One precinct chair said most voters learned the ranked choice system during the August primary, but mistakes and questions had still come up.
In this newscast: Jennifer Pemberton explains KTOO’s efforts to inform voters this election year; A new transit center opened in Juneau Monday morning; Trappers will have 30 days to harvest wolves on Prince of Wales Island; The Western Artic Caribou herd is continuing a long term population slide
In this newscast: Alaska Beacon’s James Brooks tells Alaska Public Media’s Casey Grove about Alaska Legislature seats that are up for election this year; Some want to change the way the state appoints judges through a Constitutional Convention, Kavitha George explains why
In this newscast: Alaska Public Media’s Jeremy Hsieh speaks with Casey Grove about common election security questions; Alaska statewide candidates on climate change; An update on the false report of a shooter at a high school in Fairbanks
In this newscast: Federal scientists are looking at stress levels in whales this summer compared to when tourism wasn’t in Juneau; A group tracking US political extremism has labeled Sarah Palin and Kelly Tshibaka as election deniers; Klawock now has more than 20 legal slot machines; Election officials are worried they may not have staff to work Election Day in two rural Alaska communities
In this newscast: This month marks the 50th anniversary of the Marine Mammal Protection Act – and now, the federal government works with Tribes to manage animals for subsistence use; Ernestine Hayes’ Blonde Indian is becoming an audiobook; The Sitka assembly issued a resolution to acknowledge Filipino American History Month; A Fairbanks woman is recycling glass bottles and jars by pulverizing them into sand
KTOO has partnered with America Amplified to answer questions about how to participate in the special and midterm elections. Here are some of the top questions we have been able to answer thus far.
In this newscast: Bethel youth are going to the polls this week; A special canoe was dedicated in Angoon; Southeast’s summer season for Dungeness crab was worth $10 million less than last year; Candidates for Alaska’ US House seat sparred in Debate for the State
Alaska Public Media News Director Lori Townsend and Alaska’s News Source Managing Editor Mike Ross will moderate the live debate featuring candidates incumbent U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R), Kelly Tshibaka (R) and Pat Chesbro (D).
Alaska Public Media News Director Lori Townsend and Alaska’s News Source Managing Editor Mike Ross will moderate the live debate featuring candidates Rep. Mary Peltola (D), Nick Begich (R), Sarah Palin (R) and Chris Bye (L).