Tag: Ballot

Election Commission Digs Into Ballot Mess

The Election Commission for the Municipality of Anchorage will hold a final public meeting today (Monday) to interview people who were unable to...

City Clerks Office Reviews Voting Problems

The Anchorage city clerks office is calling the voter turn out in yesterday's election "unprecedented." The office is investigating the election, working today to figure out which voting precincts ran out of ballots. Read More

Oil Tax Revision Passed by Senate, Anchorage Election Investigation

The stories up for discussion this week are: the oil tax revision passed by the Senate; Anchorage election results and ballot shortage investigation; proposed bill to offset high energy costs; Samantha Koenig body found; legislative session winding down; and "Justice for Ted" rally. KSKA: Friday, 4/6 at 2:00pm & Saturday, 4/7 at 6:00pm KAKM: Friday, 4/6 at 7:30pm & Saturday, 4/7 at 5:00pm

ACMP Initiative Backers Scramble To Get Signature

Backers of a citizen’s initiative to re-establish the Alaska Coastal Management Program have unleashed a full-court press to collect nearly 26,000 signatures needed to put the measure on this year’s statewide ballot.

Local Ballots Produce State Interest

Today municipalities and boroughs across Alaska are holding local elections with some ballot items attracting statewide interest. Leading the list is the ballot initiative against the proposed Pebble Mine in the Lake and Peninsula Borough.

Barrow Will Vote on Dry Status

The question of whether to allow sales of alcohol will be on the ballot tomorrow for voters in Barrow. A yes vote would allow the first legal local liquor sales in the city in more than a decade. Barrow currently is a “damp” community.

Valley Voters Face School Board Challenge

Matanuska Susitna Borough voters will be selecting two Borough school board seats when they go to the polls on Tuesday

School, Road, Reapportionment Questions Face Valley Voters

When Matanuska Susitna Borough voters go to the polls next week, they will be asked to approve ballot propositions regarding schools, roads and reapportionment.

Sealaska Board Elections Go Online

Sealaska’s board elections are online this year. The Southeast-based regional Native corporation has set up a new system for shareholder balloting. Voting, meanwhile, is a little quieter this time around because the ballot has no resolutions. But it’s not for lack of trying.

Alaska News Nightly: June 20, 2011

House Rejects Special Session for Coastal Management Program, Alaska Dispatch Hosts Arctic Imperative Summit, Navy Officials Meet to Plan for Diminished Arctic Ice, Roadless Rule Exemptions Still Unclear, and more...