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Mallott ejects elections director

...the lieutenant governor wants to "have the best elections division in the country," and bringing in Bahnke was...position in her hometown, Mallott's goal for the elections division prompted her to accept.Richardson praised both...
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Senator takes blame for absence from pamphlet

...of Elections.Republican Pete Kelly tells the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported he missed messages from the Elections Division for submitting a statement and called too late to make its deadline.He's running against Democrat Tamara Kruse...
Parnell, Walker outline Native views

...and the state.The candidates were asked if they agree with a recent federal court ruling that found the state elections division failed in its duty to assist Native speakers. The court ordered the state to take additional steps to provide voting...
State election plan gets the go-ahead - for now

...maps, contested in Fairbanks, Petersburg and elsewhere as they were being drawn up over the last year.The state Elections Division began preparing for an election using those maps, and the board submitted them to the U.S. Department of Justice...
Updated results show slight edge for Measure 1 that contest.The winner is vying to succeed state Rep. Reggie Joule, D-Kotzebue, who did not seek re-election.Division of Elections Director Gail Fenumiai said there are additional absentee and questioned ballots to count, though...
Elections office says Sen. Ward lives in Nikiski

...Anchorage house, not in the Nikiski trailer Ward said he purchased in May 2001 to establish residency on the peninsula. Election Division Director Janet Kowalski said the preponderance of evidence supported Ward's claim to residency in Nikiski, north...
Other parties offer unique views of the state's future

...said he moved to Alaska in 1977 and was interested in ultra-light aircraft and airships. According to the state elections division Web site, in his election pamphlet statement he attacked the state's law-enforcement system. "The law perverted...
New ballot irks voters

...court rulings and action by the state Legislature led to the six-ballot system in use for Tuesday's primary. Elections Division spokeswoman Virginia Breeze said extra staff will be at each precinct Tuesday to handle the additional duties associated...
Green candidate to be on ballot

...Green Party lieutenant governor candidate Diane Benson was expected to become the new gubernatorial nominee. State Elections Division Director Janet Kowalski said Friday that the party had plenty of time to get a new name on the ballot. The party...
Lisa Murkowski holds onto state House seat

...Republican, in November. Candidates in races with margins of 20 votes or fewer can ask for free recounts from the elections division. Breeze this morning said no candidate had asked for a recount. Friday's tally also left media sales firm owner...


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