Election Day on KSKA

After months of listening to the candidates, today the voters speak. Besides the President and Vice President, U.S. Senator and U.S. Congressman, Anchorage voters in various districts will be choosing state representatives and senators.

In Anchorage, 12 of 16 House seats feature contests. In four districts the incumbents are unopposed. Voters will also decide two Anchorage area senate districts races. In a third senate district, the incumbent doesn’t have a challenger.

Besides candidates vying for voter approval, there’s also Proposition A. Voters statewide will decide its fate. Proposition A is a 315 million dollar bond package funding more than two dozen road, bridge and port projects.The Mat-Su Borough features four state house races and one senate race. And on the Kenai Peninsula, there is one senate and three house contests. Polls are open from 7:00 AM to 8:00 PM.

Election coverage from NPR starts at 3:00 PM on KSKA. We’ll alternate between national coverage from NPR and statewide coverage from the Alasak Public Radio Network (APRN) until 11:00 PM. Here’s KSKA’s Election Day broadcast schedule:

  • 1:30 PM – All Things Considered
  • 3:00 PM – NPR Election coverage
  • 6:00 PM – Alaska News Nightly
  • 6:30 PM – Marketplace
  • 7:00 PM – NPR Election coverage
  • UPDATE: We’re staying with live NPR national coverage up to 9pm
  • 9:00 PM – APRN Election coverage

KSKA’s normal schedule resumes on Wednesday, November 5. For a complete broadcast schedule, you can click on Schedule at the top of the page, anytime. And don’t forget you can get statewide results directly from the Alaska Division of Elections: