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After A Resounding GOP Victory, 6 Tidbits That Tell The Story

After A Resounding GOP Victory, 6 Tidbits That Tell The StoryThe big headline from last night's midterm elections is that Republicans walloped the Democrats, cashing in on enormous discontent about the state of the country to pick up seven Senate seats and wrest control of the chamber.

Knowns and unknowns among counted ballots

Knowns and unknowns among counted ballotsWith a few candidates up and down the ticket unsure whether they won or lost, a lot of Alaskans are looking to the thousands of ballots that remain uncounted.

Alaska voters legalize marijuana

Alaska voters legalize marijuanaThe measure makes legal the production, sale and use of marijuana for Alaskans over 21 years old. Washington DC and Oregon approved similar measures.

Officials, public criticize another Capital Transit bus plan

Officials, public criticize another Capital Transit bus planChanges include eliminating service into the downtown core and onto the University of Alaska Southeast campus.

Southeast votes for Begich, Walker, Dunbar

Southeast votes for Begich, Walker, DunbarSen. Mark Begich would be headed back to Washington, D.C., had the rest of the state voted like Southeast. And Bill Walker would have solidly won the governor’s race.

Analysis: Juneau voters break for Democrats, back initiatives

Analysis: Juneau voters break for Democrats, back initiativesJuneau voters went against the national and statewide Republican trend Tuesday

Sullivan leads Begich by 8,000 votes

Sullivan leads Begich by 8,000 votesAlaska appears to have followed the national trend and elected a Republican to the U.S. Senate.

Juneau lawmakers Egan, Muñoz and Kito re-elected to legislature

Juneau lawmakers Egan, Muñoz and Kito re-elected to legislatureAll three of the capital city’s state lawmakers handily won re-election Tuesday

Slideshow: political signs around Juneau

Slideshow: political signs around JuneauHere's just a small sample of election signs in the Juneau area.

Nearly 5,000 vote early or absentee in Juneau’s two districts so far

Nearly 5,000 vote early or absentee in Juneau’s two districts so farDivision of Elections Director Gail Fenumiai says those ballots could make a difference