Ballots can be cast early until September 30th at city hall’s assembly chambers or at the Mendenhall Mall.
While Mallott still hasn’t filed the paperwork needed to run, he declared his candidacy on Monday.
A new lawsuit has been filed against the state redistricting board. This time, it’s by the Alaska Democratic Party.
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.
(Update) The filing period for three assembly seats and two school board seats starts Friday for the October 1 election.
Southeast Alaska’s new redistricting boundaries eliminate the possibility of at least one House election rematch. But they could lead to some other challenges.
In a half-hour meeting on a Sunday afternoon, the Alaska Redistricting Board unanimously agreed on a new electoral map.
Former Gov. and once-vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin saying she could be persuaded to run against incumbent Democrat Mark Begich.
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
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.