This comes after the state argued against reprinting ballots in a separate case, claiming such a move would “blow up the election.”
The move left Democrat-backed independent candidate Suzanne LaFrance off the ballot.
Alyse Galvin may very well prove her voter registration should be on the general election ballot but because the state hid the change until the last possible minute, it may not.
Henderson noted that lack of an explanation in today’s order, saying the state “has not thus far asserted any meaningful or cogent reason for not including this information on the current general election ballot.”
Trust that our elections will be free and fair is the foundation of democracy. We’re not nearly that close to a collapse in Alaska, but it sure feels like the foundation is being chipped away.