A federal judge has set an April trial date in a case that could affect state campaign contributions limits in Alaska. U.S. District Court Judge Timothy Burgess said the trial is estimated to take five days. It is scheduled to start April 25th, about four months before the state's primary elections.
Three candidates are vying for the Matanuska Susitna Borough's mayor's seat. Incumbent Larry DeVilbiss seeks re-election, and he's is being challenged by Assemblyman Vern Halter and dark horse candidate Rosemary Vavrin. The election is scheduled for Tuesday, October 6.
The 2014 edition of RUNNING airs on Monday, 10/27 and Tuesday, 10/28 on KAKM and KSKA. Check the schedule to find out when your district's candidates will be on the air with hosts Ellen Lockyer and Anne Hillman. If you missed the broadcast, the programs are available here.
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Alaska’s largest Native organization is challenging a Southeast group to lead the regional campaign to regain federal voting-rights protections.
Listen to live coverage from election central at the Dena'ina Center in Anchorage 9:00 - 11:00 pm. Candidates, local analysts and APRN reporters from around the state join hosts Steve Heimel and Peter Granitz to discuss Alaska's election results and national outcomes. Listen on KSKA FM 91.1 and APRN member stations statewide. Voter Resources:
- Find My Polling Place
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- Redistricting Maps and Descriptions
- Early Absentee and In-Person Voting
- State of Alaska Division of Elections: 2012 General Election Results
Voting day is Tuesday, August 28 in Alaska's Primary Election. Polling places are open 7:00 AM - 8:00 PM. Besides the U.S. House and legislative races, voters also will be deciding two ballot measures. One would re-establish a coastal management program in Alaska. The other would allow a city or borough to raise the property tax exemption on a residence from $20,000 to up to $50,000. Voter Resources: State of Alaska: Primary Election Find My Polling Place Amended Proclamation Plan by the Alaska Redistricting Board District Maps