Five Democrats Vie For Chance to Run Against Don Young

Next Tuesday 5 Democrats are running against each other, hoping to garner the most primary votes to be able to challenge Republican Don Young for Alaska's lone seat in the U.S. House.

Walker Selects Leaders For Gubernatorial Transition Team

Bill Walker had increased his lead over Republican Gov. Sean Parnell to 4,000 votes after the Division of Elections tallied 20,000 uncounted ballots on Tuesday . With a Walker win looking more likely, a transition team is being formed to prepare for a December 1 inauguration.

Dunleavy, Begich spar on budget, crime in debate

They traded accusations over which branch of government is responsible for the rise in crime. Listen now
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Sen. Sullivan says Pebble can’t shake his opposition to mine; pledges to ‘continue to monitor’

Asked what he'll do as senator to block the mine, Sullivan had few specifics.
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Some Alaska Republicans build large leads through Wednesday’s vote count, with counting to resume in a week

Alaska Republicans appeared to have sizable leads in some key races in the state, though 40% of the ballots remain to be counted.

The Associated Press Declares Murkowski the Winner in the U.S. Senate Race

The Associated Press has called the race for Alaska's contested U.S. Senate race and declared Lisa Murkowski the clear winner. Murkowski is ...
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Anchorage Election Q&A: Here’s what’s on the ballot and options for voting

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.

Oil Tax Referendum Groups Organize For Campaign’s Final Stretch

With three months to go before the primary election, groups with a stake in the oil tax referendum are ramping up their campaigns. Download Audio

Judge says Alaska should crack down on unlimited contributions in state elections

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.

Kelly leads Kawasaki in close Fairbanks Senate race

If declared the winner, Kelly will begin his sixth term as a senator in January. Listen now
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Why some people appear to vote twice in Alaska’s election data

A "data hobbyist" says he found scores of examples of people voting more than once. But the Division of Elections says none of those votes were counted.
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Alaska House control unclear as Republican leader trails by 17 votes

Democrat Liz Snyder leads Republican Rep. Lance Pruitt, the leader of the Alaska House Republican minority caucus, by just 17 votes with an estimated 114 absentee ballots left to count.