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Constitution Party will field governor candidate

ANCHORAGE - A new political party will be represented in the Alaska governor race.The state Division of Elections has approved placing Constitution Party candidate J.R. Myers' name on the ballot, the Alaska Public Radio Network reported...
Alaska voters reject repeal of 2013 petroleum tax

...of increased investment and jobs but drew criticism as a giveaway to already profitable oil companies.The state Division of Elections counted 17,721 absentee and early votes Tuesday, giving repeal opponents the victory. The "no" side increased...
Fast action at polling places

...gubernatorial race. A group of four Regional Absentee Board members was scanning early ballots Tuesday afternoon at the state Division of Elections regional office in the Mendenhall Mall.In 2010, only 5,125 people voted early in the primary statewide...
Alaska Editorial: Still time to register for August primary

...Aug. 19 primary election. Changes made after Sunday will not be effective for the primary.According to the state Division of Elections, voter registration applications are available at any Division of Elections regional office, at municipal...
Alaska official testifies in voting rights trial

...villages with sizable populations of limited English speakers vote in lower proportions than elsewhere in the state.Division of Elections Director Gail Fenumiai took the stand Wednesday as the state's last witness in the Voting Rights Act lawsuit...
Trial opens in Native language voting lawsuit

...standards for voting materials for non-English speakers that are equivalent to those for English speakers. The state Division of Elections provides several methods of oral language assistance, a trial brief says.The case in which plaintiffs claim...
Timber, roads and death

...valid. If so, it sends the decision off to the state Division of Elections, and people in the area get to vote on the idea...Edna Bay will receive a mailed ballot from the state Division of Elections, and they'll be asked to give the final word...
Signature gatherers up against Jan. 17 deadline for state minimum wage petition

...Flanagan said. Flanagan said petition organizers intend to collect at least 43,00 signatures by Jan. 17. The state Division of Elections requires 30,169 signatures to certify a ballot initiative, with those signatures coming from at least 7 percent...
Vic Kohring running for Wasilla City Council

...those requirements.Kohring has been an eligible voter in Alaska since his re-registration date of April 30, state Division of Elections Director Gail Fenumiai said in an email.Kohring was convicted on corruption charges in 2007 after being caught...
State updates voter registration stats

JUNEAU - The state Division of Elections has updated its voter registration numbers. The update, as of Saturday, is meant to reflect the latest snapshot of Alaskans...
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