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Alaska elections office says Eastman eligible to run

The Alaska Division of Elections has determined that Republican state Rep. David Eastman of Wasilla is eligible to run for reelection. Eastman's candidacy faced challenges over his affiliation with the far-right Oath Keepers...

Palin nabs early lead in Alaska US House special primary

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin leads in early results from Saturday's special primary for the state's only U.S. House seat, as voters whittled down the list of 48 candidates...

Lawsuit filed over ballot access in Alaska special primary

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — A lawsuit alleges that Alaska's special primary for U.S. House, which is being conducted primarily by mail, deprives voters who are visually impaired of the ability to cast ballots...

Alaska House, Senate negotiators reach tentative budget deal

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Alaska lawmakers tasked with negotiating a budget deal reached a tentative agreement Tuesday that would pay residents more than $3,000 this year, but the final amount would depend on...

Democrat Gray-Jackson ends US Senate run in Alaska

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Democrat Elvi Gray-Jackson said Friday that she is ending her run for U.S. Senate in Alaska and instead will seek reelection to the state Senate.Gray-Jackson, in a statement released...

Alaska high court finds Senate district unconstitutional

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The Alaska Supreme Court ruled Friday that a state Senate district pairing part of east Anchorage and the Eagle River area by the board tasked with rewriting Alaska’s political...

Alaska announces elections timeline for vacant US House seat

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — State election officials on Tuesday announced plans for a June 11 special primary and an Aug. 16 special election to fill the U.S. House seat left vacant with last...

Rep. Don Young, longtime Alaska congressman, dies at 88

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Alaska Rep. Don Young, who was the longest-serving Republican in the history of the U.S. House, has died. He was 88.His office announced Young's death in a statement Friday...

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