A fair warning, we are about to examine some really, really early absentee ballot return numbers in Alaska. Political analysts on both sides of the aisle have warned us about taking too much from them and so we pass that caution on to you. However, if you are like us, you just need to know what those numbers say anyway, right?
The Alaska Democratic Party (ADP) has accused former Chilkoot Charlie’s owner and Spenard area state house candidate Mike Gordon of pushing to get a convicted child abuser and sex trafficker a lighter sentence, calling him a â€œgood guy.â€
New voter registration numbers posted by the Alaska Division of Elections (DOE) show Democrats picking up steam heading into the November 8 general election. The…
The Alaska Democratic Party (ADP) this morning accused Republican Mat-Su State House candidate David Eastman of lying in his submission to the state’s Official Election Pamphlet (OEP)…
A little more than an hour before the second presidential debate this afternoon, House Majority Leader Charisse Millett (R-Anchorage) became the latest Alaska republican to…
Anchorage Superior Court Judge Andrew Guidi on Thursday overturned the results of the Democratic primary in Alaska’s northernmost House district, declaring incumbent Rep. Ben Nageak the winner by two votes instead of challenger Dean Westlake.
The PFD Automatic Voter Registration initiative is already sitting pretty with major funding and no organized opposition, but those backing the move may have just received the last piece to their election night victory puzzle.
Heading into yesterdayâ€™s local elections across Alaska, the general feeling among most of the 49th stateâ€™s politicos was that we should expect a pretty low turnout in the November elections. The idea is that the massive unpopularity of both major presidential candidates, the negativity of their campaigns, and depressing state budget and economic news would lead a lot of people to just not participate in state elections.
According to an email from Vince Beltrami’s campaign this afternoon, his campaign has released their first TV spot. It is a typical political ad of the humanize/inoculate variety intended to make the candidate a warm personality rather than a distant political character.
The National Rifle Association (NRA) has released their 2016 endorsements in Alaska races and there are a few surprises.