After days of attacks by the Alaska Republican Party and state legislature majority members on the Alaska Division of Elections (DOE) over voting irregularities in the August 16 state primary they, the Alaska Democratic Party has sent a letter to DOE Director Josie Bahnke claiming to “debunk” Republican talking points.
In the letter, Alaska Democratic Party Chair Casey Steinau addresses claims by the Alaska Republican Party that voting problems in the Shungnak voting precinct of District 40 could have changed the outcome of the Democratic primary between Rep. Ben Nageak and Dean Westlake. In that precinct, voters were given both the Republican ballot and the ADL ballot and allowed to vote on both rather than choose between them, as they were supposed to do.
Steinau also states that the Alaska Democratic Party sees no need for a new election to overturn the results of those on August 16 as Alaska Republican Party Chairman Tuckerman Babcock has called for:
Here is the full letter.