It was a pretty good night for conservative candidates in the Fairbanks area.
Matherly vetoed an ordinance that would have extended equal protections to the LGBTQ community.
Dodge’s fundraising is far higher than recent campaigns for Fairbanks mayor.
Dodge came within a vote and a coin toss of an Alaska House seat last year.
The state’s right to argue that House District 1 race will impact the landscape of the House, but it’s not entirely convincing that a week isn’t enough time for the legislators to organize.
The precise scope of the legal challenge is not immediately clear, but the Dodge legal team has already outlined at least two ballots they believe should be counted.
Election law gives candidates five days from the recount to file a legal challenge.
The legal battle for House District 1 is starting to take shape.
It’s officially a tie, but a recount and a decision about the in-limbo ballot could change that before we reach the tiebreaker.
Regardless of the outcome we’re likely in for a lengthy legal battle before the race is decided.