Republicans hold 21 of the 40 seats in the Alaska House of Representatives after the first full run of Alaska’s new ranked choice voting system.
Wednesday is the day Alaskans have been waiting for — ranked choice voting tabulation will take place at the Alaska Division of Elections headquarters in Juneau.
By Wednesday, Nov. 23, workers will be done counting the first choice votes on everyone’s ballot. This year, there’s an additional step – called tabulation or sorting.
View live results for Alaska's 2022 governor, U.S. Senate and U.S. House races.
Legislative candidates are handling the weekslong wait in different ways. For Cathy Giessel, it’s spending some time catching up on less political activities, like quilting.
Anchorage Superior Court Judge Herman Walker on Friday dismissed a lawsuit challenging the eligibility of Democratic state House candidate Jennie Armstrong.
Republican incumbent U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski is now ahead of GOP challenger Kelly Tshibaka by 1,658 votes in updated election results Friday, which leaves her almost certain to win reelection.
In its more than 60-year history, Alaska has never had an openly LGBTQ state lawmaker. Now, Alaska voters are set to send three down to Juneau.
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In House District 39 along the Bering Strait, only 10 votes separate a longtime incumbent and his challenger.
U.S. Sen. Dan Sullivan says he was swayed by the addition of sections protecting religious organizations.
No state Senate or statewide races changed leaders, but GOP U.S. Senate candidates Lisa Murkowski and Kelly Tshibaka are closer.
Anchorage Superior Court Judge Jack McKenna has granted a request to move the upcoming legislative eligibility trial of Rep. David Eastman to Palmer, instead of Anchorage.
Reelection is likely for Sen. Murkowski and Rep. Peltola.
If Dunleavy’s share of the vote remains over 50%, he will win a second term outright, with no need for ranked choice tabulations.
The Alaska Division of Elections has tens of thousands of ballots waiting to be counted, with potentially thousands more on their way in the mail.
Both Trump-endorsed candidates are making vague accusations of malfeasance, despite no evidence of election fraud.
Alaska lawmakers look at election results and ponder policies, politics and personalities in coalition discussions
Alaska Beacon reporter James Brooks says some state senators have been talking about the very real possibility of forming a coalition. But the future of a coalition-controlled House is much murkier.
Senators are already talking about how a coalition majority might be organized.
In Alaska’s congressional races, incumbents are in a good position to win, but will have to wait until Nov. 23's ranked-choice tabulation to be sure.