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Monthly Archives: August, 2016

Union money, the PACs, and union dues

PART 1: FOLLOW THE UNION MONEY By ART CHANCE Money: Unions have lots of it, and it comes in two basic forms, plus a third for...

Nageak getting legal help for election irregularities

BEN NAGEAK HIRES ELECTION ATTORNEY As the State Election Review Board prepares to put its stamp of approval on an improperly conducted election in District...

Anchorage safety plan: Shelter in place?

POLICE WARN PEOPLE TO BE WARY The dead number 26,* depending on how you count them. However they started their journeys in life and whatever their dreams,...

Republicans to Election Division: Don’t certify District 40

CHAIRMAN SENDS A DETAILED LETTER Exactly two weeks after the polls closed for the Alaska Primary Election, the Alaska Republican Party has weighed in on the...

Bright, shiny objects: Harriet loves vacancies; Craig Richards comes knocking

THERE GOES THE NEIGHBORHOOD? Rep. Harriet Drummond was so glad to be rid of the Alaska Republican Party headquarters in her neighborhood that she posted...

District 40 election ‘illegal’ — may be certified anyway

DISASTROUS TV INTERVIEW CUT SHORT BY DIVISION DIRECTOR Division of Elections Director Josie Bahnke struggled to answer basic questions put to her by a joint...

District 40 questioned ballots: Another odd twist

WHERE ARE THE QUESTIONED BALLOTS THIS YEAR? In the last four primaries, District 40 had far more questioned ballots than absentee ballots. In fact, questioned ballots exceeded absentees...

Bright, shiny objects: Palestinian woman summits Denali, reindeer sitter needed

HAD BEEN TURNED BACK ON THREE PREVIOUS ATTEMPTS Suzanne Al Houby, a Palestinian-born and current United Arab Emirates resident, is the first Arab woman to...

Why so many proxy ballots in District 40?

BALLOTS COUNTED - SURPRISE, IT'S A WIN FOR WESTLAKE, PERHAPS Although Rep. Ben Nageak of Barrow has reportedly conceded the District 40 election to Dean...

Curiouser and curiouser: Delayed primary results

PUBLIC MIGHT WONDER WHAT DIVISION OF ELECTIONS IS HIDING It's late at night, Friday, August 26, and still no official count of questioned ballots and...

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