Challengers Have Hard Time in Assembly Races

Yesterday’s Anchorage Municipal Election featured six assembly races, two school board contests and 11 propositions. Here’s KSKA’s Len Anderson with the...

Senator McGuire Campaigns to Keep Seat

During this past Legislative session, Senator Lesil McGuire has honed in on creating policies that support natural resource and renewable energy development. McGuire has served a dozen years and she is currently the youngest Senator in Juneau. She's being challenged by fellow Republican Jeff Landfield in the primary.

Murkowski Campaign Urges Broadcasters to Refuse Tea Party Ad

Associated Press Lawyers for U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski's campaign want Alaska broadcasters to refuse a national Tea Party ad. The campaign says the TV ad is...

RUNNING: State Senate, Anchorage District P

Cathy Giessel (R), Jennifer Johnston (R) and Mark Moronell (R) are running for state senate in district 21 in the ...

Debate for the State: Friday, August 24

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

Presidential race heads to Alaska in March

Alaska’s major parties will pick their candidates on different days. The Republicans will choose theirs on March 1st, also known as Super Tuesday. That’s because it’s the day that the largest number of delegates will be picked this year. Download Audio

Lawmakers Discuss Issues with Redistricting Plan

The Legislative Ethics Committee today (Thursday) partially resolved a question from candidates and voters concerned about their representation after the effects of redistricting kick...

RUNNING: State Senate, District H Wasilla

Charles Huggins (R) is running unopposed for State Senate, District H Wasilla in the Alaska General Election on November 2, 2010. Here...

Timothy Beck

Timothy Beck is a 2022 candidate running to fill Alaska’s sole U.S. House seat.

State Candidates Release Campaign Financial Reports

Dave Donaldson, APRN – Juneau Candidates in this year’s state races have released the first campaign financial reports required since the August Primary election.  ...

Controversial Anchorage Budget Bumps Up Taxes for Public Safety, Veto Likely

The Assembly passed a budget adding a 5.61% rise in property taxes, splitting the body between those calling for fiscal conservatism, and others stressing a need for spending on public safety.
(Photo by Zachariah Hughes, KSKA - Anchorage)

2015 Anchorage Municipal Election

With over 97 percent of the precincts reporting in, the winner has yet to be determined in Anchorage's mayoral race. Leading the pack of 11 candidates is Ethan Berkowitz, with 36.84 percent of the vote. Amy Demboski and Andrew Halcro trail Berkowitz with 24.31 percent and 21.60 percent, respectively.

Rep. Young’s Washington office, key to his brand, still stands. For now.

The bear, the guns, the heads — they aided his reputation for fierceness. Or, as some saw it, bullying.

Assembly Certifies Anchorage Election, Orders Hand Recount

Exactly one month after the chaos of election night, the Anchorage Assembly voted to certify the Municipal Election Thursday evening. But the certification will be subject to the results of a hand recount of ballots. KSKA's Daysha Eaton was there and filed this report. Read More...

Fairclough Challenging Davis in Redrawn District

A Republican representative from the state House - Anna Fairclough is hoping to unseat long term Democratic Senator Bettye Davis from Anchorage. Redistricting changed the playing field. The new Senate district now includes Eagle River where Fairclough has been a popular candidate in the past.
A woman in a blue shirt feeds documents into a beige machien atop a table in an office.

Election Workers Scan Absentee, Questioned Ballots

Election workers were also scanning hundreds of absentee and questioned ballots at the Division of Election office in Anchorage today. Four workers fed stacks of paper ballots into Accuvote machines.

RUNNING: 2021 Anchorage School Board Race – issues and candidate Q&A responses

UPDATE: Candidate responses to Alaska Public Media's 2021 School Board Candidate questionnaire are now available at Running 2021. Sixteen candidates are running; 12 responded...

Candidates Give the Public A Lot to Think About

Dave Donaldson, APRN – Juneau The major candidates for US Senate are about a third of the way into this year’s primary election season...

Miller, McAdams Debate State’s Economy and the Federal Factor

Dave Donaldson, APRN – Juneau The major issue to be argued in this year’s U.S. Senate race is how the winner of the General...

Absentee, Early Vote Counting Begins Today

Photo and Story by Dave Donaldson, APRN – Juneau The Division of Elections is counting the first round of absentee and early votes...