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Dems mull options on redistricting

...the state's new redistricting plan that they believe is excessively partisan and does a disservice to residents. Party Chairwoman Patti Higgins said Thursday that the party is doing its due diligence and weighing the plan's pros and cons. She...
Chair: Alaska Democrats don't plan own lawsuit over redistricting; will focus on candidates, elections

JUNEAU - Alaska Democrats don't plan to file their own lawsuit over the state's new redistricting plan, party chairwoman Patti Higgins said. They will, however, support lawsuits filed by others, and Higgins said they will continue...
Months later, no dice on requests for Palin e-mails

...been filled by the state, and the Alaska Democratic Party chairwoman alleges it's an attempt to bury the past. "I...this is a travesty of justice," state Democratic Party Chairwoman Patti Higgins said Wednesday. "The law says they...
Republican Party chairwoman ousted

ANCHORAGE - The executive committee of the Alaska Republican Party has removed Debra Holle Brown as chairwoman, the second leadership change in the last three months.
Alaska Democrats choose leaders

...they selected Nome as their meeting site in 2014. Democrats also elected leaders. Patti Higgins was re-elected party chairwoman, for 2011-12, after running unopposed. Ian Olson, of Fairbanks, was elected national committeeman, defeating...
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Vandal smashes window at Democrat headquarters

...suspect the incident is tied to violence that hit other offices following the health care vote in Congress. Democratic Party Chairwoman Patti Higgins said Monday the vandalism may have been a random act, but, "Nobody else's windows were broken...
Kerttula awaits Palin's Senate appointment

...appreciate it," said the Juneau Democrat. Palin has not said what her plans for the appointment are. Juneau Democratic Party chairwoman Kim Metcalfe said the formal notification of the party's recommendation did not happen until Thursday morning...
Democrats blast Palin for speech

...session winds down. "She is putting her national political ambitions ahead of the needs of Alaska," Alaska Democrat Party Chairwoman Patti Higgins said at a news conference. Palin, the former GOP vice presidential candidate, has not ruled out...
Democrats submit new Senate names

...1980s. Mike Miller, a former state representative from Juneau in the 1970s and early 1980s. Juneau Democratic Party Chairwoman Kim Metcalfe said the party still supports Kerttula as its top choice. "While we continue to endorse Rep. Beth...
Kerttula among Dems seeking Senate seat not bound by that list. The Democrats in the Senate then have to approve the appointment. Juneau Democratic Party Chairwoman Kim Metcalfe said they plan to close nominations on Wednesday. Applicants need to be at least 25 years old, a registered...


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