Gov. Dunleavy said the state’s emergency operations center is coordinating with the village on a response.
The Respect for Marriage bill says states can’t, on the bases of race or gender, reject a valid marriage license issued in another state.
Observers say not to expect the next four years to repeat much of the first four.
Political campaigns, pollsters and the media tend to focus on the races at the top of the ballot, so it’s hard to nail down why more and more Alaskans are voting to fire judges.
As late as July, almost a third of Alaskans surveyed had never heard of Peltola. She championed a centrist message of “pro-fish, pro-family, pro-freedom.”
The election outcome is a defeat for hardline Republicanism. Tshibaka allied herself with Trump and supported his election denialism.
Because he secured over half of first choice votes, the Division of Elections will not tabulate second and third choice votes in the race.
Ranked choice voting has changed how candidates campaign, and how Alaskans vote. It’s also changed the pace of the election cycle.
Republican incumbent U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski is now ahead of GOP challenger Kelly Tshibaka by 1,658 votes, which leaves her almost certain to win reelection.
Jennie Armstrong, Ashley Carrick and Andrew Gray are on track to become the first openly LGBTQ Alaskans to serve in the state Legislature in the body’s 60-year history.