiscal wiz banks on run for Senate seat

...a position with President Barack Obama's administration. Democrat faces residency questionAlaska Division of Elections director Gail Fenumiai has issued a preliminary finding that Mendenhall Valley representative-hopeful George McGuan does...
Legislature misses initiative hearing timeline

...minimum wage. The marijuana initiative was deemed properly filed by Treadwell last week, according to Division of Elections Director Gail Fenumiai. The minimum wage proposal has met the required threshold for signatures but awaited final certification...
State | AK legislature
SB 21 moves closer to 2014 primary ballot

...encouraging gas and oil production. 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...
State | AK legislature
State denies Holmes' recall effort

...of the last legislative session. That prompted some criticism and gave rise to the recall effort.Division of Elections Director Gail Fenumiai said the group gathered enough signatures, the application was filed in time and Holmes is subject...
New York attorney challenging Begich

...control of the Senate.Bryk's filing with the Alaska Division of Elections was certified in late September, state elections director Gail Fenumiai said. No other Democrats have filed to run against Begich, who was born and raised in Alaska...
Elections a year away but rhetoric in full swing

...give-away to oil companies. A citizens' petition was launched to overturn the bill.On Monday, Division of Elections Director Gail Fenumiai said the referendum had met the legal threshold for signatures but the review was not yet complete...
Group takes next step to legalize marijuana

...said.State election officials have 60 days to accept or deny the initiative for the ballot, Alaska Division of Elections Director Gail Fenumiai said in an email to The Associated Press.The state has a complicated relationship with marijuana...
Constitution party leader plans run for governor

...Constitution Party plans to run for governor next year.J.R. Myers filed a letter of intent on Monday.Division of Elections Director Gail Fenumiai said by email that the Constitution Party is a political group but not a recognized political party...
Vic Kohring running for Wasilla City Council

...Kohring has been an eligible voter in Alaska since his re-registration date of April 30, state Division of Elections Director Gail Fenumiai said in an email.Kohring was convicted on corruption charges in 2007 after being caught in a wide-ranging...


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