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Fast action at polling places

...the last election, this is great," Northern Light poll worker Mary Graham said later in the day. "We're going to...time, "which was horrific."Sylvia Harvey has been a poll worker for 16 years - this year she was stationed in Douglas...
Voter turnout was lowest in 10 years

...voters voted in person or by mail. "It was the lowest turnout I've ever participated in," said Tom Perkins, a poll worker for 18 years. Workers in seven precincts made similar comments. "We make it easy for voters to participate if they...
Dixie Hood

...self-employment as mental health and substance abuse counselor, mediator for Alaska Court System, respite caregiver, poll worker on Election Day (but not when I'm on the ballot!) and U.S. Census worker (for two years, every decade...
Write-in list draws little interest among Juneau voters

...visible campaign buttons or signs too-close to the polls were asked to cover them or take them down. All did so, poll worker said. In one case an Empire reporter was told they couldn't observe the voting at the Nugget Mall polling place...
UAS professor helped with Kosovo elections

...applied to be a supervisor and was selected based on his experience as a public administration professor, an American poll worker and a member of the Foreign Service, he said. In the most recent municipal election, 1.25 million or about 58 percent...
Anchorage officials investigate ballot shortage

...officials said. That then led to precincts running out of special identifying envelopes, which also were later replaced.Poll worker Katie Portlock said the scene at her midtown precinct was chaotic, especially in the hour before polls closed. She...
Tlingit civil rights pioneer celebrated in new film Anchorage and Perseverance Theatre in Juneau. One irony of the film is that Native actors play white roles like a poll worker who keeps a Native elder from voting and a segregationist territorial politician. The part of Peratrovich is played...
Juneau voters OK school bonds

...when the funds were committed." Overall voter turnout was at 21 percent, according to the City Clerk Laurie Sica. Poll worker Elaine Beedle, at the Juneau Airport Precinct where turnout was near 10 percent, said it was the lowest of any election...
Solving a non-existent problem? Hardly.

...voter ID law. For one thing, Alaska already has rules about voter identification. It requires one piece of ID, or a poll worker to know with certainty you are who you say you are, or you can vote a questioned ballot. Voter Fraud isn't an issue...


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