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Early voting underway for CBJ municipal election

Ballots can be cast early until September 30th at city hall’s assembly chambers or at the Mendenhall Mall.

Byron Mallott jumps into Governor’s Race

Byron Mallott jumps into Governor’s RaceWhile Mallott still hasn’t filed the paperwork needed to run, he declared his candidacy on Monday.

Democrats sue Redistricting Board over new map

Democrats sue Redistricting Board over new mapA new lawsuit has been filed against the state redistricting board. This time, it’s by the Alaska Democratic Party.

Filing period ends with only one contested seat

The filing period to run for assembly and school board in the October election is officially over. Only the area-wide assembly seat is contested. It’s currently held by Johan Dybdahl, who can’t run again due to term limits.

Filing period opens for October election

Filing period opens for October election(Update) The filing period for three assembly seats and two school board seats starts Friday for the October 1 election.

Does redistricting change Southeast election dynamics?

Does redistricting change Southeast election dynamics?Southeast Alaska’s new redistricting boundaries eliminate the possibility of at least one House election rematch. But they could lead to some other challenges.

Redistricting Board adopts final plan

Redistricting Board adopts final planIn a half-hour meeting on a Sunday afternoon, the Alaska Redistricting Board unanimously agreed on a new electoral map.

Palin talks senate run, but state GOP hears radio silence

Palin talks senate run, but state GOP hears radio silenceFormer Gov. and once-vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin saying she could be persuaded to run against incumbent Democrat Mark Begich.

Low voter turnout renews interest in elections by mail

Low voter turnout renews interest in elections by mail

Chances are, if you’re registered to vote in Juneau, you didn’t the last time school board seats, candidates for the Assembly, municipal debt or sales … more

With representation on decline, voting rights decision worries Native districts

Under federal law, Alaska was required to have five House and three Senate districts with large Native populations. With the Supreme Court striking down part of the Voting Rights Act, that requirement is gone.