Campaign finance enforcers fine Republican Governors Association and Dunleavy support group

The commission said the violation occurred when the RGA reserved TV time for political advertisements without registering with the state. Listen now
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Mertarvik residents didn’t get primary ballots. The state says it didn’t know people lived there.

Materials for voting never arrived in Newtok, a sister village, from where absentee ballots were supposed to be taken to Mertarvik.

A torrent of Democratic absentee ballots could reverse Alaska’s Election Night vote counts

More than 75,000 Alaskans have already cast absentee ballots in this year’s election -- nearly one-fourth of the total number of votes cast in the state in the last presidential election, in 2016.

RUNNING: 2021 Anchorage Mayor’s Race – issues and candidate Q&A responses

UPDATE: Candidate responses to Alaska Public Media's 2021 Mayor Candidate questionnaire are now available at Running 2021. Fifteen candidates filed to run; 9 candidates...
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In Alaska’s first statewide by-mail vote, turnout was highest for a primary since 2014

Final preliminary results posted Tuesday night by the Alaska Division of Elections show 161,614 people voted in the special election for U.S. House, Alaska’s first statewide election by mail.
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Groups sue over lack of process to fix mail ballot mistakes

Alaska elections officials are violating voters’ rights by not providing a process through which voters can fix mistakes on mail ballot envelopes, a lawsuit filed Tuesday alleges.
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Disaster response presents an early test for Alaska’s Rep. Peltola

Mary Peltola says she's approaching her new House colleagues about how to fund disaster relief for Western Alaska

Walker and Gara call on Pierce to drop out of governor’s race, Dunleavy says he’s ‘waiting for more facts’

On Friday, Pierce's former executive assistant filed a lawsuit against him and the Kenai Peninsula Borough alleging “constant unwanted physical touching, sexual remarks, and sexual advances."

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Gregg Brelsford is a candidate for the 2022 U.S. House special election.
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How, where and when you can cast your ballot in Alaska’s November election

It's not enough to know who or what you want to vote for, you also need to know how and where to cast your ballot.

Debate for the State Will Replay on 360 North

Photo by Josh Edge, APRN - Anchorage If you missed the live airing of this year's Debate for the State, Running or the Talk of...

Rep. Young issues call for unity before swearing in Pelosi as House speaker

"I will be honest: I do not like what I see," Young said. It's time we hold hands and talk to one another."
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Anchorage mayoral hopefuls offer different visions on how to help the city recover

In the upcoming mayor's race, candidates are divided about whether to improve the current administration's course, or to rollback coronavirus restrictions immediately.

Anchorage Assembly – Seat 3E

Candidates for Anchorage Assembly Seat 3E – Phil Isley and Tim Steele – discuss local issues with host Michael Carey.

Young Apologizes for Suicide Remarks; Is Warmly Received at AFN

Alaska Congressman Don Young angered many of his constituents this week with remarks about suicide at Wasilla High that he later acknowledged were insensitive. Today, he used his annual speech at the Alaska Federation of Natives to apologize. Download Audio

For Indigenous Alaskans, congressional election brings flood of emotions, online and off

The election of Yup'ik Mary Peltola brought unexpected tears to some Alaska Native people.

Begich spent four years as a consultant. As governor, he could sign bills affecting former clients

For the past four years, Begich has owned a public affairs and consulting firm, working with clients that intersect with state government. If elected, he’ll likely be faced with decisions that will directly affect the businesses, unions and Native organizations that have been paying his business for advice. Listen now
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Alaska candidates promise painless budget cuts, but experts say not so fast

Veterans of state budget battles say that after years of spending cuts, it’s unlikely that further reductions can fill much of the deficit without major impacts to services like schools and the Medicaid health-care system. "The easy choices are gone," said House Speaker Bryce Edgmon.