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Update: Thomas holds two-vote lead in House District 34 race

Update: Thomas holds two-vote lead in House District 34 race

Election officials say Haines Republican Rep. Bill Thomas now holds a two-vote lead over Sitka Democrat Jonathan Kreiss-Tomkins.

UPDATE: Munoz gets Finance seat, Kerttula keeps Minority Leader post

Representative Mike Chenault will return for his third term as House Speaker when the 2013 Alaska Legislature convenes in January.

House Republicans organized Thursday, two … more

Juneau voters turned out for Obama

Juneau voters turned out for Obama

It was no surprise that Alaska went heavily for the Republican presidential ticket on Election Day. And as usual, the Capital City broke with the statewide trend.

Sitka’s Stedman, Kodiak’s Stevens join new Senate majority

Sitka’s Stedman, Kodiak’s Stevens join new Senate majority

Kodiak Senator Gary Stevens, who served as Senate President the past four years, and Sitka Senator Bert Stedman, who had been co-chair of the powerful Finance Committee, both joined Thursday, giving the majority 13 members.

Statewide vote goes to Romney; Juneau favors Obama.

A few Capital City Republicans and Tongass Democrats gathered at Juneau’s Baranoff Hotel Tuesday night to watch election results come in.

Senate Dist. Q: Stedman defeats Kookesh in battle of incumbents

Senate Dist. Q: Stedman defeats Kookesh in battle of incumbents

Republican Bert Stedman won his re-election bid Tuesday, and will return to the Legislature as the new District Q senator.

Young wins 21st term

Young wins 21st term

U.S. Rep. Don Young had no trouble defeating Democrat Sharon Cissna to win an unprecedented 21st full term in the House.

House Dist. 33: Wilson wins handily

House Dist. 33: Wilson wins handily

Incumbent Peggy Wilson will represent the newly-created House District 33.

House Dist. 34: Kreiss-Tomkins holds small lead over Rep. Bill Thomas

House Dist. 34: Kreiss-Tomkins holds small lead over Rep. Bill Thomas

It’s still too close to call for Republican state Representative Bill Thomas and Democratic challenger Jonathan Kreiss-Tomkins in Southeast’s House District 34.

With 100 percent … more

Wednesday Newscast 11/7/12

This newscast includes selected election results from around Southeast Alaska.… more