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Alaska is not Florida

...Alaska's spelling bee queen is state Elections Director Gail Fenumiai, who is personally judging whether thousands of Alaskans...You've got one person, and one person alone, Gail Fenumiai, going from table to table literally casting hundreds...
Legislature misses initiative hearing timeline

...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."I think...
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State news in brief for Thursday, Nov. 21

...proposed "Bristol Bay Forever" initiative had gotten more qualified signatures than required. But division director Gail Fenumiai said the verification process wasn't finished yet and the proposal hasn't yet been officially certified to appear...
State denies Holmes' recall effort

...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 to recall under...
New York attorney challenging Begich

...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."I think the reason...
Group takes next step to legalize marijuana

...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.The Alaska Supreme...
Constitution party leader plans run for governor

...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 in Alaska.That...
Voter case under review

...both states during the November election, an Alaska elections official said Thursday.Division of Elections Director Gail Fenumiai said the matter was sent to the criminal division of the Department of Law for review earlier this month."At this...
Citizen oil tax referendum moves forward

...The Division of Elections plans to have petition booklets ready for organizers within a week, division director Gail Fenumiai said in an email.The Legislature passed a measure earlier this month that would cut taxes for the oil industry as...
Vic Kohring running for Wasilla City Council

...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 investigation...


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