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Voting officials knew of poor translation

...back-and-forth between the division's then-language coordinator in Bethel, Dorie Wassilie, and her boss, Shelly Growden. The emails came in the midst of a prior lawsuit, settled in 2010.Wassilie, in her email, said the division...
Native speakers focus of voting rights trial

...Witnesses for the state have said it has gone out of its way to consult with tribal councils.Also testifying Tuesday was Shelly Growden, the state's election systems manager. She said teaching workers their part-time, short-term jobs isn't...
Close House races unchanged as more votes are tallied

...Kawasaki by 34 votes until a count of questioned and absentee ballots late last week reduced the lead to 27, said Shelly Growden, supervisor of the Division's Central region. Nearly 60 overseas and remote absentee ballots for District 9 have...
Alaska Digest

...will be able to flag the faulty addresses after the by-mail election wraps up, according to elections supervisor Shelly Growden. But the division can purge only the names that make their way through a complicated set of state and federal voter...
Vote tally: Morgan squeaks past Nicholia

...Democrat Nicholia, who held the seat for three terms before him, 2,584 to 2,506, according to elections supervisor Shelly Growden in Fairbanks. "It's the closest race statewide," Growden said. "As we went into the election cycle, everybody...
Measure 1 slips behind as vote count nears completion

...increase taxes in order to make up the difference.Shortly before noon Wednesday, state election systems manager Shelly Growden said 10 rural precincts had not reported overnight."These are mainly hand-count precincts that we're trying...
U.S. Senate recount sought board, a bipartisan group, is going over the final tally and will release the official tally soon, said Shelly Growden, Division of Elections supervisor in Fairbanks. After that, any candidate or group of at least 10 voters can ask...
Judge agrees state system in '04 election was flawed

...contended all along those votes were accurately counted. It's the reporting that caused confusion for people," said Shelly Growden, election systems manager. The reliability and security of voting machines have been under question for years around...
Kodiak voters get only Tagalog pamphlets

...pamphlets do not have any information on the candidates running in primary races. Division of Elections spokeswoman Shelly Growden expects pamphlets printed in English to be in voters' mailboxes sometime next week.
Senate race remains too close to call

...Stevens had received 48.08 percent of the popular vote while Begich secured 46.61 percent as of Wednesday. Shelly Growden, elections system manager for the state, said the number of absentee ballots and questioned ballots will continue...


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