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PFD Voter Registration

PFD automatic voter registration could increase turnout — for a price

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The Division of Elections estimates that automatic registration could catch up to 70,000 people who are qualified to vote but not registered. In 2015, the Lieutenant Governor’s office estimated that if the ballot initiative passes, it could cost about $930,000 to implement and $300,000 every year after that.
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With money from Murkowski, GOP assails U.S. Senate candidate Miller

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The Alaska Republican Party is attacking U.S. Senate candidate Joe Miller in a series of hard-hitting mailers. This is the same Joe Miller who was the Republican Party’s own nominee six years ago, when he beat the incumbent Republican senator, Lisa Murkowski. Now the party is accepting money from Murkowski’s campaign and using it against Miller. Miller calls that money laundering, but the party says it’s perfectly legal.
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