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Southeast cities hot and cold on ballot measures

Southeast cities hot and cold on ballot measuresSoutheast Alaska voters shot down some tax changes and construction projects during the Oct. 7 municipal elections.

Local voter turnout up 10 points

Local voter turnout up 10 pointsVoters cast 2,500 more ballots in Juneau’s municipal election this year than in 2013.

State voter pamphlet contains anti-Begich ad

The Division of Elections voter pamphlet is arriving in mailboxes across the state. Way in the back is a page that caught some voters by surprise.

Muñoz, McGuan face off in Juneau chamber forum

Muñoz, McGuan face off in Juneau chamber forumRep. Cathy Muñoz and challenger George McGuan differed on education funding.

Gladziszewski, Yorba led municipal election spending

Gladziszewski, Yorba led municipal election spendingThe three candidates for Areawide Assembly spent a total of more than $20,000 on their race.

Parnell, Walker spar at Soldotna gubernatorial debate

Four gubernatorial candidates took questions at a Chamber of Commerce forum Wednesday in Soldotna.

In new ad, Begich embraces Obamacare vote

In new ad, Begich embraces Obamacare voteFor those who want to unseat U.S. Sen. Mark Begich, one strategy has prevailed from the start: Bind him to President Obama and the Affordable Care Act.

White, Gladziszewski win Assembly seats

White, Gladziszewski win Assembly seatsJuneau voters sent two newcomers to the Assembly, re-elected an incumbent, and gave the Assembly authority to delegate management of city pools.

Holst, O’Brien win school board seats

Holst, O’Brien win school board seatsHolst won with more than 3,600 votes and is new to the board. O’Brien returns to the board with more than 2,500 votes.

Gwich’in translators scramble to ready election materials

In Fairbanks, Gwich’in language experts are finding the process of translating election materials challenging.