James Brooks, Alaska Beacon
The investigation was ordered by a committee of the Alaska Legislature after former CEO Angela Rodell alleged "political retribution" was involved.
The Alaska Constitution’s "disloyalty clause" will be tested in a Dec. 12 trial on Wasilla Republican David Eastman's eligibility to hold office.
A Matanuska-Susitna Borough man says Rep. David Eastman has violated the "disloyalty clause" of the Alaska Constitution.
An Anchorage Superior Court judge ruled that the Alaska Division of Elections has a duty to determine whether a candidate for public office is ineligible for disloyalty.
Borough employees and elected officials have declined to confirm the existence of another complaint.
Political advisers, pollers and independent observers say there are five early lessons from Alaska’s first ranked choice election.
Alaska Division of Elections officials say voting stations in the state's Aug. 16 special election did not open in Tununak and Atmautluak.
If Charlie Pierce and his running mate quit before Tuesday, Christopher Kurka would fill the No. 4 spot in the general election.
When preliminary results are announced at 4 p.m. Wednesday, it will reveal the likely winner.
Alaska’s new primary election system showed who voters favored, but it only cut one legislative candidate
As Alaska Beacon reporter James Brooks points out, the votes tallied Tuesday mostly amount to a state-sponsored poll with a nice, big sample size.
Officials won’t put the ‘ranked’ into ranked choice voting until all ballots arrive.
The decision settles a three-year-old dispute between the Legislature and Gov. Mike Dunleavy.
Members of the committee hired a special investigator in January to determine whether political factors played a role in the firing of Angela Rodell.
“Our view on this bill is ultimately, it causes more harm than good,” said Emily Sullivan, communications director for the Northern Alaska Environmental Center.
There are no immediate impacts to state finances, but continued losses would reduce available cash for services and dividends.
Members of the Oath Keepers, including the group’s founder, have been accused of crimes linked to the Jan. 6 riots.
Annual fuel deliveries are arriving with prices near record highs, crimping the budgets of small towns and villages with no road access.
The state of Alaska has sued the U.S. Department of the Interior in an attempt to hold the federal government responsible for the identification of thousands of polluted sites on land given to Alaska...
Gov. Mike Dunleavy will sign a tribal-recognition bill next week, the Alaska Federation of Natives said on Thursday.
The vacancies are slowing services, canceling ferries and could strain the Alaska Permanent Fund.
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