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Legislators file first round of bills

...parent named in the case.? HB 17 - Rep. Max Gruenberg, D-Anchorage - Establishes a top-two nonpartisan primary election system for elective state executive and state and national legislative offices; repeals the special runoff election for the office of U.S...
Local | AK legislature
Pioneering woman in politics reflects

...female, single and you've only been in Alaska for seven years.' We thought it was impossible."After the primary election, Miller predicted she would win.In 1979 she became the first female representative to be elected out of Fairbanks...
State | Local
Letter: JKT the man for the job

The primary election is over and it's time to look closely at the candidates. Starting here at home, in my book, Jonathan Kreiss-Tomkins is the...
Labor leaders endorse Walker, Mallott

...Mallott as lieutenant governor.Walker had been running as an independent. Mallott won last month's Democratic primary election for governor.The combined ticket is expected to provide a stronger challenge to Republican incumbent Sean Parnell...
Letter: Grateful for voter support, confidence

...candidacy for the Alaska Independence Party nomination for the United States Senate. I'm humbled by your vote on Primary Election Day and confidence in me. Despite my withdrawal from the race, I'm still active in helping elect a new senator...
Alaska Editorial: Southeast lawmakers have chance to create working relationships with new governor

...disagreed with Gov. Sean Parnell on the governor's signature oil tax bill, which was narrowly maintained in the primary election, will get the opportunity to work with a governor who disagreed with Parnell as well. Governor-elect Bill Walker...
Candidates in governor's race join forces

...but he didn't change his official party affiliation until Tuesday. Mallott, 71, won last month's Democratic primary election for governor.A combined ticket is expected to provide a stronger challenge to Parnell in November."What the...
Reactions mixed after 'unity' announcement

...candidate for governor in August's primary election by more than 42,000 Alaskans...meaning they bypassed the primary election but had to gather signatures...the merger does nullify the primary election results. Although "the primary...
Empire Editorial: Thank you for voting

...we'll take any good news on the polling front. For the past few years, we've seen voter turnout - especially in primary elections - decline. Two years ago, for example, Valley turnout was only 27 percent. When crucial decisions are being made...
Elections should be for people

I hope we all learned at least one thing from this primary election - we need to get big money out of politics. About $15 million was spent on the oil tax referendum, almost all from the oil industry...


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