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Fast action at polling places

...kinds of voter turnout over the years."It's been up and down," she said. "It just depends. This is one of the better primaries."Matthew Kern stopped by the library to vote during a run, then laced up his shoes and jogged off again afterward. Another...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-20/fast-action-polling-places
Local
5 things to know about the primary

...two of which passed, one in 2000, one in 1976.? OTHER RACES: The ballot also features U.S. House and gubernatorial primaries, though no upsets are expected. The attention in both those has largely been focused on the general.? PRIMARY TURNOUT...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-19/5-things-know-about-primary
State
5 things to know about the Alaska primary

...two of which passed, one in 2000, one in 1976.4. OTHER RACES: The ballot also features U.S. House and gubernatorial primaries, though no upsets are expected. The attention in both those has largely been focused on the general.5. PRIMARY TURNOUT...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-18/5-things-know-about-alaska-primary
State
Gubernatorial races low-key for primary

...incumbent Gov. Sean Parnell and Democratic challenger Byron Mallott are not expected to face major challenges in their respective primaries, and have waged low-key campaigns. Each is expected to advance to the general election, setting up a three-way race...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-17/gubernatorial-races-low-key-primary
State
Letter: Alaska would benefit from open primaries

Alaska's system of political primaries insures that only the most radical candidates will advance to...California and Louisiana currently enjoy the benefits of open primaries. The citizens love it and the party bosses hate it, so you...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2013-11-22/letter-alaska-would-benefit-open-prim
Letters
Parnell reports raising more than $285K

...Alaska Public Offices Commission, runs from Feb. 2 through July 18.While the party generally does not get involved in primaries, late last year it endorsed Parnell for re-election, after the Democrats endorsed Byron Mallott as their pick.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-21/parnell-reports-raising-more-285k
State
Parnell reports raising more than $285K

...Alaska Public Offices Commission, runs from Feb. 2 through July 18.While the party generally does not get involved in primaries, late last year it endorsed Parnell for re-election, after the Democrats endorsed Byron Mallott as their pick.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-22/parnell-reports-raising-more-285k
State
Romney takes Wisconsin, Maryland, DC primaries

...presidential nomination Tuesday night, sweeping primaries in Wisconsin, Maryland and Washington...his party have begun behaving as if the primaries are an afterthought, hoping to pivot...Maryland's and Wisconsin's GOP presidential primaries were conducted for AP and the television...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2012-04-04/romney-takes-wisconsin-maryland-dc-pr
Not For Web
Alaska court decision approves joint primaries

...of political parties to conduct joint primaries. Members of the Alaska Green and Republican...state law forcing parties into closed primaries. "We're the guys who like open government...preserving the law supporting closed primaries. With the Superior Court ruling still...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/081605/sta_20050816009.shtml
News
Outside editorial: Find a fairer way to hold primaries

...their convention delegates because their early primaries violate party rules. Sound off on the important...backgrounds, issues and interests. Regional primaries might work. Clustered primaries, where groups of states are selected for reasons...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/103007/opi_20071030022.shtml
Opinion

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