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Trial concludes in challenge to Alaska ranked choice voting repeal petition | #alaska | #politics

Phillip Izon examines signature gathering booklets during a trial on Wednesday, July 3, 2024 at the Nesbett Courthouse in Anchorage. (Loren Holmes / ADN) A trial concluded Wednesday in a case that could determine whether Alaskans get to vote later this year on keeping the state’s ranked choice voting and nonpartisan primary system. The voting […]

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Alaska judge to expedite ruling on campaign ethics violations by ranked choice voting opponents | #alaska | #politics

Division of Election workers process signature booklets to repeal Alaska’s new voting system in Anchorage on Jan. 12, 2024. (Loren Holmes / ADN) An Alaska judge will rule months before the November election on the legality of a decision by state campaign regulators to punish opponents of Alaska’s voting system. The review follows an appeal […]

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Ranked choice voting opponents file petition in quest to overturn Alaska’s voting system | #alaska | #politics

Art Mathias, one of the leaders of the ongoing ballot measure effort to repeal Alaska’s new voting system, delivers signature booklets to the Division of Elections Absentee and Petition Office on Friday, Jan. 12, 2024 in Anchorage. (Loren Holmes / ADN) A group seeking to overturn Alaska’s voting system on Friday submitted signatures to the […]

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Alaska State Republicans and Democrats Work Together | #alaska | #politics

Something weird and wonderful is happening in Alaska. In a state known for extreme winters, petro economics and great natural beauty, and for its fierce conservatism that saw Donald Trump beat Hillary Clinton by nearly 15 points and Joe Biden by 10 points, Alaska state Republicans and Democrats are actually cooperating. Not only are they […]

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Maine to hold ranked-choice runoff election for House seat | #alaska | #politics

(NewsNation) — Maine’s 2nd Congressional District is headed for a ranked-choice runoff after neither candidate secured 50% of the votes needed. Incumbent Democratic Rep. Jared Golden led his Republican challenger Rep. Bruce Poliquin with 48.2% of the total vote, just shy of carrying the race. The runoff will be determined by the 6% of votes […]

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Alaska general election filing deadline passes with 10 incumbents not seeking reelection | #alaska | #politics

JUNEAU, Alaska (KTUU) -The filing deadline for Alaska’s general election passed at 5 p.m. on Wednesday. At least one-third of the Alaska Legislature will not serve in the offices they currently hold: 10 legislators are not seeking reelection, eight are running for different offices, and two Democratic incumbents are set to lose their seats after […]

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