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Critics question Sealaska ballot

Critics question Sealaska ballotFour Sealaska board of directors candidates say the regional Native corporation's balloting process violates a recent court ruling. Sealaska says there's no problem.

Mallott campaign computer stolen

Mallott campaign computer stolenA laptop computer with donors’ financial information has been stolen from the Anchorage office of the Byron Mallott gubernatorial campaign

Democrats gather in Nome to strategize for fall

Democrats gather in Nome to strategize for fallWith their platform set and candidates for most major races in place, the Democrats face a summer of heavy campaigning in preparation for the fall.

Oil tax referendum groups organize for campaign’s final stretch

Oil tax referendum groups organize for campaign’s final stretchWith three months to go before the primary election, groups with a stake in the oil tax referendum are ramping up their campaigns.

Libertarian Party sees opportunity in GOP fractures

Libertarian Party sees opportunity in GOP fracturesThe state’s Libertarian Party is not so big. Its membership has hovered around 7,000 voters since the Division of Elections began tracking their registration in the late 1990s.

Alaska GOP aims to block party coups

Alaska GOP aims to block party coupsThe Alaska Republican Party has taken measures to prevent a takeover by libertarian and Tea Party activists.

Lindsey Holmes not seeking reelection to House seat

Lindsey Holmes not seeking reelection to House seatWest Anchorage Republican Lindsey Holmes will not be running for reelection to the Alaska House of Representatives.

Ballot initiatives could boost younger, liberal voter turnout

Ballot initiatives could boost younger, liberal voter turnoutWhen the Republican-led Legislature went into overtime last week, they knocked a set of citizen’s initiatives onto an already packed November ballot.

Chamber comes out anti-Begich. That’s the U.S. Chamber of Commerce

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is the latest Outside group to launch campaign ads in Alaska’s U.S. Senate race.

Joe Miller kicks off campaign in Wasilla

Joe Miller kicks off campaign in WasillaU.S. Senate candidate Joe Miller kicked off his campaign last night in Wasilla before a few hundred cheering supporters.