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Alaska elections official says agency doesn’t plan to investigate House candidate’s eligibility

The Alaska Division of Elections has no plans to investigate the residency of Anchorage Democratic state House candidate Jennie Armstrong, a division official said Monday.Last week, political writer Jeff Landfield identified social media...

Alaska absentee ballots should have two stamps, but one is OK, officials say

This year’s Alaska general election absentee ballot is a hefty document, weighing in between 1.1 and 1.2 ounces.If it were an ordinary letter, that’s weighty enough to need two stamps. But if voters...

Dunleavy plans longer prison terms for drug dealers linked to overdose deaths

Gov. Mike Dunleavy said Monday that if re-elected, he intends to propose legislation increasing the prison sentence for drug dealers who sell products that kill someone. The as-yet-unreleased legislation would also make convicted...

In South Anchorage and Girdwood state Senate race, candidates confront crime fears

Even before his truck was stolen, Anchorage Republican Sen. Roger Holland had been hearing from his constituents about crime.As he seeks re-election on Nov. 8, he’s made the topic a top issue, but...

Alaska Rep. Eastman remains on ballot but could be disqualified after election

An Anchorage Superior Court Judge ruled Thursday that Wasilla Republican Rep. David Eastman is likely ineligible for public office but ordered that he remain on the state’s Nov. 8 election ballots, pending the result of...

Rep. Eastman remains on ballot but could be disqualified after election

An Anchorage Superior Court Judge ruled Thursday that Wasilla Republican Rep. David Eastman is likely ineligible for public office but ordered that he remain on the state’s Nov. 8 election ballots, pending the...

Fourteen years on, Palin’s ‘bridge to nowhere’ comment still resounds

Ketchikan residents still remember the moment when Sarah Palin said on national TV, “thanks but no thanks for that bridge to nowhere.”The bridge would have linked the Southeast Alaska town with neighboring Gravina...

State judge to decide eligibility of Alaska lawmaker linked to Oath Keepers

A state judge will decide by Thursday morning whether Wasilla Republican Rep. David Eastman remains eligible for this fall’s general election.Eastman and the Alaska Division of Elections have been sued by a Matanuska-Susitna...

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