Redistricting Battle Goes To Trial In Fairbanks

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The long battle over redistricting finally goes to trial next week in Fairbanks. The case involves proposed voter district maps that plaintiffs say are the result of politically motivated design, or gerrymandering.

After Parnell Concession, Walker Transition Formally Begins

The logistical aspects of the transition are being handled by small circle of advisors, which includes newly hired chief of staff Jim Whitaker.

Miller, McAdams Debate State’s Economy and the Federal Factor

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Dave Donaldson, APRN – Juneau The major issue to be argued in this year’s U.S. Senate race is how the winner of the General...

Incumbent Rep. Johansen Talks About His Candidacy

Ketchikan’s Kyle Johansen is officially running for the District 33 House seat as an independent. The incumbent Republican representative dropped out of the party primary race earlier this year. State elections officials certified his general-election petition Monday.

2014 General Election Information

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The 2014 General Election is approaching quickly and Alaska's voters will have a lot of big decisions to make, ranging from minimum wage and marijuana legalization, to choosing the state's next governor and a U.S. Senator. Click here to find a range of election information.

RUNNING: State House, District 27 Anchorage

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Bob Buch (D) and Mia Costello (R) are running  for State House in District 27, Anchorage in Alaska’s General Election...

A torrent of Democratic absentee ballots could reverse Alaska’s Election Night vote counts

More than 75,000 Alaskans have already cast absentee ballots in this year’s election -- nearly one-fourth of the total number of votes cast in the state in the last presidential election, in 2016.

State Rep. Sharon Cissna Will Run Against Rep. Don Young

State Representative Sharon Cissna is running for Don Young’s seat in Congress. She filed her paperwork with the Alaska Public Offices Commission this morning. Cissna is a Democrat who currently represents the University/medical district in Anchorage.

Sullivan Supports State Minimum Wage Boost He Once Opposed

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In a reversal, Republican U.S. Senate candidate Dan Sullivan says he supports a ballot measure that would increase the state minimum wage. Download Audio

Young, Cissna To Face Off In General Election

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The turnout was considered low in Tuesday’s primary election. But voters turned out in enough numbers to defeat both ballot propositions.

Hillary Clinton urges support for Begich in Alaska gubernatorial race

Former secretary of state and presidential candidate Hillary Clinton is wading into Alaska’s governor’s race.

Alaska Native Group Suing Division of Elections

A group of Alaska Natives is suing the state Division of Elections. The group includes Vicki Otte, CEO of MTNT, the McGrath area Alaska Native Corporation, and Bristol Bay Economic Development Corp.

Miller Rejects Unity Pledge At Republican Convention

At the Republican convention, Senate hopefuls mostly avoided personal attacks and stuck to their message of beating Democratic incumbent Mark Begich. But dark horse candidate Joe Miller broke the calm when he said he would not support the Republican nominee if he didn't win.

Alaska Republicans say Tuesday’s results could give them state House, Senate control

Alaska Republicans sounded confident Tuesday that preliminary election results will put them back in control of the state House after a two-year stint in the minority. Listen now
Senators Dan Sullivan and Lisa Murkowski speaking to the media

Murkowski says she’ll affirm Biden’s win; Sullivan is mum

Presidents Trump’s false claim that he won the 2020 election is dividing GOP senators.

Absentee, other ballots could leave Alaska governor’s race undecided Tuesday

Political junkies: close races could be decided by absentee and other ballots counted many days after the election. Listen now

Study claims Exxon Valdez oil spill didn’t cause Prince William Sound fisheries crash

The study says wild red salmon are affected more by adult hatchery-raised pink salmon that compete with reds or eat them when they're small. And the research also says herring declines are more related to increased fresh water from melting glaciers, rather than oil inundation after the spill.

Division of Elections says absentee ballots cast for Walker are final

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The Alaska Division of Elections has received several thousand absentee ballots for the Nov. 6 general election. Those voters would not have known that incumbent Gov. Bill Walker was ending his re-election campaign. Listen now

Lieutenant Governor Primary Election: Bob Williams

In Alaska, the Lieutenant Governor has duties beyond backing up the Governor and keeping custody of the State Seal. The Lieutenant Governor oversees the enactment of regulations and the Division of Elections. Two Democrats are vying for that nomination in August, and your chance to get to know them is coming up on “Talk of Alaska.” Bob Williams was Teacher of the Year and now wants to be Lieutenant Governor. APRN: Tuesday, 7/15 at 10:00am Download Audio
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Murkowski says Americans expect an ‘orderly’ transition

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U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski said President Donald Trump has the right to go to court if he believes there has been evidence of voter fraud, but she hasn't seen any evidence from the president yet.