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Knowles lets new primary law take effect

Alaskans will have to choose just one party's ballot in next year's primary election. Gov. Tony Knowles on Friday let a bill setting up a new primary election system become law without his signature...
Tax group jumps gun on Palin candidacy

...Palin has been among a handful of Republicans who've said they are considering challenging Lisa Murkowski in next year's primary. The tax reform group, Americans for Tax Reform, apparently found Palin listed as a potential Senate candidate...
Lt Gov. certifies pot application

...qualified voters across the state to get the question on the ballot. They want to get it done by January and have it on next year's primary ballot, said petition sponsor Tim Hinterberger.The effort in Alaska comes after voters in Washington state and...
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Dems say they'll support push for oil tax referendum

...which was Sunday, to gather more than 30,000 signatures, and if those are approved, the issue could appear on next year's primary ballot.The odds are long. According to the Division of Elections, just three public votes have been successfully...
Alaska's 2014 candidates announce plans far in advance

JUNEAU - The next statewide election is more than a year away, but candidates are already lining up for the top races - U.S Senate, U.S.
Rep. Les Gara hasn't ruled out run for governor in 2014

...Organizers of the repeal effort face a deadline of next week to submit enough qualified signatures to get the measure on next year's primary ballot.Last week, Gara filed a letter of intent to run for office next year but left the office blank, speaking...
Repeal the Giveaway drive in final stretch

...The group faces a Saturday deadline for turning in enough qualified signatures to get the proposed referendum on next year's primary ballot. Organizers have indicated they expect to meet that requirement.This is just one of several signature-gathering...
Alaska court decision approves joint primaries

...decide whomever they want as a candidate, said Mike Coumbe, executive director of the Alaska Democratic Party. In next year's primary, anyone can vote for a Democrat, Green, Republican Moderate, Libertarian or Alaska Independent Party candidate...


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