Polls across Alaska closed at 8 p.m. Tuesday and while results are still unofficial the big winners appear to be Walker, Sullivan and marijuana.
Voters will decide on state lawmakers, governor, a U.S. Senator, Alaska’s only U.S. House rep, and on three ballot initiatives ranging from marijuana to minimum wage.
With Alaska’s primary in August, city elections throughout the state in October, and the general election in November, there have been ample occasions for our listeners…
Running for Alaska’s sole U.S. House seat, Dunbar says changes are needed in the criminal justice system — especially in what he sees as the overreach of federal drug laws.
As AFN endorses candidates in the Governor and Senate races, Bering Straits Native Corporation follows suit, with an additional endorsement for Don Young.
An unexpected meeting with Dept. of Natural Resources Commissioner Joe Balash shifted the meeting from elections to mining.
Nome voters rejected a proposed sales tax increase on alcohol and tobacco during Tuesday’s city elections.
Brandy Arrington has been running unopposed for Nome’s School Board Seat B, but less than a week before election day, Charles Pullock is launching a write-in campaign for the seat.
August 19 was primary election day in Alaska. As you might expect, KNOM and its news department rallied to bring comprehensive coverage of this important election to our listeners, both on the airwaves and online.
The Alaska Municipal League wrapped up a second day of events on August 14 — with a gubernatorial debate between Democrat Byron Mallot and unaffiliated candidate Bill Walker.