Bryce Edgmon Will Represent House District 36

Nearly 98-percent of the vote is in and Bryce Edgmon from Dillingham has won another term in the Alaska House of Representatives. He will represent the newly redrawn District 36.
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In-person voting is underway in Alaska’s special primary election. Here’s what to know.

Ballots have been mailed out to registered voters, but if you’d rather vote in person, you can go to one of 170 voting sites.

Ad Claims Treadwell Company Erodes Privacy

A new negative ad focused on Republican U.S. Senate candidate Mead Treadwell says technology companies he founded are helping the government erode privacy. Treadwell calls the claim absurd. Download Audio:
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Internal Republican divides complicate leadership of Alaska House and Senate

Senators are already talking about how a coalition majority might be organized.

Murkowski, Miller Debate Each Other for First Time in RUNNING

Lori Townsend, APRN – Anchorage On Thursday night, the Republican candidates for U.S. Senate matched up for the first time for debates. Incumbent Senator Lisa...

Campbell Says Allegations By Miller Are ‘Baseless’

Associated Press Alaska Lt. Gov. Craig Campbell says allegations made by Republican U.S. Senate candidate Joe Miller in a state lawsuit are “baseless.” Miller...

Parnell and Treadwell Present United Front

Photo and Story by Ellen Lockyer, APRN – Anchorage Governor Sean Parnell and Republican running mate Mead Treadwell presented a united front in a...

Anchorage Prepares To Vote On Anti-Discrimination Proposition

The next Anchorage Municipal Election is set for April 3, and the most talked about measure on the ballot is Proposition 5. It aims to amend the city’s municipal code to add legal protections against discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and transgender identity.

Miller Refuses to Answer Any More Personal Questions

Photo and Story by Lori Townsend, APRN – Anchorage It was a day of waiting for the Alaska Press Corp. in Anchorage. The campaign...

Parnell Puts Hold on Campaigning

Governor Sean Parnell announced Tuesday afternoon that he was temporarily suspending public campaign activity in aftermath of a plane crash north of Dillingham that...

Running 2012: Questions for the Candidates?

Anchorage Municipal Elections are coming up on April 3rd and we would like to hear from you, the voter. Do you have questions for the school board and mayoral candidates? Send your questions to web@alaskapublic.org. Please use the subject line: Running 2012. Be sure to submit your questions by Monday, March 19. More info...
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Officials: Woman charged with voting in Florida and Alaska

Cheryl Ann Leslie, 55, told Florida investigators that her work as a physician assistant required extensive travel between multiple states.

Murkowski, Walker Remain Undecided on Write-In Campaign

Dave Donaldson, APRN – Juneau and Libby Casey, APRN – Washington DC Congress is returning to Washington, but Senator Lisa Murkowski is not among...

Mat-Su District Two Race

Ellen Lockyer, KSKA – Anchorage Matanuska Susitna Borough voters go to the polls October 5 to choose two Assembly seats. KSKA’s Ellen Lockyer has...

Berkowitz Campaign Battling RGA Advertising

Steve Heimel, APRN - Anchorage This morning the Democratic gubernatorial campaign of Ethan Berkowitz goes into court to challenge a large advertising buy by the...

Organizations Making Final Push To Encourage Alaska Native Voters

As Election Day nears, Native organizations in Juneau are making one last big push to encourage voters through a Get Out the Native Vote information rally on Saturday. Download Audio

Murkowski missed – didn’t duck – abortion vote, staffer says

Sen. Lisa Murkowski was absent today for a procedural vote on banning abortion after the 20th week. As her spokeswoman explains it, Murkowski did not intentionally duck the abortion vote, but missed it due to "prior travel commitments."

Gubernatorial Candidate Sean Parnell

Sean Parnell is in a close race to keep his position as Alaska's top executive. The state is facing tough issues. Revenue shortfalls mean hard budget questions in the future, and reform is needed in the troubled National Guard. But gasline development may also be on the horizon. APRN: Tuesday, 10/21 at 10:00am Download Audio

DEBATE FOR THE STATE: GOP US Senate Candidates

Meet two of the candidates running for the GOP nomination for US Senate, Joe Miller and Mead Treadwell on Wednesday, August 13 in Debate for the State. Dan Sullivan was invited but chose not to take part in the debate. The program starts at 7:00 p.m. Download Audio

Cruz wins Alaska’s GOP presidential poll (slightly)

Cruz received 36 percent of the vote, with New York businessman Donald Trump taking 34 percent, and record-breaking turnout among party-members.