In cases where employees are shielded by state law or boards and commissions from at-will firings, it’ll take the new administration a few more steps to reshape state government.
The pieces come together for the next session, but not to rubber-stamp the Governor-elect Dunleavy’s plans.
After a rough election night, late-arriving absentee ballots give Democrats a key win.
Conventional wisdom says Republicans—who are currently trailing in the count—will hold an advantage in those ballots, but will it be enough? Can we look back to past elections for answers? Or are elections shifting?
Republicans already announced a 21-member majority. One of those members lost his lead in today’s vote tally.
Randolph says state ownership of subsurface mineral rights, which was the key to filling the permanent fund, prevents a private economy.
Dunleavy said he’s considering a project to put more public land into private ownership, but it would be separate from the PFD.
Opposed by a shoe-string campaign, Judge Corey’s retention trailed by more than 6 points.
House Republicans were eager to stake their claim on the 40-member Alaska House even though one of the 21 members has not yet secured his election.
Republicans won big on Tuesday night in an election that will see the party fully take the reigns of Alaska’s government.