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Alaska campaign regulator declines to fast-track complaint against anti-ranked choice campaign

The Alaska Public Offices Commission voted unanimously to conduct a full investigation before hearing the case in February.
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Alaska ranked choice voting opponents blame ‘incompetence,’ not subterfuge, for errors in campaign disclosure

The founders of Alaskans for Honest Elections say a $90,000 political donation wasn't routed through a church group, despite what they wrote on a form.
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Mat-Su Assembly, School Board incumbents fend off challengers in local elections

Matanuska-Susitna Borough voters re-elected conservative Assembly and School Board incumbents in all but one race in local elections Tuesday.
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Denali Borough voters to elect new mayor, Assembly, school board

"All of our districts, every seat, is up for election" in the borough's downsized Assembly and its school board, according to the borough clerk.
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Alaska redistricting board agrees to pay $400K after losing Eagle River Senate lawsuit

A group of East Anchorage plaintiffs successfully challenged the boundaries of Eagle River’s state Senate district last year.
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State lawmaker Josiah Patkotak is poised to become the next North Slope Borough mayor

At 29 years old, he would become the region’s youngest mayor.

Opioid overdose reversal drugs are now available over-the-counter in Alaska

The opioid overdose treatment Narcan became available over the counter in pharmacies throughout Alaska last week. The treatments will cost $45 for a box of two.
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APOC staff recommends fines for opponents of Alaska’s ranked choice voting

Investigators say those trying to repeal Alaska's voting system routed a $90,000 political contribution through a church group, among other alleged violations of campaign laws.
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Begich announces he’ll challenge Peltola for Alaska’s U.S. House seat

Republican Nicholas Begich III is taking another run at becoming Alaska’s next member of Congress.
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Fans of Alaska’s ranked choice voting speak out against bill to repeal it

Rep. Sarah Vance, R-Homer, says a poll shows a majority of Alaskans would repeal RCV. But public testimony in Juneau ran 3-to-1 against it.

Alaska Supreme Court reaffirms decision leaving 5th-place finisher off U.S. House ballot

Justices say the state made the right call when it decided not to advance Tara Sweeney to special election ballot.
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Anchorage voters to decide on using marijuana taxes to fund early education, child care programs

Proposition 14 would specifically allocate Anchorage marijuana tax revenue to child care and early education initiatives.
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Furor over mail-in voting fades as Anchorage prepares for April election

It peaked in 2021. Anchorage’s election administrator thinks increasing transparency around election operations has helped settle the public’s concerns.

Alaska leaders fly to D.C. to press for Willow project

The ConocoPhillips project is opposed by environmental advocates but supported by Alaska's political and business establishment.
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Murkowski delivers ‘tough love’ address to Alaska Legislature

U.S. Sen. Murkowski urged legislators to have a vision, "think big" and not rely solely on federal money.
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In homecoming address to state legislators, Peltola praises the ‘Alaska model’ of bipartisanship

Bipartisanship is U.S. Rep. Mary Peltola's motto, and her first address to the Alaska Legislature was on-brand.
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Launch of campaign to repeal ranked choice voting draws a crowd in Anchorage

A few hundred people met at a south Anchorage church Thursday night to kick off a signature drive aiming to get rid of ranked choice voting and go back to the way Alaska used to elect candidates.
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Alaska’s new elections director, a Trump donor, stays quiet on 2020 election fairness nationally

Carol Beecher doesn’t have elections experience, but Lt. Gov. Dahlstrom cites her administrative background, impartiality as reasons for the pick.
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Republican supporter Carol Beecher tapped to lead the Alaska Division of Elections

Beecher succeeds Gail Fenumiai, who had a long career with the division and retired last year after administering Alaska’s first ranked choice elections.
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Micciche has commanding lead in Kenai Peninsula Borough mayor’s race

Peter Micciche previously served as mayor of the City of Soldotna and was most recently president of the Alaska State Senate.
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Kelly Tshibaka takes on a new opponent: Alaska ranked choice voting

Preserve Democracy, launched by Republican Kelly Tshibaka after her failed U.S. Senate bid, seeks to stop ranked choice voting in Alaska.

Congresswoman Peltola hires Josh Revak, a Republican former rival, to run her Alaska office

“We may have different party affiliations, but the job is about serving all Alaskans,” Revak said
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Peltola, following in Don Young’s footsteps again, wins seat on House Transportation committee

The panel has jurisdiction over the Coast Guard, air travel and other areas of importance to Alaska.
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Peltola says wrong date on her congressional bio is likely a reporting error she made decades ago

"It's really embarrassing, and I think it's probably my error," says Congresswoman Peltola.
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