At 9 p.m. with only 10,606 votes counted, Forrest Dunbar had 3,701 votes, followed by former Air Force pilot Dave Bronson with 3,116 votes
If you haven’t voted yet, you can drop your signed ballot in one of the dropboxes around the city or go to one of the Vote Centers, located at City Hall, the Loussac Library and the Eagle River Town Center. As long as you are in line at a dropbox or Vote Center by 8 p.m. you will be allowed to vote. Mail-in ballots must be postmarked by today, April 6.
For months, campaign volunteers have called and texted voters, dropped off pamphlets, put up signs and knocked on doors in the hopes of encouraging their neighbors to vote for their pick for Anchorage mayor. Some have been politically active for years, but for others, organizing is a new pursuit.
Anchorage is less than a month away from its next municipal election. Residents will decide who the next mayor and school board members will be, plus vote on several smaller seats and propositions. Here are some answers to common questions about this year’s spring ballot.
Many of the leading candidates for Anchorage mayor say education is a top priority. During a recent child and family issues forum hosted by Alaska Children’s Trust, most candidates agreed that improving access to early education and childcare and eliminating food and housing insecurity, are important, both for COVID-19 recovery and the future of the city.
In the upcoming mayor's race, candidates are divided about whether to improve the current administration's course, or to rollback coronavirus restrictions immediately.
Fourteen candidates are currently in the race for Anchorage mayor, but two have sizeable leads in fundraising.
Friday marked the first day candidates could file for office for Anchorage’s next municipal election in April. Residents will be casting ballots for mayor, school board and boards of supervisors.
Thursday marked the start to Anchorage’s municipal election season, beginning with a drawing to determine the order of candidates’ names on the ballot. Friday, Jan. 16 is the first day candidates can officially file for office.
The campaign of Sen. Dan Sullivan is taking heat for an ad that critics say is anti-Semitic.
Republican James Kaufman and Democrat-nominated Independent Suzanne LaFrance are battling to represent House District 28, in South Anchorage, including the Hillside and Girdwood. Both say solving Alaska’s fiscal crisis is their first priority, but their strategies are different.
U.S. Sen. Dan Sullivan is leading challenger Al Gross in a new poll of likely Alaska voters.
Al Gross is running for office for the first time. Here’s why he thinks he belongs in the U.S. Senate | Alaska Insight
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The trans-Alaska pipeline runs alongside the Dalton Highway near the Toolik Field Station, in the North Slope Borough. (Rashah McChesney/Alaska's Energy...
Sen. Murkowski made a point of praising the Anchorage mayor for acting quickly to slow the spread of the coronavirus.
After last year’s loss, Anchorage alcohol tax boosters bring in Mark Begich’s firm for this year’s campaign
After losing at the polls last year, supporters of a 5 percent alcohol tax in Anchorage say a better public opinion campaign could make the difference when the measure goes before voters again in April. So they've hired Mark Begich's company to help.
Judge William Morse says the Alaska Public Office Commission should reinstate the $500 annual per-person contribution limit to independent groups, which APOC stopped enforcing following a 2010 U.S. Supreme Court decision called Citizens United.
Rep. Don Young got some six-figure help from a Republican PAC while his campaign is running an ad accusing independent challenger Alyse Galvin of taking money from Democratic PACs. Galvin had several beefs with the ad and called it "very distressing." Listen now
Testy moments punctuated the debate when Rep. Don Young and challenger Alyse Galvin faced off. Listen now