RUNNING: Tuesday, August 21

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7:00 PM Senate F, House 11, House 12 Chugiak, Eagle River 7:30 PM Senate G, House 13, House 14 Elmendorf, East Anchorage Read More...

Lieutenant Governor Primary Election

He’s been a prosecutor and a state Senator, and now Hollis French is running for Lieutenant Governor. His opponent, Bob Williams, is campaigning on the issue of education. French on justice and taxation issues. And what else? APRN: Tuesday, 8/8 at 10:00am Download Audio

Primary Election: Republican U.S. Senate Candidate Mead Treadwell

It will soon be decision time for Alaska voters on which Republican should face incumbent U.S. Senator Mark Begich in November. Will it be Joe Miller, Dan Sullivan, or Mead Treadwell? Each candidate will have an hour-long live opportunity to answer phone calls from public radio listeners statewide. Mead Treadwell will go first, on the next Talk of Alaska. APRN: Tuesday, 7/1 at 10:00am Download Audio

2014 Running: State House & State Senate

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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.

RUNNING: Monday, August 20

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7:00 PM House 6 Mat-Su 7:05 PM Senate D, House 7, House 8 Willow, Houston, Palmer 8:10 PM Senate E, House 9, House 10 Greater Wasilla, Big Lake, Point McKenzie Read More...

RUNNING: Monday Oct. 29

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8:00 PM House 6 Mat-Su 8:30 PM House 7, House 8 Willow, Houston, Palmer 8:45 PM Senate E, House 9, House 10 Wasilla, Big Lake, Point McKenzie Read More...

RUNNING: Thursday, August 23

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Host Michael Carey moderates a discussion with the candidates running for legislature in the Alaska Primary Election on August 28, 2012. Daysha Eaton joins as a panelist. Tune in on KSKA FM 91.1 or Alaska Public Television. Times listed below are approximate. 7:00 PM Senate J, House 19, House 20 West Anchorage, Sand Lake 8:00 PM House 21, House 22 (Senate K) South Anchorage 8:10 PM Senate L, House 23, House 24 South Anchorage 8:20 PM Senate M, House 25, House 26 Eagle River 10:00 PM Senate N, House 27, House 28 South Anchorage, North Kenai Read More...

RUNNING: Friday, Nov. 2

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7:00 PM Senate L, House 23, House 24 South Anchorage 8:15 PM Senate M, House 25, House 26 Eagle River 9:45 PM Senate N, House 27 South Anchorage, North Kenai Read More...

Election 2012: Meet the Candidates

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Our meet-the-candidates forum hosted by Michael Carey returns Monday, October 29 through Friday, November 2 on KSKA FM and Alaska Public Television. Debate for the State: U.S. Congress Monday, Oct. 29 at 7:00 pm RUNNING: Alaska legislature Monday Oct., 29 at 8:00 pm Tuesday, Oct. 30 - Friday, Nov. 2 at 7:00 pm Visit our elections page for details on RUNNING, Debate for the State and the U.S. Presidential election on November 6, 2012.

As Final Ballot Count Looms, Potential Electees Plan Next Move

The Division of Elections will continue counting ballots today - Friday - 8 business days after the November 4th election. As Alaskans wait for final counts in especially the Governor and U.S. Senate race, the presumptive winners, Bill Walker and Dan Sullivan, are planning their way forward. However, it's important to note that as of today, Friday—neither Governor Sean Parnell or Senator Mark Begich have yet conceded, that of course could change later today based on ballot counting that will take place later today. KSKA: Friday, November 14 at 2:00 p.m. and Saturday, November 15 at 6:00 p.m. KAKM: Friday, November 14 at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, November 15 at 4:30 p.m. Download Audio

Rules for 2014 RUNNING – Primary Election

Write-in candidates must show at least 5% standing in the polls to be included. The percentage would NOT include the margin of error in the poll. The poll must be done by a reputable pollster and presented to Alaska Public Media at least one week before the production - either the record date or the live date.

Rules for 2014 RUNNING – General Election

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The Rules for RUNNING for the General Election can be found here.

Republican and Democratic Convention Coverage

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(Updated Mon. 8/7) The Republican National Convention will take place in Tampa, Florida from Tuesday, August 28 through Thursday, August 30. The Democratic National Convention will take place in Charlotte, North Carolina from Tuesday, September 4 through Thursday, September 6. Watch or listen to convention coverage on Alaska Public TV or KSKA FM. Broadcast details HERE.

Primary Election: Republican U.S. Senate Candidate Joe Miller

It will soon be decision time for Alaska voters on which of three Republican should face incumbent U.S. Senator Mark Begich in November. The statewide public radio forum, Talk of Alaska has offered each of the three an hour-long live opportunity to answer phone calls from public radio listeners statewide. Mead Treadwell and Dan Sullivan have had their turn, and next up is Joe Miller. APRN: Tuesday, 7/29 at 10:00am Download Audio

Debate for the State: Friday, August 24

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Host Michael Carey moderates a discussion with the candidates running for United States Representative in the Alaska Primary Election on August 28, 2012. Tune in on KSKA FM 91.1 or Alaska Public Television. Times listed below are approximate. 7:00 PM Democrats Debra Chesnut Fairbanks Sharon M. Cissna Anchorage Matt Moore Anchorage Doug Urquidi Eagle River Frank J. Vondersaar Homer 8:00 PM Republicans John R. Cox Anchor Point Terre L. Gales Eagle River Don Young Ft. Yukon 8:50 PM Libertarian Jim C. McDermott Fairbanks
A woman holds a phone up taking apicture of a big blue tank inside a room

Tuluksak got a special water treatment system meant for the whole village. Only the school was using it.

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Entry into the school was restricted on due to concerns about health hazards and disruption of the school day.

RUNNING: Wednesday, Oct. 31

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7:00 PM Senate H, House 15, House 16 Midtown, Spenard 8:30 PM House 17, House 18 Mountain View, Downtown Anchorage Read More...

Gubernatorial Candidate Sean Parnell

Sean Parnell is in a close race to keep his position as Alaska's top executive. The state is facing tough issues. Revenue shortfalls mean hard budget questions in the future, and reform is needed in the troubled National Guard. But gasline development may also be on the horizon. APRN: Tuesday, 10/21 at 10:00am Download Audio
Former Sen. Mark Begich addresses the Alaska State Legislature on Monday, March 3, 2014. (Skip Gray/ Gavel Alaska).

U.S. Senate Race: Mark Begich

Six years ago, Mark Begich narrowly won his position as a U.S. Senator for Alaska. Now Senator Begich is in a fight to keep that seat with a strong challenge from former Attorney General and DNR Commissioner Dan Sullivan. APRN: Tuesday, 10/14 at 10:00am Download Audio

Gubernatorial Candidate Bill Walker

Bill Walker wants to be the next Governor of Alaska. Whoever wins will take the job in a tough fiscal environment. Walker is running in a tight race without a party after running as a Republican in the past. APRN: Wednesday, 10/22 at 10:00am Download Audio